Slowly lift the shelter with the crane or
helicopter, to a position lust high enough to clear the
body of the transportation vehicle. The unit may be
transported to the new operating site by helicopter if
All personnel must remain clear of
the truck while the assemblage ;s
being lowered into position.
Do not bounce or jar the shelter.
Bouncing or jarring can loosen
the bond between the skin and
foam-core and reduce the rigidity
and strength of the shelter.
Back the truck into position under the
assemblage and using the towing eye ropes to guide the
assemblage into position, slowly lower it onto the truck
Remove the lifting ring from the lifting
hook and disassemble the lifting ring and sling hooks.
Remove the sling center hooks from the lifting eyes and
the 1/2-inch ropes from the rear towing eyes.
Tiedown procedures are identical for
each side or the shelter
Install the tiedown ring assembly (see fig.
4-2) above the center support on the cargo bed siderail
of the truck.