OPERATING DOORS (continued)
Top Middle Door
Top middle door is very heavy. To
assistants on top of vehicle.
Before closing top middle door, latch
must be completely flipped over to
rear to prevent damage to handle and
You may have to reposition machine
gun before opening or closing door.
Latch is on inside of door only.
Remove projectile rack stowage box guard
quick-disconnect pin (2) on left projectile rack
assembly. Fold down two guard plates (1) on
left and right projectile rack assemblies.
To open top middle door (4), turn latch handle (3) counterclockwise to disengage latches. With help of two
assistants, raise door (4).
Release bar (6) from stowage location by pulling quick-release pin (5). Secure door (4) with bar (6) and quick-
release pin (5).
If top right or top left door has been opened, close it before closing top
To close door (4), remove quick-release pin (5) and bar (6). With help of two assistants, close door (4). Make
sure door (4) latches securely.
Stow bar (6) and secure with quick-release pin (5).