Equipment and Vehicles
Step 2. Determine where the various equipment items should be
packed in the vehicle and trailer.
Heavy equipment should be loaded first and centered as
closely as possible over the axle(s).
The remaining equipment should be neatly arranged in
Equipment that will be needed first should be loaded last to
The chaplain kit should be in easy reach of either the chaplain or
chaplain assistant during travel. Rucksacks should be readily
available in case the vehicle needs to be abandoned in an emergency
Step 3. Draw a position on the diagram for each item of equipment.
Step 4. According to the load plan, load the vehicle and trailer to
ensure the plan accommodates all section equipment and the
plan is practical.
Step 5. When in garrison, the UMT periodically goes through the
extended load plan and mark items to be replaced or repaired.
10 May 2005