c. Major External Components Common to M1084 and M1086 Cargo Vehicles With
Material Handling Crane (MHC).
Figure 1-14. M1084 and M1086 Cargo Vehicles With Material Handling Crane
(MHC) Components Location.
(1) MATERIAL HANDLING CRANE (MHC).
The Material Handling Crane (MHC) is
powered by hydraulic pressure supplied from a single stage hydraulic pump. The
MHC is controlled from a fixed Operator station or from a remote control.
(2) OUTRIGGER JACK CYLINDERS. Two hydraulic cylinders used to stabilize the MHC
when in use; also used to help level the MHC on uneven terrain. The MHC cannot
be operated unless the outrigger jack cylinders are extended to the ground.
(3) OUTRIGGER PADS.
Steel pads that attach to the bottom of the outrigger jack
cylinders to support and anchor the vehicle during MHC operations.
(4) ACCESS LADDER.
Used to assist personnel when climbing into or out of cargo
bed. The access ladder is stored underneath the right side of the cargo bed when
not in use.