Figure 4-2-10. M41 Mount Installed on Ramp
4-2-12. Mount Assembly (M41).
The mount is positioned on the lugs of the ramp bracket
and is secured with a quick-release pin (fig. 4-2-10).
If the bracket must be installed, be sure to center it along
the rear edge of the loading ramp.
4-2-13. Mount Assembly Stops, Cams, Quick-Re-
lease Pin, and Elastic Cord (M41).
The mount stops, cams, quick-release pin, and elastic
cord have the following functions:
Maximum traverse, elevation, and depression of
the machine gun M60D are controlled by cam surfaces
and stops on the pintle and the pintle post (table 4-2-3).
The quick-release pin, attached by cable to the
rear of the mount, secures the mount to the ramp (fig.
The elastic cord is fastened to the mount and the
machine gun when holding it in a stowed position.
Table 4-2-3. Armament Subsystem M41 Data
1100 meters (max)
Rate of fire
550-650 rnds per min.
Aircraft ring and post type
Total traversing capability
4-2-14. Operation Armament Subsystem M41
Operation of the armament subsystem M41 is the same
as operation of the M24.