RAPIDLY EMPLACED BRIDGE (REB)
TRANSLOADING PALLET FROM PALLETIZED LOAD SYSTEM TRAILER (PLST)
Prior to and during any load or unload cycle, all personnel
should stay clear of the Load Handling System (LHS) and
the pallet or serious injury or death to personnel could
Trailer wheels must be chocked during transfer operations
or serious injury or death to personnel could result.
To avoid damage to equipment during transfer operations,
make sure trailer drawbar extension is retracted and on
the ground, centered forward of the trailer. Make sure
drawbar and drawbar extension are properly stowed.
Refer to TM 9-2330-385-14.
Ensure air lines and cables are properly stowed to prevent
damage to equipment. Refer to TM 9-2330-385-14.
Both trailer bumper points must be under truck bump
plate, and at least one trailer bumper point must contact
bump plate. Trailer bumper point not contacting
transporter bumper stop cannot exceed 0.5 in. (12.7 mm)
or the pallet will miss main rail guides and damage to
equipment may result.
During all transporter operations, the operator will drive
and be responsible for the operation of the LHS cab
control box. The assistant acts as a ground guide and will
be responsible for directing the operator using hand
signals, operating the remote control unit and winch, and
assisting the operator as needed.
1. Check transfer site for 22 ft (6.7 m) overhead clearance, ground firmness, and
2. If pallet is loaded with bridge, ensure bridge is properly secured with
Ensure trailer air system is charged before beginning
transfer, or trailer locks may not engage properly. Serious
injury or death to personnel could result.