MEP-25A 28VDC Military Generator

Brooke Clarke 2012

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Background

This generator was used as one of the power sources for the GRC-206 Program Pacer Speak radio set. It's gasoline powered so was in use with vehicles like the M151 MUTT Jeep and prior to the HMMWV Hummer (which is diesel powered).  The newer generator set is also diesel powered and much larger and heavier than the MEP-25.

Description

The power comes from is a two cylinder 4-cycle gasoline engine directly coupled to a 28 Volt DC generator.

Engine Gasoline 3HP
Military Standard
2 Cylinder Air Cooled
4 Cycle Overhead Valve
16 Cu In Displacement
Stock No. NSN 2805--00-072-4871
Mil. Model: 2A016-III
Engine Manual: TM 5-2805-257-14 & -24P
Mfd by: Chrysler Outboard Corp
1974 purchase order



MEP-25A 28VDC Military Generator 1-12. Differences Between Engine Models. All four models of the Military Standard are the same except for the
following differences:
a. Models 2A016-1, -2 are equipped with wet air cleaners.
b. Models 2A016-3, -4 have dry air cleaners with
service indicators.
c. Model 2A016-1 is equipped with stop button. Models 2A016-2, -3, -4 are equipped with ignition switches.
Model 2A016-4 has a breakerless ignition system. Models 2A016-1, -2, -3 have a breaker point system with
condenser.
d.  Models 2A016-2, -3, -4 are equipped with throttle controls.
 


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MEP-25A 28VDC Military Generator
MEP-015 (AC) & MEP-025 (DC) 
TM 5-6115-323-14
TM 5-6115-323-24P
MEP-025A 28V DC 6115-00-017-8236
MEP-25A 28VDC Military Generator 3-phase alternator with diodes (not really generator)
(5) Generator assembly, DC unit.
T y p e . . .. . . . . . . . . . DC, brushless, self-excited
Frequency..................... DC
Speed ..................... 3600 rpm
Temperature rise ......... 75C.(1670F.)
P o w e r . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 KW
Voltage............................. 28VDC
Current ............................ 53.5 amperes
D u t y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C o n t i n u o u s
Altitude rating ......... 1.5 KW level to 8,000 ft. (2,400 m))

Related

GRC-206 Program Pacer Speak radio set
PRC-104 Man Pack HF Radio
MT-6250 Mount for the GRC-206 and related components.
M151 MUTT Jeep
HMMWV Hummer
Military Vehicles
Generators

Links

PRC68, Products for Sale, Alphanumeric Index to web pages
Page created 29 July 2012