position (fig. 7-13) and the system is cycled, the rounds
are removed from the elements by a sprocket and guided
into the elements in the aircraft adapter.
The rounds are carried from the aircraft adapter to
the aircraft drum. The elements entering the aircraft
adapter from the aircraft system contain spent cases or
cleared rounds. These rounds are removed from the
aircraft elements and are guided by a sprocket into the
elements of the conveyor system for transfer to the
REVIEW NUMBER 2
In what type of environment must transporter
loading or downloading operations be
List the conditions that might exist in a given
load or download operation.
When you connect or remove the interface unit
to or from the aircraft adapter, it must be in what
MAINTENANCE AND TESTING
maintenance and testing procedures at the
organizational and intermediate levels of
Maintenance of the LALS is concentrated at the
intermediate maintenance level. The scheduled
maintenance procedures are outlined on preoperational
and calendar MRCs. The unscheduled maintenance
procedures are outlined in Linkless Ammunition
Loading System, NAVAIR 19-01-125.
Organizational-level maintenance requirements are
minimal. Proper use of the LALS reduces unscheduled
maintenance. Before use, you need to check the general
condition of the LALS for obvious damage. Proper
timing of the LALS system before mating one unit with
another unit or to the aircraft gun system is the most
important part in the organizational maintenance of the
REVIEW NUMBER 3
The LALS is maintained at the _____________.
Scheduled maintenance procedures for the LALS
are outlined in__________________.
At the organizational level, what is the most
important maintenance practice you should
follow when working on the LALS?
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Identify safety
precautions to follow when working with the
Figure 7-13.Ammunition flow in load/download mode.