The tractor-water distributor shall consist of a tractor front section and a tanker rear section. The tractor-water
distributor shall be of the diesel engine driven, earth-moving equipment type having four off-the-road tire assemblies with
the two front tires driving and the two rear tires trailing.
The tractor-water distributor shall withstand the usage encountered in military operations such as self-loading,
hauling and evenly distributing water. The tractor-water distributor shall withstand crossing roadless rough terrain,
including guflies causing the tractor tanker to oscillate in both directions, fording streams, and negotiating steep
longitudinal and side-hill slopes, without damage. The tractor-water distributor shall be capable of having its normal
construction tasks performed by one operator including filling of the tank. The tractor-water distributor shall be capable
of driving at maximum travel speed in transport, being towed by another vehicle, and limited towing of other equipment.
Department of the Army publications available in support of the tractor-water distributor, in addition to this
manual, are TM 5-3825-226-10 and TM 5-3825-226-24P.
Operator. MOS 62J (General Construction Equipment).
Unit Maintenance. MOS 62B (Construction Equipment Repairer).
Direct/General Support (DS/GS) Maintenance. MOS 62B (Construction Equipment Repairer).
Tank-Automotive Command Logistics Assistance Representatives stationed at CONUS and OCONUS
Installations will be fully qualified and available to furnish on-site assistance concurrent with receipt of the tractor-
Assistance can be obtained by contacting the Logistics Assistance Office listed in Appendix B of AR 700-4,
Logistics Assistance Program.