A welded, galvanized, steel frame with a hinged end structure assembly and removable
center and rear blocker assemblies. Capable of being stacked vertically and secured by the
CROP directly beneath.
Two enclosed, lockable stowage boxes in the rear deck area.
Hinged end structure assembly that lays flat on the deck for stacking.
Side tiedown D-rings (19 per side) of 10,000 lbs (4,536 kg) capacity to secure payloads.
Four multipurpose provision rings, Class 3, 25,000 lbs (11,340 kg), to permit sling lifting
by helicopter and tiedown while loaded to 36,250 lbs (16,443 kg) maximum gross weight,
on rail cars and trailers. The multipurpose provision rings also accommodate tiedown of
Forklift pockets to allow movement of loaded and unloaded M3 CROPs.
Bracing mechanisms to secure M3 CROP inside an ISO container.
Rollers at the rear of the M3 CROP.
Twistlocks at each corner of the M3 CROP for stacking.
(10) Pins for securing end structure assembly in upright position and lowering of end structure
assembly to horizontal position.
(11) On the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up), the tools used for raising and lowering the end
structure are stored in special locations on the front of the platform for quick accessibility
and the Hook Arm Extension can be stored beneath the rear deck of the platform.