FM 4-20.121: Airdrop of Supplies and Equipment: Rigging Tractors and Tractor-Dozers
Official US Army Field Manual in Acrobat PDF file format.
This manual tells and shows how to prepare and rig the D-5B (Type I) tractor-dozer, the John Deere 450G LT full-tracked commercial bulldozer, the Deployable Universal Combat Earthmover (DEUCE), the T-200 Bobcat Compact Track Loader, the 420D backhoe loader, the 410 backhoe loader, the Small Emplacement Excavator (SEE), the 277 multi-terrain loader (MTL), and the All-Purpose Remote Transporter II (ARTS II) which are rigged for low velocity (LV) airdrop from a C-130 and C-17 aircraft. This manual combines FM4-20.121 and FM 10-539 into one manual, as well as, adding the T-200 Bobcat Compact Track Loader, the 420D backhoe loader, the MTL, and the ARTS.
File download size: 99 MB