TM 10-3510-223-13&P 0005 00
Raising the Frame to Partially-Erect Position.
Avoid folding wall fabric into joints. Material may rip or tear if caught in joint.
Raise one side of the frames as follows:
Fold wall fabric (1) towards ridge (2) to expose eave gussets (4). Place folded fabric on ridge fabric (3).
Identify quick release pin (5) and ensure it is hanging free.
Identify the locking hole in the side arch assembly (6) and ensure it is free of debris.
Two soldiers should be placed at each arch leg to raise frame.
Lift tent from correct squatting position, using your legs to avoid
Tent frame must be raised uniformly to avoid twisting or turning.
Damage to frame can result.
Step in next to the eave gusset (4).
Frame assembly hinges can pinch or crush hands and fingers.
Keep hands and fingers away from frame assembly ridges and
eaves. Failure to do so may result in injury to personnel.
Place one hand on the side arch assembly (6) and one hand on the eave purlin (7) outside the diagonal
Get in a stable squatting position.