Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-6. 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 5,800 lb three-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.