The electric forklift truck has outriggers,
which are rigid structures allowing it to carry
The maximum capacity of the hand pallet
truck is 4,000 pounds.
AERO 51C MUNITIONS TRAILER
The Aero 51C munitions trailer (fig. 9-52) is a
transport vehicle that has an automotive chassis and a
flat-deck body. The chassis has two axles and four
single wheels equipped with pneumatic tires. The
center section of the nonskid flat deck is hinged. It can
be opened to provide a hatchway across the full width
of the vehicle. It also has hinged deck panels that have
double rails with holes at intervals to provide a
mounting base for cradles and adapters.
The trailer has hydraulic surge brakes and
mechanical parking brakes, a tow bar, and cable
harness. The cable harness electrically connects the
trailer to the towing vehicle for operation of the trailer
lights. Accessory items (chocks, tie-down straps,
interconnecting electrical harness, etc.) are stored in
toolboxes mounted underneath the forward and aft
The Aero 51C munitions trailer is used with a
towing vehicle to transport and hold a variety of
weapons in ready storage. Adapters or cradles support
the weapons on the trailer. This trailer is used to
transport stores and cargo. The Aero 51C munitions
trailer is not used aboard ship. The Aero 51C has an
SWL of 8,500 pounds.
REVIEW NUMBER 8
What is the maximum recommended towing
speed of the MHU-126/M small munitions
trailer when towed alone and in a train?
At what location should you use the Aero 51C
What is the SWL of the Aero 51C munitions
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Identify the pur-
pose and use of the SATS weapon loader.
Loaders are generally used to handle a variety of
loads, such as weapons, ammunition, JATO bottles,
rockets, pylons, or fuel tanks, during naval aircraft
loading operations. Some loaders are capable of
operating over rough terrain while others are built for
smooth surfaces. The types of loaders used to handle
ammunition and explosives are equipped with flame-
and spark-arresting mufflers.
A/S 32K-1A/1B/1C SATS WEAPON LOADERS
Each A/S 32K-1A/1B/1C SATS weapon loader
(fig. 9-53) is a self-propelled vehicle with a low,
heavy-duty frame supported by six small, high capacity
components. The lifting mechanism has a lift boom,
hydraulic system, and manipulating head. A piston-
type hydraulic cylinder mounted in the midsection of
Figure 9-52.Aero 51C munitions trailer.