Figure 7-12.Ammunition flow in bypass mode.
(fig. 7-12) and the system is cycled, the rounds are
When you first connect or remove the interface unit
guided around the element sprocket and into an
to or from the aircraft adapter, the interface unit
ammunition chute, which returns them to the entrance
assembly must be in the bypass position. When the
end of the transporter.
interface unit assembly mode selector is in the load
REVIEW NUMBER 1 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q8.
The Linkless Ammunition Loading System (LALS) consists of a loader ammunition
transporter, a drum loader assembly, a conveyor system, and a drum unload
The LALS can hold 1,400 rounds of electrically primed, M50 ammunition.
The Aero 21 weapons skid is used with the LALS.
The loader ammunition transporter is used to move rounds/cases through the exit
and entrance ends during operation.
The purpose of the drum loader assembly is to load the transporter with unlinked
The conveyor system is used to transport rounds from the transporter to the
aircraft system. It simultaneously transports spent cases and cleared rounds from
the aircraft system to the transporter.
Two gear-driven sprocket assemblies in the exit unit assembly transfer rounds
from the transporter to the elements.
The drive power is transmitted from the interface unit to the drum drive assembly
by the flexible drive shaft.