DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TECHNICAL BULLETIN
INTERIM HIGH-MOBILITY ENGINEER EXCAVATOR
TRACTOR, WHEELED, INDUSTRIAL
Contract Number DAAE07-02-C-T015
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC
01 OCT 2003
REPORTING ERRORS AND RECOMMENDING IMPROVEMENTS
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let us know. Submit your DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) through the Internet
on the Army Electronic Product Support (AEPS) Web site. The Internet address is https://aeps.ria.army.mil. The DA Form
2028 is located under the Public Applications section in the AEPS Public Home Page. Fill out the form and click on
SUBMIT. Using this form on the AEPS will enable us to respond quicker to your comments and better manage the DA
Form 2028 program. You may also mail, fax, or e-mail your letter or DA Form 2028 directly to: AMSTA-LC-LMIT / TECH
PUBS, TACOM-RI, 1 Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island IL 61299-7630. The e-mail address is TACOM-TECH-
PUBS@ria.army.mil. The fax number is (DSN) 793-0726 or Commercial (309) 782-0726.
2. EXPLANATION OF TERMS.
1. GENERAL. This bulletin provides implementation
instructions for the warranty on the Interim High-Mobility
a. Abuse. The improper use, maintenance, repair, or
Engineer Excavator (IHMEE). It contains instructions for
handling of warranted items that cause the warranty
obtaining services and/or parts covered under warranty.
of those items to become not applicable under
This bulletin also describes methods of processing
warranty claims. For additional warranty information on
the IHMEE, contact your local Warranty Control Office/
b. Acceptance. The hand-off of the IHMEE to the
Officer (WARCO) or TACOM Logistics Assistance
Government and signing of the approved
Representative (LAR). If your WARCO or TACOM LAR
acceptance document by an authorized Government
is not available, or if additional information is required,
representative, unless the IHMEE is placed in
contact the TACOM IHMEE Program Manager. The
storage, in which case acceptance shall mean the
number to call is (DSN) 786-5677, Commercial (810)
date that the vehicle is placed in service.
574-5677, Attn: AMSTA-DSA-FP-CE. The caller should
be prepared to provide (1) name, (2) DSN and commercial
c. Acceptance Date. The date that the IHMEE is
telephone numbers, (3) complete Unit Identifier Code
actually delivered to the Government, accepted into
(UIC), (4) identification of the vehicle to include engine
the Army inventory, and the approved acceptance
serial number(s), (5) a brief description of the problem,
document is signed by an authorized representative
and (6) the contract number (see paragraph 3b.).
of the Government. This is not the date that the
DD Form 250 is signed at the ADI factory.
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