Figure 4-4. Loaded Fuel Filled Drums On 5-Ton (4.5 Metric Ton) Truck
Be certain the brackets are located
under the tailgate step.
(n) Hook a side bracket on each side of the
cargo compartment, and secure them to the truck
with the bracket screws.
(o) Pass the rear chain assembly hook
through the towing pintle, and secure the hook to
the chain of the rear chain assembly.
(p) Pass the free end of the rear chain
assembly through the two loops on the rear
(q) Connect the lap link, located on the free
end of the rear chain assembly, to the free shackle
on the third drum.
(r) Install a load
assembly between the
binder on the rear chain
third drum and the rear
bracket to remove the slack in the rear chain
(s) Secure the opposite end of the third drum
to the cargo truck by following the procedures in
(o) thru (r) above.
(2) Loading Filled Drums Onto the 2-1/2 Ton
(2.3 Metric Ton) Truck.
Only two intermediate chain assemblies
are used when loading the drums on this
(a) Clean all foreign objects from the cargo
compartment of the cargo truck.
(b) Attach the towing and lifting yoke to one
drum by following the procedures in a(1) thru (4)