HMMWV UPARMORED ROLLOVER Emergency Procedures Performance Measures

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					            GTA 55-03-030                                PREVENTIVE MEASURES:                                     Pay attention to vehicle condition,                       Work As a Team:
             For Official Use Only                       Wear seatbelts. Survive the rollover!                    tire pressure and loading:                                Maintain Crew Integrity – train as a team
  HMMWV UPARMORED ROLLOVER
                                                         Slow Down. Watch for Sharp Curves and                    • Pay particular attention to the tire condition          Communicate with the driver.
     Emergency Procedures                                                                                                                                                   Tell the driver what is to the left, right, rear, and
                                                         Steep Slopes.Curves and slopes generate                  and air pressure during PMCS to reduce
     Performance Measures                                                                                         potential hazards. Worn, improperly inflated              overhead. Your gunner is your eyes and ears!
                                                         centrifugal forces that act sideways on the
                WARNING                                  vehicle, increasing the chance of rollover.              tires increase your risk of rollover.                     The gunner may be the only crew member
                                                                                                                                                                            capable of seeing around the entire vehicle.
                                                                                                                  • Don’t overload the vehicle. Example, the                Use the vehicle intercom system to pass visual
 Never attempt to jump from a rolling vehicle.           Avoid Panic. Don’t jerk the steering wheel.              M1114 payload is 2300 lbs: this includes the
                                                         Many rollovers occur when the driver panics /                                                                      information to the driver, but rehearse shouted
 It may roll over you. Ensure that the vehicle                                                                    passengers, winch, gunner’s protection kit,               voice commands and hand signals in case the
                                                         jerks the steering wheel during an emergency.            spare tire,weapons, and all cargo!
 has stopped rolling before exiting. Upon                Jerking the steering wheel can cause loss of                                                                       intercom fails. Avoid hazards, use a ground
                                                         control and the vehicle may slide sideways and           • Keep the Vehicle Center of Gravity Low. Load            guide whenever possible.
 complete evacuation of the crew, vehicle
                                                         roll over.                                               heavier items low in the vehicle. Increasing the
 should be inspected for fire hazards such as                                                                     height of the vehicle’s center of gravity                 Use combat locks safely.
                                                         Know proper maneuvering. If you drive off                increases your risk of rollover.                          Combat locks help keep the doors closed in a
 leaking oil, fuel, ammunition and hydraulic
                                                         the roadway, gradually reduce speed. Ease                                                                          crash, but are a hazard near water! Unlock
 fluid. If hazardous / explosive materials are                                                                    • Secure the Load. Improperly secured loads               combat door locks when near water (enemy
                                                         your vehicle back onto the roadway at a
                                                                                                                  can shift and become hazards within the vehicle           situation permitting).
 involved, driver must take actions according            safe speed.
                                                                                                                  and increase the chance of rollover.
 to the DD Form 836 accompanying load.                                                                                                                                      Know how to get out.
                                                         Use caution on rural roads / roads with soft             • Trailer Towing. Vehicles towing trailers have
 Notify rescue personnel and remain at                   or no shoulders. When a vehicle goes off a               a higher risk of rolling over, especially in curves       Rehearse vehicle evacuation as if only one
 evacuation distance while securing accident             road, the vehicle can overturn when it strikes           and during sudden steering maneuvers, as a                exit is available.

 site.                                                   a ditch or embankment, or is tripped by soft soil.       result of the exaggerated motion of the trailer.
                                                                                                                  Adjust speed accordingly.
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ROLLOVER DRILL TASK STEPS                                  c. Gunner                                                      (10)   Assists crew to exit.                      If vehicle rolls onto side:
AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES:                                     (1) Yells, "Rollover, Rollover, Rollover!"                  (11)   Establishes security.
                                                              (2) Drops down into vehicle.                                (12)   Recovers sensitive items.                     a. Soldier in lower position, if able:
NOTE - All personnel will use seat restraints!                (3) Tucks chin into chest, holds onto                       (13)   Provides first aid.                              (1) Unbuckles seat belts.
                                                                  a stationary object, and braces                         (14)   Assists in vehicle recovery.                     (2) Assists Soldiers in higher positions to
1. Execute Rollover Drill (not in water):                                                                                                                                             release seat belts and lower carefully.
                                                                  for impact.
   a. Driver                                                                                                         b. Gunner
      (1) Releases the accelerator, plants feet flat     2. After the rollover has stopped:                              (1) Disconnects headset.                              b. Crew, if doors are jammed:
          on the floor and attempts to maintain                                                                          (2) Orients self to nearest door.                        (1) Exits thru hatch or cargo area if possible.
                                                           a. Driver, VC and rear crew:
          control of steering.                                                                                           (3) Unlocks combat door locks.                           (2) Works as a team to open jammed doors.
                                                              (1) Driver turns off motor.
      (2) Yells "Rollover, Rollover, Rollover!”                                                                          (4) Gets door open: if door does
                                                              (2) Braces one hand on ceiling.
      (3) Keeps hands on the steering wheel, tucks                                                                            not open, tries different door.
                                                              (3) Unbuckles seatbelt with other
          chin into chest, and braces for impact.                                                                        (5) Exits with weapon.
                                                                  hand and immediately puts
                                                                  both hands on ceiling.                                 (6) Assists crew to exit.
  b. Vehicle Commander and Crew                                                                                          (7) Establishes security.
                                                              (4) Slides out of seat.
     (1) Yells, “Rollover, Rollover, Rollover!”                                                                          (8) Recovers sensitive items.
                                                              (5) Disconnects headset.
     (2) Pulls Gunner into cab.                                                                                          (9) Provides first aid.
                                                              (6) Orients self to nearest door.
     (3) Tucks chin into chest, plants feet firmly                                                                       (10) Assists in vehicle recovery.
                                                              (7) Unlocks combat door locks.
         on the floor and braces for impact, while
                                                              (8) Gets door open: if door does
         holding onto the gunner.
                                                                  not open, tries a different door.
                                                              (9) Exits with weapon.

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              HMMWV                                 PREVENTIVE MEASURES:                                      When water entry is imminent:                             When the vehicle is stabilized
            Water Egress                                                                                                                                                All Crew
        Task and Performance                        Always wear your seat belt to survive                        a. Driver                                                 (1) Driver turns off motor.
              Measures                              water entry and maintain orientation                            (1) Releases the accelerator, and controls             (2) Disconnects headset.
                                                    during a rollover.                                                  the entry by steering into the body                (3) Releases seatbelts; uses caution
Note: Combat door locks on the                                                                                          of water.                                               if upside down.
M1114 Uparmored HMMWV are                           When in the vicinity of water and tactical                      (2) Yells “Water!”                                     (4) Exits the vehicle.
designed to keep the enemy out. When                conditions permit:                                              (3) Keeps hands on the steering wheel                  (5) Assesses injuries.
they are locked, it is extremely difficult                                                                              with extended but not locked arms,                 (6) Assists crew to exit and secure weapons.
for rescuers to enter the vehicle! This             1. Reduce speed and bring vehicle                                   tucks head and chin into chest and                 (7) Decides to remove personal equipment.
                                                       to a halt.                                                       braces for impact.                                 (8) Gets to safest shore.
problem may be compounded if damage
occurs to the door as a result of an                                                                             b. Gunner                                                 (9) Establishes security.
accident. Commanders should                         2. Inform vehicle crew that you are                             (1) Yells “Water!”                                     (10) Accounts for crew members.
determine when combat locks should                     operating around water hazards.                              (2) Pushes / pulls self down into vehicle.             (11) Provides first aid.
be used while conducting operations                                                                                 (3) Tucks head and chin into chest and                 (12) Recovers weapons, ammunition
near bodies of water.                               3. Assess terrain and route for hazards                             holding onto a stationary object,                       and sensitive items.
                                                       and discuss risk mitigating measures                             braces for impact.                                 (13) Assists in vehicle recovery.
                                                       with crew before proceeding.
M1114 Data:                                                                                                     c. All other crew members
Curb Weight: 9,800 Lbs / 4,447 kg                                                                                  (1) Yells “Water!”
                                                    4. Unlock combat door locks.
Payload: 2,300 Lbs / 1,043 kg                                                                                      (2) Pulls the gunner into the cab.
Gross Weight: 12,100 Lbs / 5,489 kg                                                                                (3) Tucks head and chin into chest
Max Towed Load: 4,200 Lbs / 3,175 kg                                                                                   and braces for impact.
                                                                                                                   (4) Plants feet firmly on the floor while
Max safe speed depends on surface                                                                                      holding onto a stationary object.
conditions, use your head!
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RESCUE WRENCH For M1114 UAH                         WATER RESCUE / RECOVERY:                                  MEDEVAC Request:                                          REPORT THE INCIDENT/ACCIDENT:

1. Remove emergency rescue wrench from              1. Secure the accident site.                              Line 1: 6-digit UTM grid location of pick-up site.        1. Who (Unit, Individual)?
   storage position.                                2. Stay in contact with the vehicle, hold onto            Line 2: Radio frequency, call sign and suffix             2. What (Accident or Combat)?
2. Identify door that allows immediate access           the vehicle and kick / swim to high point                     of requesting personnel.                          3. Where (6-digit UTM grid)?
   to conscious occupants.                              in buddy teams.                                       Line 3: Number of patients by precedence:                 4. How (What caused the rollover, speed,
3. Locate two groups of three bolts at the          3. Rescuers tie a rope / cable to the vehicle                     Urgent, Priority, Routine.                           visibility, cause of injuries or death)?
   rear of each door.                                   to aid in rescue.                                             Urgent – loss of life or limb within 2 hours.     5. Follow up initial report ASAP with
                                                    4. Open doors and hatches.
   Note: One bolt protrudes in each group.                                                                            Priority – loss of life or limb within 4 hours.      information regarding:
                                                    5. If doors and hatches are not accessible,
4. Remove countersunk bolts first then the                                                                            Routine – evacuation within 24 hours.                a. Weather conditions.
                                                        rescuers must immediately use all available
   protruding one. Complete one group at a time.        means to turn the vehicle on it’s side to gain        Line 4: Special equipment required. As applicable,           b. Seatbelts worn by each occupant.
   Note: If bolt head breaks proceed to the next        access to the turret.                                         express either none, hoist, or stokes litter.        c. Fatigue / sleep prior to the accident.
   bolt, the door can still be opened.              6. Seek out the highest point on / in the vehicle.        Line 5: # of patients by type (litter / ambulatory).         d. Was the driver able to see the
5. Open door with handle.                           7. Ensure that all survivors have air and are             Line 6: Security of pick-up site                                 hazard/other vehicle?
6. Proceed to next door.                                able to breathe.                                              (What possible/known threat is                       e. Operator training / experience / license.
                                                    8. Check for other injuries and apply first aid.                  in the area?).                                    6. Complete Accident Report Form
                    Front of Vehicle                9. Carefully move injured personnel to the                Line 7: Method of marking pick–up site                       (DA Form 285 AGR) and forward to
                                                        highest point on the vehicle.                                 (near / far recognition devices).                    higher HQs.
                                                    10. Remove excess equipment, to include                   Line 8: Patient nationality and status
                                                        body armor in deep water.                                     (Coalition Military, US Contractor,
                                                    11. Evacuate from vehicle high point to                           non-US Contractor, EPW).                          Information provided by:
        Bolts                                           safest location, depending on:
                                       Bolts              • Enemy situation.
                                                                                                              Line 9: NBC Contamination.                                   U.S. Army Transportation School
                                                          • Water level and flow.                                                                                          Army Driver Standardization Office (ADSO)
           Counterclockwise                               • Water temperature.                                                                                             705 Read Street
                                                          • Distance to waters edge.                                                                                       Ft Eustis, VA 23604
                                               13         • Anticipation of rescue.                      14                                                        15                                                     16