weldment, and retractable spring-locking plungers.
The tube extension can be retracted and locked
into the main tube weldment, and the two guards
can be pivoted and locked in a flat position to
create a compact shipping and stowage pack-
The ADU-567/E adapter provides protection for
Sidewinder AIM-9 wings and fins when attached to the
ADU-514/E small missile adapter during transporting
ADU-511A/E Adjustable Weapons
The ADU-511A/E adapter (fig. 9-45) has adjustable
chocks that can be configured for different diameter
weapons. Designed to carry two stores side by side, the
adapter may also be configured to carry single stores.
The ADU-511A/E adapter is used in support of the
AIM-7, AIM-120, ARMAAM, AGM-88, and the
AGM-65 missiles for transporting and loading
Figure 9-45.ADU-511A/E adjustable weapons adapter.