CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual. This manual contains direct support (ds) and general support (gs) maintenance instructions
for the 6KVRRTFL.
Model Numbers and Equipment Name. The 6KVRRTFL, 6000 lb. Variable Reach Rough Terrain Forklift
Truck. Equipped with Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) lifting tool.
Purpose of Equipment. The 6KVRRTFL is designed for loading and unloading Multiple Launch Rocket
System (MLRS) pods and other munitions from transport vehicles and containers. The 6KVRRTFL is also
designed for use as a standard rough terrain forklift.
Special Limitations on Equipment. The 6KVRRTFL has no special limitations. Normal limitations such as
travel speed, lift capacity, etc. are given in para. 1-8.
MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-
750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
OFFICIAL NOMENCLATURE, NAMES, AND DESIGNATIONS.
Refer to the nomenclature cross-reference list below. This listing gives nomenclature cross-references used in this
manual. The common name is in the left column and the official name is in the right.
NOMENCLATURE CROSS-REFERENCE LIST
6000 lb. Variable Reach Rough Terrain
Multiple Launch Rocket System
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIRS).
If your 6KVRRTFL needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us
what you dont like about your equipment. Let us know why you dont like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368
(Quality Deficiency Report).Mail it to Commander, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command, Attn: AMSTA-QRD, Warren,
MI 48397-5000. Well send you a reply.