Infantry Drills

E-102: M1-Series Abrams Tank Exhaust Plume Hazard

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E-102. M1-series Abrams tanks have an extremely hot exhaust plume exiting from the rear of the tank and angles downward. This exhaust is hot enough to burn skin and clothing. Infantry Soldiers should avoid the rear exhaust of the M1-series Abrams tank.

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