Forklift must be capable of lifting gross weight of loaded M3A1 CROP (36,250 lbs).
Failure to use proper forklift comply may result in damage to equipment or severe
injury or death to personnel.
One empty M3A1 CROP weighs 4,000 lbs (1,814 kg). Six M3A1 stacked CROPs
weigh 24,000 lbs (10,909 kg). Gross weight of a fully loaded M3A1 CROP is 36,250
lbs (16,443 kg). Ensure all personnel stand clear when M3A1 CROP is being moved.
Failure to comply may result in severe injury or death to personnel.
Attempting to load an M3A1 CROP in ISO container requires extreme care to prevent
damage to equipment. Clearance between the inside of ISO container and each side of
M3A1 CROP is unusually close. Wear plates (rub strips) are designed to slide along
walls of container.
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.