NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, AND CHEMICAL (NBC) DECONTAMINATION
ON PLS TRUCK
For loading and transporting a single loaded or unloaded CROP on truck or trailer, the end structure assembly must be
secured in the raised position. Refer to TM 9-2320-364-10 for procedures to load and unload the CROP to truck or trailer
using the Load Handling System (LHS).
STACKING/LOADING M3 CROP ON PLS TRUCK.
CROPs must be empty when stacked. Attempting to stack loaded CROPs could cause
serious injury or death to personnel.
Always lift a stack of CROPs by connecting to the bottom CROP, either by overhead
MHE or forklift. Failure to comply may result in severe injury to personnel or dam-
age to equipment.
Personnel are cautioned that a tripping hazard exists around the CROP. Failure to take
heed of this caution could result in minor injury to personnel.
Ensure center and rear blocker assemblies are secured in their stowed positions prior
Ensure all tiedown rings are in their lowest position prior to stacking.
Six CROPs loaded on PLS truck is maximum if legal height requirement must be met.
CROPs may be stacked either on the ground or on the truck.
The LHS can load PLS truck or trailer with CROP stacked with 5 more CROPs.
There must be at least one empty CROP loaded on the truck using the PLS.
Two people are required for stacking/loading CROPs.
The top CROP of a stack of CROPs must have the end structure assembly secured
using one web strap fastened to the first tiedown ring on one side and the sixth
tiedown ring on the other side of the CROP.