This manual tells and shows how to prepare and rig mass supply loads. Procedures are given for typical loads that can be contained by the methods shown. These procedures are meant as a guide, and may be adapted to specific loads. Procedures are also given for some specific ammunition loads. This manual is designed for all parachute riggers. This publication applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard (ARNG)/Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and the United States Army Reserve (USAR) United States Air Force, Air National Guard (ANG), Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) unless otherwise stated.
The proponent of this publication is the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).