VEHICLE RECOVERY (CON'T.)
VEHICLE RECOVER (CON'T.)
✔ Close hatch doors and observe through periscopes
during vehicle recovery.
✔ Make sure personnel on the ground stand at a distance
from the rigging greater than the distance between the
two rigging points. They should never stand within an
angle formed by the rigging.
✔ Inspect riggings for proper attachments. Make sure pin
safety keys are in place.
✔ Have one person control the operation. He should be
positioned clear of all cables and where all drivers can
see his signals throughout the periscopes.
✔ Apply power gradually to remove slack from rigging.
✔ Do not smoke or allow open flames near nosed or
overturned vehicles due to possible fuel leaks.
✔ Point exhausts of towing tracked vehicle away from
nosed or overturned vehicles. The exhausts may ignite
✔ Remove fuel and oil from recovered nosed or over-
turned vehicles. Run a complete maintenance check
before starting the engine.