Section I. GENERAL
additions, or deletions to the Commanding General,
Military Construction Supply Agency/U.S. Army
a. This manual is published for the use of the
Engineer Maintenance Center, Corps of Engineers,
personnel to whom the FWD MODEL S-349-V Snow
ATTN: MCSDM, P.O. Box 119, Columbus 16, Ohio.
Removal Unit is issued. It provides information of the
Direct communication is authorized.
operation, lubrication, and preventive maintenance
e. Report unsatisfactory equipment performance
services of the equipment, accessories, components,
and suggestions for equipment improvement to the
organizational unit for initiating necessary corrective
2. Record and Report Forms
basic issue items authorized for the use by the operator.
The maintenance allocation chart is contained in TM 5-
For record and report forms applicable to the operator,
refer to TM 5-505.
c. Numbers in parentheses on illustrations indicate
quantity. Numbers preceding nomenclature callouts on
Applicable forms, excluding standard
illustrations indicate the preferred maintenance
Form 46 which is carried by the
operator, will be kept in a canvas bag
d. Report all deficiencies in this manual on DA
mounted on the equipment.
Form 2028. Submit recommendations for changes,
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
expels the snow through the snow direction chute when
the blower housing is in the upright position. By rotating
a. General. The FWD Snow Removal Unit, Model
and raising and lowering the snow direction chute, the
S-349-V (figs. 1-3) is a truck-mounted, rotary snowplow
direction and distance to which the snow will be expelled
driven by a gasoline engine power unit. The plow and
is controlled. By turning the fan blower housing to the
its power unit are mounted on a gasoline-engine-driven
left or right and not using the snow direction chute, snow
carrier. The snow removal unit is designed to operate
may be expelled a greater distance over a much larger
under conditions of extreme cold and to perform
area. The side cutters are used to break up high snow
functions such as clearing roads and airfield runways.
The plow assembly is raised and lowered
As a safety precaution, a rotating warning beacon is
hydraulically, to control the depth of the cut. The
mounted on top of the operator's cab.
minimum height of the moldboard blade is set by
b. Snowplow. The augers break up the snow and
adjusting the plow shoe adjustment shaft.
feed it to the fan located behind the augers. The fan