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FM 5-125

Field Manual
No. 5-125
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 23 February 2001

FM 5-125

Rigging Techniques, Procedures,And Applications

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This manual is a guide and basic reference for personnel whose duties require the use of rigging. It is intended for use in training and as a reference manual for field operations. It covers the types of rigging and the application of fiber rope, wire rope, and chains used in various combinations to raise or move heavy loads. It includes basic instructions on knots, hitches, splices, lashing, and tackle systems. Safety precautions and requirements for the various operations are listed, as well as rules of thumb for rapid safe-load calculations.

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FM 5-125 (complete) (3,728 KB)
Change 1 to FM 5-125, 23 Feb 2001
FM 5-125 Table of Contents
FM 5-125 List of Figures
FM 5-125 List of Tables
FM 5-125 Preface
FM 5-125 Chapter 1
FM 5-125 Chapter 2
FM 5-125 Chapter 3
FM 5-125 Chapter 4
FM 5-125 Chapter 5
FM 5-125 Chapter 6
FM 5-125 Appendix
FM 5-125 Glossary
FM 5-125 References
FM 5-125 Index
FM 5-125 Authorization

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