EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES - CONTINUED
Open frame semitrailer chassis.
May be towed by military (normally 5-ton, M818) or any truck-tractor equipped with a fifth wheel and matching brake
Can operate on 12-volt (commercial vehicle) or 24-volt (military vehicle) electrical system.
Has airbrake system operated from towing vehicle.
Has a single axle four-wheel bogie assembly.
Bogie can be moved to any of five positions to compensate for load distribution and density.
Has folding landing gear that can raise or lower the front of the semitrailer or be used as standing legs at park.
Used to transport 20-foot long MILVAN container or 40-foot container when chassis are coupled in tandem.
Has automatic cutoff of forward semitrailer service lights when two semitrailers are coupled.
Has automatic emergency braking in the event of trailer break-away or emergency air line break.
CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES
20-foot (6.1-meter) single bogie assembly
20-foot (6.1-meter) tandem bogie assembly
40-foot (12.2-meter) tandem bogie assembly
Speed is governed by safe driving speed of towing vehicle.