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b. Fork Lift. Position the 9000 pound (4,050kg)
skidding of the shelter to short distances
minimum capacity fork lift at the lift points
and only over smooth level terrain.
designated on the multipurpose shelter as shown in
e. Dolly Set. Refer to TM 9-2330-275-14 for
figure 4-7, and lift shelter for loading
or transport for
instruction on the loading, moving and unloading of
shelter utilizing dolly set.
4-6. Preparation of Equipment for Movement
Do not use fork lifts with capacity of less
a. Inspection. Examine the shelter for any
than 9000 pounds (4,050kg). Do not allow
unusual conditions such as damage or missing
shelter to rock excessively on fork lift.
components. Inspect the shelter in accordance with
Failure to observe this warning may result
steps outlined in Weekly Preventive Maintenance
in damage to equipment, severe injury or
Services. Record on DA Form 2404 (TM 38-750)
death to personnel.
deficiencies and shortcomings along with corrective
Fork extensions are required for fork-lifting
b. Preparation for Movement. The following
the shelter in order to prevent damage to
shall be performed prior to folding the multipurpose
the raceways located on the underside of
shelter for movement. Detach, disassemble, and
stack for storage all Medical Corps equipment
c. Wheeled Transporter. A wheeled transporter
overpack items and/or the inflatable shelter and
or mobilizer may be attached to the multipurpose
secure equipment with applicable tiedown apparatus
shelter to permit towing as follows: The 2-1/2 or 5
in accordance with instructions within this manual.
ton (2.26 or 4.54 mt) military truck is suitable for
c. Marking. Mark multipurpose shelter in ac-
cordance with MIL-STD-129.
(1) Separate transporter sections and prepare
d. Shipment or Movement. The multipurpose
transporter for use observing all recommendations of
shelter may be transported on flatbed trailer, trucks,
railway cars, wheeled transporter dolly set, or the 5
(2) Position transporter sections at ends of
ton (4.54 mt) military cargo truck, using the various
multipurpose shelter, adjacent to mobilizer brackets
tiedown and hoisting rings, identified on shelter and
(3) Position transporter brackets to connect
transport the equipment. Refer to Association of
with multipurpose shelter.
American Railroads Rules Governing the Loading of
(4) Operate transporter according to trans-
Commodities on Open Top Cars for blocking and
instructions to raise
tiedown procedures when shipment is by railroad
multipurpose shelter, to towing height.
(5) Connect towing equipment to transporter
tow bar or manually move multipurpose shelter to
Position shelter with skid base parallel to
(6) When multipurpose shelter is in desired
the longitudinal axis of the carrier to
position, operate transporter to lower shelter, then
prevent excessive side loads on the skids.
remove transporter sections.
Make sure the carrier and restraining
d. Skidding. Attach a cable (use cable lengths of
methods are capable of supporting a weight
at least 10 ft. ) (300cm) or chain sling to towing rings
of 9000 pounds (4,050 kg) minimum.
4-7. Reinstallation After Movement
Connect cable or chain sling to suitable equipment
Reinstallation procedures are exactly the same as
for skidding the shelter.
the initial installation procedures.
To prevent damage to shelter, skids, limit
Section III. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
4-8. Tools and Equipment
organ izational personnel for maintenance of the
Tools or equipment used with the multipurpose
shelter are listed in Appendix B, Section III of this
4-10. Maintenance Repair Parts
Repair parts and equipment are listed and
4-9. Special Tools and Equipment
illustrated in the repair parts and special tools listed
in TM 10-5410-223-24P/1.
No special tools or equipment are required by