When drawing the M1076 trailer with launch beam load, the trailer must be fitted with
the extended drawbar conversion, which should be set at its longest length.
11.2.2 Launch Vehicle: Highway Carried
The M1075 launch vehicle can be sectionalized in accordance with the data
presented in 11.8 Sectionalization of Launch Vehicle and TM-5-5420-279-23
allowing it to be transported by truck and semi trailer. The launch vehicle slide frame
based equipment, crane and tail lift platform once de-mounted can be transported as
The tail lift and crane do not present exceptional loads and thus, may be transported
on flat bed vehicles having deck heights up to 1420 mm (55.9 inches). The
launching equipment can be transported on semi trailers with a maximum deck
height of 1453 mm (57 inches) and a 7600 mm (25 feet) long well.
The M1075 chassis may be transported subject to its normal procedures as
specified in Palletized Load System (PLS) M1074/M1075 Truck, M1076 Trailer,
M1077 Flatrack Transportability Report CDRL A095 - Contract DAAE07-90-C-R035.
The launch vehicle equipment and tie-downs have been designed to MIL-STD-209J and will
withstand all loading imposed by rail transportation.
11.2.4 North America
- Complete Launch Vehicle
The launch vehicle carried on a rail car, with the standard worst-case deck height of
50 inches above the rail, exceeds the AAR outline height of 15 ft 1 inch and as such
is considered a dimensional load and therefore will be subject to clearance checks.