OPERATING THE CONVEYOR (continued)
Loading Cargo onto M992A1
Keep hands clear of moving conveyor chain at all times.
Do not operate conveyor with chain guards removed.
When transporting powder charges on conveyor, always
attach grounding cable to supported howitzer. This prevents
buildup of static electricity, reducing chance of igniting a
Do not drop or throw projectiles or propelling charges onto
Promptly remove projectiles and propelling charges from
howitzer end of conveyor. Keep end section under
observation. Turn off conveyor if projectiles or propelling
charges begin to pile up.
Slings are not intended to support conveyor under normal
operating conditions. ONLY if conveyor support strut is
missing or fails may slings be used to support conveyor
during operation. When operating in this mode, avoid sudden
movement of conveyor. Periodically inspect slings and
attaching hardware for damage. Notify Unit Maintenance
Immediately upon mission completion if sling damage exists.