bars welded to crossmembers of the frame provide
mounting holes for the various adapters. The front axle
is steerable and equipped with a drawbar that has a
towing eye on its end to couple the trailer to a towing
vehicle. A pintle hook on the rear of the frame permits
coupling with another trailer. The wheels are equipped
with hydraulic service brakes. Mechanical parking
brakes are provided on two of the four wheels.
When it is equipped with adapters, you can use the
MHU-126/M small munitions trailer to transport and
load various weapons, stores, and equipment. The
recommended maximum towing speed is 15 miles per
hour for a single trailer and 5 miles per hour for multiple
trailers being towed in a train. The MHU-126/M has an
SWL of 5,000 pounds.
A/M 32K-4A SATS ROUGH TERRAIN
The A/M 32K-4A SATS rough terrain trailer (fig.
9-60) is a transport vehicle that consists of a chassis and
a lightweight, flatbed, aluminum body. The chassis has
two axles and four single wheels that are equipped with
pneumatic tires. A torque box provides strength and
rigidity to the body. You can remove two sections of the
Figure 9-60.A/M 32K-4A SATS rough terrain trailer.
nonskid flatbed to use a forklift truck to load and unload
the trailer. The trailer is equipped with a tow bar,
multiple leaf springs, service brakes, and parking
brakes. The trailer has 12 cradle tie-down fittings to
hold the weapon cradles securely on the bed.
The A/M 32K-4A SATS rough terrain trailer is used
to transport air-launched weapons from an ammunition
dump to a SATS airstrip. You can operate it over very
rough terrain. It is normally used at advanced bases.
REVIEW NUMBER 7 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q10.
When using the forklift truck in rough terrain, pneumatic tires should be used.
The electric forklift truck has outriggers, which are rigid structures allowing it to
carry off-balance loads.
The maximum capacity of the hand pallet truck is 4,000 pounds.
The Aero 33D/E bomb truck can lift loads to a height between 30 and 63 inches.
The SWL of the Aero 33D/E bomb truck is 4,000 pounds.
The Aero 62A tray adapter consists of a rectangular metal tray with one end open
so the Aero 21C weapon skid can be pushed onto the bottom plate.
By moving the drawbar, the front wheels of the Aero 33D/E can be rotated through
an arc of 84 degrees.
The maximum hydraulic pressure of the Aero 33D/E is 3,000 psi.
To overcome an imbalance condition when using the Aero 33D/E, the Aero 36A
outrigger assembly should be used.
The Aero 33D has an electrical and a manual lift system, while the Aero 33E has
only a manual lift system.