Table 2-3. Ramp Bay Controls and Indicators (Folded).
Control or Indicator
Lower Lock Drive
Engages the bay lower lock connecting pin with the bay lower
lock yoke and eye of the mating bay when connecting bays
Roadway/Bow Ponton Foldlock Latch
Secures bow ponton to roadway ponton during folding
operation and prevents accidental unfolding of bay during
Roadway/Roadway Ponton Travel Latch
Secures roadway pontons together during folding operations
and prevents accidental unfolding of bridge during retrieval and
Roadway-To-Bow Ponton Bridge Latch
Secures the bow ponton to the roadway ponton after bay has
been launched and unfolded. Latch is manually engaged and
connects to receptacle.
Point where bay should be lifted in order to achieve proper
folding of bay and when loading bay onto transporter.
Positions transporter winch cable and ensures the cable in the
proper position when either launching or retrieving bays.
Provides an area to connect a tagline to the bay.