EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA - Continued
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
Major External Components Common to all FMTV Trailers
Table 1 describes the common external components found on FMTV trailers.
Table 1. Common External Components of FMTV Trailers.
Towing vehicle pintle hook attaches to drawbar assembly for towing
Attached to towing vehicle during towing operations to prevent
trailer breakaway in event of drawbar assembly or pintle hook
Supports front of trailer when not connected to towing vehicle.
When landing gear is not in use, it folds and is stowed in a near-
Cargo Bed Tiedowns
Anchor points for securing cargo.
Cargo Bed Side Panels
Aluminum panels used to keep cargo from falling out of cargo bed.
They may be raised or lowered, or removed and stowed under the