OPERATE THE M157 SMOKE GENERATOR SYSTEM
Critical Task: 031-508-1068
LESSON DESCRIPTION: You will learn the procedures for operating and servicing the M157 Smoke
Generator System. To operate the M157 Smoke Generator System you must be able to --
Fuel and perform before-operation checks.
Identify starting procedures and perform during-operation checks.
Identify stopping procedures and perform after-operation checks.
Identify procedures for operating under unusual conditions.
Operate the M157 Smoke Generator System.
Given information about and illustrations of the operation of the M157 Smoke
Demonstrate competency in the skills and knowledge of the task by responding to the
multiple-choice test covering operation of the M157 Smoke Generator System.
This lesson covers fueling and before-, during-, and after-operation checks and services on the M157
Smoke Generator System, procedures for starting and stopping the M157 Smoke Generator System, and
procedures for operating the M157 Smoke Generator System under unusual conditions.
PART A -- FUEL AND PERFORM BEFORE-OPERATION
CHECKS ON THE M157 SMOKE GENERATOR SYSTEM
Before departing on a smoke mission, the smoke generator operator must perform a series of checks and
services to ensure the set is operational and prepared to produce smoke. These checks and services
include refueling with fuel and fog oil and before-operation checks.