Accession Number : ADA192023

Title :   Required Operational Capacity for a 7-1/2 Ton Capacity, Air Mobile Crane (AMC),

Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Franklin, Ray M

PDF Url : ADA192023

Report Date : 24 Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The Marine Corps has a requirement for an Air Mobile Crane capable of lifting 7 1/2 tons minimum and swinging 360 degrees while on outriggers. The AMC will be required to drive-on, drive-off a C130 aircraft fully assembled and will be of the rough-terrain style of cranes that feature rubber tires and a hydraulic boom. The AMC will be required to arrive with the fly-in echelon (FIE) and operate within the ammunition supply point (ASP), on and off airfield runways, and over unprepared and uneven surfaces to include sand, snow, and mud.

Descriptors :   *AIRMOBILE OPERATIONS, *CRANES, AMMUNITION, BOOMS(EQUIPMENT), CAPACITY(QUANTITY), HYDRAULICS, LANDING FIELDS, MARINE CORPS, MUD, RUBBER, RUNWAYS, SAND, SNOW, TIRES, AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES, AIR TRANSPORTATION, JET TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE