(102 inches), the provisions of 3.1.10 not withstanding. When specified (see 6.2) vehicles larger
than class 46 shall be air transportable in C-5A aircraft.
188.8.131.52 Air transportability requirements. Air transportability shall be in accordance with
the requirements of MIL-STD-1791 and AFSC Design Handbook DH-1-11. The vehicle shall be
air transportable without any special restrictions and without approach shoring or any other
shoring. The provisions of 3.5.1 shall not be violated in accommodating any of air
184.108.40.206 Reduced configuration. Removal or relocation of mechanically attached
(nonwelded, nonriveted, etc.) components with common hand tools, requiring not more than
1 manhour total to remove, relocate and tiedown; and not more than 1 manhour total to return the
vehicle to its original, as opposed to reduced, configuration; shall be acceptable. The
self-mobility of the vehicle shall not be affected by reducing its configuration. The vehicle shall
have tiedowns for removed or relocated equipment. The vehicle shall not be delivered to the
Government in its reduced configuration.
220.127.116.11 Weight restrictions. The curb weight of the vehicle shall not exceed 4540 kg
(10,000 pounds) on the front axle and 4540 kg (10,000 pounds) on single and pusher rear axles
and 9070 kg (20,000 pounds) on tandem rear axles. In addition to the requirements of 3.1.7 thru
18.104.22.168, as applicable, the rated capacity of the axles and suspension system shall be not less than
1-1/4 times the load imposed on each by the curb weight of the vehicle.
22.214.171.124 Government approval. Drawings and data to verify air transportability will be
required to be submitted by the contractor. Government approval of the data (120 days) and then
comparison of the vehicle to the approved data will be required before acceptance of the vehicle.
3.9.8 Rail transportability. When specified (see 6.2), the vehicle, when loaded on a
1270 mm (50-inch) high railcar, shall meet the dimensional requirements of the Association of
American Railroads (AAR) Outline Diagram for Single Loads, Without End Overhang, on
Open-Top Cars (see the figure by that title in MIL-STD-1366) and the Gabarit International de
Chargement (GIC) gauge shown in STANAG 2832, which apply to standard-gauge rail lines in
the Continental United States (CONUS) and European countries. The vehicle shall withstand the
rail impact test specified in MIL-STD-810 without degradation or damage.
3.9.9 Water transportability. When specified (see 6.2), the vehicle shall be transportable
on breakbulk (general cargo), roll-on/roll-off (RORO), and barge-carrying (LASH) and
(SEABEE) ships. Some disassembly may be required for the larger vehicles.