1-3. 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.
All Terrain Lifter Army System
1-4. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR'S)
If your ATLAS needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell
us what you don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put
it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive
Command, Attn: AMSTA-TR-E/MPA, Warren, MI 48397-5000. We'll send you a reply.
1-5. EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT REPORT AND MAINTENANCE DIGEST (EIR MD)
The quarterly Equipment Improvement Report and Maintenance Digest, TB 43-0001-39 series, contains
valuable field information on the equipment covered in this manual.
The information in the TB 43-0001-39 series is compiled from some of the Equipment Improvement
Recommendations that you prepared on the vehicles covered in this manual. Many of these articles result
from comments, suggestions, and improvement recommendations that you submitted to the EIR program.
The TB 43-0001-39 series contains information on equipment improvements, minor alterations, proposed
Modification Work Orders (MWOs) warranties (if applicable), actions taken on some of your DA Forms 2028-2
(Recommended Changes to Publications), and advance information will help you in doing your job better and
will help in keeping you advised of the latest changes to this manual. Also refer to DA Pam 310-1
Consolidated Index of Army Publications and Blank Forms, and Appendix A, References, of this manual.