One-Step Loading Adapter.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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A one-step loading adapter is attached to a lifting truck. The adapter is able to transport and position a store such as a missile from a storage location to an aircraft wing for mounting thereto without transfer to another device. The adapter has a removable boom assembly for lifting and lowering the store as desired. An adjustable cradle having three degrees of freedom is able to position the store for mounting once the store is loaded thereon.
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- Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support