PROJECTILE RACK OPERATION - Continued
3. Remove projectiles (one at a time) from unlocked rack. Use stacker and
conveyor to move projectile from vehicle.
4. As each rack is unloaded, lock rack by pushing rack handles out and down.
Position both rack handles into locking clips.
5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 to unload additional projectiles.
Moving Projectile Racks
Before moving rack assemblies, park vehicle on level
ground. if vehicle is not level, racks may tip, causing
injury or damage.
if both rack assemblies are to be moved, move right rack
assembly first. After ieft rack assembly is moved, leave
hoisting hook attached; this support is necessary
because the racks tend to tip forward when both rack
assemblies are moved back.
This operation requires two persons - one on top of vehicle
and one inside crew compartment. Obtain an assistant
Handie projectiles carefully. Contact between projectiles
and fire extinguisher could cause extinguisher to
discharge, causing personai injury or damage to the
For some PMCS, it will be necessary to gain access to
area between projectile racks and front wail.
Remove all projectiles from rack assembly to be moved. Also, remove
stowed items from stowage boxes at top of rack assembly.
If only one rack assembly is to be moved, position stacker at front of station
ary rack assembly (Example: if oniy left rack assembly is to be moved, posi-
tion stacker in front of right rack).
If both rack assemblies are to be moved, position stacker in front of ieft rack
assembly and vertically position stacker tray midway up stacker column. Lift
tray handle and pull stacker tray toward rear of vehicle; engage tray handle in