Raising the Frame to Partially-Erect Position
Avoid folding wall fabric into joints. Material may rip or tear if caught in joint.
1. Fold wall fabric (1) towards ridge (2) to expose eave gussets (3). Place folded fabric on ridge fabric
2. 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 back injury.
Tent frame must be raised uniformly to avoid twisting or turning. Damage to frame can
3. Step in next to the eave gusset (3).
Frame assembly hinges can pinch, crush, or amputate hands and fingers. Keep hands
and fingers away from frame assembly ridges and eaves. An expedient way to keep
clear of potential danger areas is to keep your hands "outside the triangle" at all times.