1-11. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
a. Right Side View of the ATLAS.
RADIATOR. Contains coolant which provides engine cooling.
BOOM HOIST CYLINDER. Raises and lowers the boom.
ATTACHMENT. The attachment is required for all forklift operations. The attachment can be raised to a nearly
horizontal position, creating a low profile and extended reach configuration. This configuration is useful in loading and
unloading munitions from transport vehicles and containers.
FUEL TANK. Contains diesel fuel or JP-8 for engine operation.
HYDRAULIC OIL RESERVOIR. Contains hydraulic fluid for the hydraulic system.
FRAME AND TWO-PIECE COUNTERWEIGHT. The frame is a heavy-duty design constructed of
1-3/16 in. thick steel plates. The frame is equipped with tie-down lugs meeting air transport specifications, tow lugs, a
pintle hook, and a 5800 lb. two-piece counterweight. The counterweight is self removable so that axle loading can be
adjusted to meet air transport requirements for some aircraft.
TOOL BOX. Storage area for tools and basic issue items.