COLOR AND MARKING NON-CAMOUFLAGE EQUIPMENT
Section I. GENERAL
d. Top surfaces for application of the National
Vehicle Weight Classification Data. Refer to
Symbol on transport vehicles will be in the following order
(1) Roof of vehicles with hard roof bodies.
(2) Top of cab on vehicles with hard roof
National Symbol. a.
The national symbol is
cabs but not having hard roof bodies.
a 5-pointed star of lusterless white, Color Chip No.
(3) Top of hood when no other suitable
37875. It will be applied to all tactical and combat
hard surface of adequate size is available.
vehicles and appropriate equipment in CONUS and
e. On horizontal surfaces the star will be
oversea. The national symbol will be applied at the
applied with one point directly toward the front of the
depot to vehicles and equipment in storage only when
vehicle or equipment. On vertical surfaces the star will
withdrawn for issue to the US Army units. It will not be
have one point directly up.
applied to ambulances or other medical service vehicles
The star will be applied in either of the two
affected by international agreement concerning such
methods of permanent marking, stencil-and-paint or
pressure sensitive adhesive vinyl. Vinyl markings will not
b. The marking will normally be applied to the
be used on highly irregular or rough surfaces where
front, rear, both sides, and top of the vehicle. The
adhesion would not be complete. National Symbol
symbol may be applied to mounted equipment on
markings at different locations on any one vehicle or
vehicles when such equipment provides the most
piece of equipment may be applied in different methods.
suitable surfaces. It will not normally be applied to
g. The National Symbol will be the largest size
practical for use in the available space, but will not
c. The National Symbol marking will be
exceed 36 inches measured between opposite points.
located on the largest regular area and as near as
The star will not be applied in sizes less than 6 inches
possible to the center of such area. It will not be applied
between opposite points.
in a location where it will, in normal usage, be obscured
by paulins, canvas doors, folded-down windshields,
Section II. SPECIAL MARKINGS
Safety Markings. a.Vehicles used for the
quantity transportation of gasoline, fuel oil, or other
flammable liquids will be marked on both sides and rear
case lots are not to be considered as
with the word "Flammable" in 6 inch letters, and the
words "No Smoking Within 50 Feet" in 3 inch letters and
numerals. The marking will be placed in two lines, with
(2) When used for the transportation of
the word "Flammable" on the top line. The marking will
such dangerous materiel to training areas, vehicles will
be applied in the same color as the vehicle registration
be marked or equipped with placards on both sides and
ends. The words "Explosives" will be marked in white
letters not less than 3 inches high on a red background
dangerous materiel will be marked as follows:
in accordance with AR 385-63. Reflectorized markers
(1) When used for the transportation of
should be used when available.
such dangerous materiel over public highways, vehicles
c. When authorized by the responsible
will be marked or equipped with appropriate placards in
accordance with AR 55-355.