7-17. LOADING/UNLOADING ISO CONTAINER WITH M3A1 CROP USING FORKLIFT
Always lift a stack of M3A1 CROPs by connecting to the bottom M3A1 CROP. Fail-
ure to comply may result in severe injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Forklifts are required to have forks a minimum of 68 in. (173 cm) in length. Failure to
comply may result in severe injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
A stack of six M3A1 CROPs is the maximum that can be loaded into an ISO container.
(1) Open ISO container (1) doors and secure in open position.
(2) With the aid of a guide, position M3A1 CROP (2) directly in front of and to within 6 inches
(15 cm) of ISO container door opening. Using forklift (3) lateral (side-shift) movement,
move the M3A1 CROP laterally until the rollers are inside the ISO container. Lower the
M3A1 CROP, resting the rollers on the front of the ISO container and the front of the M3A1
CROP on the ground.
(3) With the aid of a guide, ensure the M3A1 CROP is carefully aligned for insertion into the
ISO container (1).