Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
Equipment Characteristics, Capabilities, and Features
Location and Description of Major Components
Differences Between Models
Safety, Care, and Handling
1-10. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
The following description pertains to the Diesel-Engine-Driven, Pneumatic Tired, 4000 Pound Capacity Rough
Terrain Forklift Truck, Models MHE-270 (NSN 3930-01-330-8907) and MHE-271 (NSN 3930-01-330-8906), hereafter
referred to as the forklift. The forklift includes the following features:
Designed for use as a material handling forklift
Capable of loading and unloading the eight foot wide by eight foot high family of ANSI/ISO cargo containers
Handle, transport, and stack containers, boxes, and palletized loads weighing up
to the rated capacity of 4000 pounds
Good mobility to operate on various types of terrain including work areas where high flotation and traction
characteristics are required.
Can lift a load (within rated capacity) to a 120 inches (maximum)
Can move load laterally (left or right) 22 inches (maximum)
The forklift is composed of the ten major systems and assemblies listed below. Refer to Operators Manual, TM
10-3930-664-10, for a complete description of characteristics, capabilities, and features of these assemblies.
1-11. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS.
Refer to Operators Manual, TM 10-3930-664-10, for basic information pertaining to the major components of the
forklift. See Figures 1-2 and 1-3 in this manual for locations of major assemblies, subassemblies, and system
Refer to Figures 1-4 and 1-5 for the location and content of each stencil, identification plate, and instruction plate
mounted to the forklift. Details are provided for fabrication of damaged or illegible plates or markings.