The purpose of this manual is to provide the latest approved procedures for rigging Dual Row Airdrop System (DRAS) platforms. This manual is written for use by the parachute rigger. The procedures contained in this manual are typical and serve as the standard from which all DRAS platform rigging is derived. Chapters 1 and 2 contain specific limitations and general information about the rigging of DRAS airdrop platform loads for low-velocity airdrop from the C-17 (Globemaster) aircraft, shows and tells how to prepare, attach, and safety tie some of the components and systems used in the specific rigging chapters of the TM 4-48.05 (FM 4-20.105 VOL I a II)/TO 13C7-1-51. This publication applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard (ARNG)/Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and the United States Army Reserve (USAR), U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard (ANG), Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC). The proponent of this publication is the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Chapter 1 AIRDROP INFORMATION Chapter 2 RIGGING AND PROCEDURAL INFORMATION Chapter 3 RIGGING M998/M1038/M097 CARGO/TROOP CARRIER HMMWV ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 4 RIGGING M1025/M1121/M1114 ARMAMENT/TOW CARRIER HMMWV ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 5 RIGGING M119 105-MILLIMETER HOWITZER AND ACCOMPANYING LOAD ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 6 RIGGING M101A1 OR M101A2, 3/4-TON CARGO TRAILER WITH ACCOMPANYING LOAD ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 7 RIGGING T200 BOBCAT COMPACT TRACK LOADER ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 8 RIGGING GUIDED MISSILE, SURFACE, ATTACK JAVELIN CONTAINER ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 9 RIGGING 105-MILLIMETER (MM) AMMUNITION MASS SUPPLY LOAD ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 10 RIGGING M-GATOR WITH ACCOMPANYING LOAD ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 11 RIGGING THE MASS SUPPLY LOAD ON DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM Chapter 12 RIGGING THREE 500-GALLON DRUMS ON A 18-FOOT, DUAL ROW AIRDROP SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR LOW VELOCITY AIRDROP (LVAD)The purpose of this manual is to provide the latest approved procedures for rigging Dual Row Airdrop System (DRAS) platforms. This manual is written for use by the parachute rigger.
|Title||:||Technical Manual TM 4-48. 05 (FM 4-20. 105) to 13C7-1-51 Airdrop of Supplies and Equipment: Dual Row Airdrop Systems May 2013|
|Author||:||United States Government US Army, Us Army|
|Publisher||:||Createspace Independent Pub - 2013-06-03|