SECTION II. MISSION EQUIPMENT
9-2-2. Armament Subsystems M24 and M41.
Do not retract the bolt assembly immediately
when a hangover or cook-off is suspected. A
hangover will normally occur within 5 sec-
onds from the time the primer is struck. A
cook-off will normally occur after 10 seconds
of contact with the chamber of a hot barrel.
If 150 cartridges are fired in a 2-minute
period, the barrel will be hot enough to
produce a cook-off.
F 1. Weapon Point at safe area.
F 2. Bolt Retract, ensure cartridge ejects.
F 3. If cartridge does not eject Perform reme-
dial action IAW TM 9--1005-224-10.
Keep cartridge separate from other ammuni-
tion until it has been determined whether the
cartridge or the firing mechanism was at fault,
it will be retained separate from other car-
tridges until disposed of. If examination re-
veals that the firing mechanism was at fault,
the cartridge may be reloaded and fired.
F Break the ammunition feed belt.
9-2-4. Jettisoning External Cargo.
If a DUAL HOOK FAULT caution exists,
normal and emergency release capability
for the forward and aft hook may be lost.
Use the manual emergency release sys-
CARGO HOOK EMERG switch REL ALL.
F Forward, center and aft hook release lever Pull aft.
If the forward and/or aft hooks did not open
because of sling slack, apply a slight amount
of thrust to load the hook(s) and force open.
Personnel must remain aft of the rescue
hatch and face away from the cable cutter.
The hoist cable may whip forward when it
is cut and particles may be ejected from
the cable cutter.
1. Personnel Clear.
2. CABLE CUTTER switch ON.
9-2-6. ERFS II and FARE.
9-2-7. Failure of Fuel Quantity Gauge.
F Remove filler cap from filler opening and look into tank.
Using a explosion proof flashlight or other sealed beam
light source, locate fuel tabs which are attached to inside
of column module at calibrated heights, increments of
1/4. 1/2, and 3/4. Any tab covered with fuel will normally
not be visible.
9-2-8. No or Slow Fuel Transfer to the Main Tanks.
F 1. Manually operated fuel/defuel valve
F 2. Unisex couplings Check.
F 3. Breakaway valves Check open and for
F 4. Pumps Check for operation.
F 5. Tank circuit breakers on FUEL CONTROL
PANEL Check reset in.
F 6. Ensure vent lines connected.
9-2-9. IN FLIGHT Emergency ERFS II Fuel Transfer to
Using the FARE pump:
F 1. FARE pump module to rear most ERFS II
F 2. STA 380 fuel transfer hose to rear most
ERFS tank, fuel manifold hose Discon-
F 3. Rear most ERFS II tank fuel manifold cou-
pling to FARE pump inlet (Top) coupling
F 4. FARE pump module outlet (lower) coupling
to STA 380 fuel transfer hose Connect.