The Tractor-Scraper is a commercial elevating model with diesel engine, pneumatic tires, two axles, articulated steering,
two single driving front wheels and two single non-driving rear wheels. The Tractor- Scraper has a minimum heaped
capacity of eleven cubic yards and is equipped with power shift trans- mission.
The Tractor-Scraper shall withstand the usage encountered in military operations such as: self-loading, handling, dumping
and spreading soil, crossing rough terrain, fording streams, and negotiating steep longitudinal and slidehill slopes, without
damage. The Tractor-Scraper shall be capable of driving at maximum travel speed in transport, being towed by another
vehicle, limited towing of other equipment, and for airborne and air assault operations. The Tractor-Scraper shall be
capable of self-loading undistributed or recompacted soil to a heaped capacity in less than one minute.
Department of the Army publications available in support of the Tractor-Scraper, in addition to this manual, are TM 5-3805-
260-10 and TM 5-3805-260-24P.
1. Operator. MOS 62E (Heavy Construction Equipment Operator).
2. Unit Maintenance. MOS 62B (Construction Equipment Repairer).
3. Direct/General Support (DSIGS) Maintenance. MOS 62B (Construction Equipment Repairer).
Tank-Automotive Command Field Maintenance Technicians stationed at the receiving Installations will be
fully qualified and available to furnish on-site training and/or assistance concurrent with receipt of the
Assistance can be obtained by contacting the Logistics Assistance Office listed in Appendix B of AR 700-
4, Logistics Assistance Program.