PROPELLING-CHARGE STOWAGE AREAS (continued)
Loosen and lay aside all hold-down straps. Straps in left and right rear
compartments may be retained by hold-open hooks (5).
Remove quick-release pin (6) from front guard plate (7).
Remove canisters from left and right rear compartments, sponson, above projectile rack assemblies, and right front
shelf area. Canisters may be unloaded via conveyor (p. 2-160) or canister compartment side doors. Canisters stowed
above projectile rack assemblies are locked in place by flange of canister (9) fitting into a slot (8) in bottom of box. To
remove canisters, tip outer end of canister downward, freeing flange from slot.