cracking, loosening, or breaking of the provision or its connecting structural
3.4.2 Slinging provisions . The slinging provisions shall conform to MIL-
STD-209, class 2 or 3, type II. The provisions shall enable the complete
truck to be lifted in the normal operating position. The provisions shall be
located so that not less than one inch clearance is maintained between slings
and all exterior parts and shall be fastened to members which will withstand
stresses in the amount and direction of pull specified for the provisions
without weld failure, permanent deformation, cracking, loosening, or breaking
of the provision or its connecting structural components. Slinging provisions
may also be used as tiedown provisions when such provisions meet the
requirements specified in 3.4.1. All slinging/ tiedown provisions shall be
labeled 'LTFT', 'TIEDOWN' or "LIFT TIEDOWN", as appropriate.
3.4.3 Air transportability . The trucks shall meet the requirements of
MIL-STD-1791 for air transport. When required (see 6.2), the contractor shall
provide sufficient data to the Government in the Technical Information Package
to confirm that the trucks being supplied can be loaded, transported in the C-
130, C-141, C-5A aircrafts and lifted by helicopters.
3.4.4 Rail transportability . The trucks shall be rail transportable in
CONUS and NATO countries without restrictions. The trucks shall have a
dimensional profile within the Gabarit International de Chargement (GIC) in
accordance with MIMC/TEA pamphlet 70-1, outline diagram when loaded on a 50-
inch (127 cm) high rail car. The trucks shall be capable of withstanding
shock loads resulting from rail impact testing in accordance with 4.4.18
without failure, damage, or permanent deformation.
3.4.5 Highway transportability . The trucks when loaded on a
semitrailer/tractor, shall be within the highway permit limits of all States.
3.5 Environmental requirements . The truck shall operate in any ambient
temperature from 0 ° to +110 ° when tested in accordance with 4.4.10.
3.6 Lubrication. Lubrication means shall be provided for all moving parts
that require lubrication, except where sealed permanent lubrication is
provided. Each forklift shall be serviced and run-in with military lubricants
conforming to MIL-L-2104, MIL-L-2105, MIL-B-46176, MIL-M-7866, and MIL-G-
10924. Initial servicing and run-in may be accomplished with lubricants
standard to the contractor's commercial practice (except for braking system)
if compatible with above military lubricants. (If commercial lubricants are
utilized during testing, the manufacturer will provide certification from
suppliers that commercial lubricants are compatible with military lubricants
prior to the start of the first article test). A lubrication data plate in
accordance with SAE J753 shall be mounted on the forklift and shall identify
all military lubricants and appropriate temperature ranges to be utilized when
servicing the forklift. The data shall conform to MIL-P-514, type III,
composition C (GG-P-455), type I, grade A, class 1. Grease lube fittings
shall conform to SAE J534.
3.7 Maintainability . Provision shall be made for adjustment, servicing,
and replacement of all electrical assemblies and components, hydraulic system