Section I. GENERAL
c. Instructions for the painting of vehicles and
Purpose. This bulletin establishes policies and
equipment will be found in TM 43-0139, provisions of
assigns responsibilities for the painting and marking of
which are included in this bulletin by reference.
camouflaged and non-camouflaged equipment managed
Reporting of Errors. You can improve this
manual by recommending improvements using DA Form
This bulletin prescribes the colors
2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and
to be used for painting and camouflaging of Army
Blank Forms) and /or DA Form 2028-2 (Test) located in
materiel and provides a uniform system for the marking
the back of the manual and mail the forms direct to
of such materiel.
Commander, US Army Troop Support Command, ATTN:
b. Instructions for application of special
AMSTS-MPP, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St., Louis, MO
technical markings not shown herein are located in
63120. A reply will be furnished direct to you.
Department of the Army publications on the specific end
Section II. APPLICABILITY
vehicle peculiar markings will be found in the vehicle
General. a. Markings
authorized, are not of the authorized style, or are not in
Under tactical conditions, when it becomes
approved locations, in accordance with this bulletin, will
necessary to conceal the markings, all such prominent
be changed or relocated at the time of vehicle repainting,
markings may be covered with temporary paint (Paint,
or when the condition of the existing marking becomes
lusterless, gasoline removable MIL-P-
13983D) on authority of the responsible commander.
b. Vehicles and equipment will be repainted
Such markings may also be temporarily covered with oil,
only when required for materiel preservation purposes
dirt, mud, or other readily removable substance for
and not solely for the purpose of changing colors, unless
necessary for safety or security. Vehicles and equipment
in storage will be marked in accordance with tables 3-2
Exceptions. This bulletin applies to all Army
through 3-8 when withdrawn from' storage or placed in
materiel that is normally painted except as indicated in a
c. Any new markings applied will conform to
through c below.
the requirements of this bulletin.
d. Markings, in addition to those prescribed or
administrative use are included in AR 58-1.
b. Marking of clothing and other items
authorized in this bulletin, will be applied only on specific
assigned to individuals is prescribed in AR 70084.
approval of the Department of the Army or as identified
c. Items fabricated from canvas, leather, and
in official Department of the Army publications.
e. Markings peculiar to any vehicle, or series
other materials normally not painted will be finished and
of vehicles, will be applied per the instructions in this
marked in accordance with applicable Department of the
Description, identification, and location of
Army technical publications.