SPACE HEATER ARCTIC (SHA)
This Technical Manual contains instructions for the operation as well as preventive and corrective
maintenance for the Space Heater Arctic (SHA) (1) and its associated components consisting of a Fuel
Flow Control Valve (2), Nested Stack Assembly (3), Fuel Supply Hose (4), Fuel Overflow Hose (5), Solid
Fuel Grate (6), Cleaning Tool (7), Stack Cap (8), Gravity Feed Adaptor (9), Fuel Can Stand (optional, refer
to AAL) (10) and Thermoelectric Fan (optional, refer to AAL) (11). The SHA is fielded as a safe and
versatile heat source for the Army s field operations.
Type of Manual: Operator s and Unit Maintenance.
Model Number and Equipment Name: Space Heater Arctic (SHA), NSN 4520-01-444-2375
Purpose of Equipment: The SHA provides heat in a range from 15,000 to 25,000 BTU/hour. It is designed
to be used in small to medium size shelters in moderate to arctic conditions. The SHA operates with
various types of liquid or solid fuel.