SPACE HEATER SMALL (SHS)
This Technical Manual contains instructions for the operation as well as preventive and corrective
maintenance for the Space Heater Small (SHS) (1) and its associated components consisting of a stack
assembly (2), rain cap (3) with guy lines (4), fuel overflow hose (5), priming bulb (6) and tent collar
assembly (7). The SHS is fielded as a safe and versatile heat source for the Armys field operations.
Type of Manual: Operators and Unit Maintenance Manual (Including Repair Parts And Special Tools
NSN Number and Equipment Name: Space Heater Small (SHS), NSN 4520-01-478-9207
Purpose of Equipment: The SHS provides heat in a range up to 12,000 BTU/hour. It is designed to be
used in the Soldier Crew Tent and other 4 or 5 men tents in moderate to arctic conditions. The SHS
operates with various types of liquid fuel which are listed in WP 0002 00.