Figure 2-7.--Mk 101 Mod 0 mine sling.
sling. It is used for lifting the Mk 56 mine in and out of
its shipping crate and for hoisting operations when
marrying or disassembling sections of the Mk 56 mine.
The sling is made of nylon webbing and has a loop at
each end. One loop is reinforced with a leather wear
pad and should always interface with the hoisting
equipment. The sling is wrapped once around the body
of the mine to form a single-wrap choker hitch so that
the reinforced loop is positioned to engage the hoisting
equipment. This lifting capacity of the sling is 5,000
MK 111 MOD 0 SLING.--The Mk 111 Mod 0
sling is constructed in the same manner and of the same
materials as the Mk 95 and Mk 101 slings. As shown in
figure 2-8, it is a single-wrap sling used for hoisting
operations when marrying or disassembling sections
of the Mk 67 mine. The lifting capacity of the sling is
Figure 2-8.--Mk 111 Mod 0 sling.
MK 115 MOD 0 WEAPONS-HANDLING
SLING.--The Mk 115 Mod 0 weapons-handling sling
the anchor section and the mechanism section of the
consists of two 1/2-inch wire ropes, 18 inches long,
Mk 56 mine. The lifting capacity of the sling is 2,500
joined at one end by a 5 1/2-inch steel lifting ring. The
other ends of the legs are terminated with shackles.
Safety hooks are supplied with the sling. The Mk 115
Mod 0 sling, as shown in figure 2-9, is used for the
In conjunction with hoists, lifting devices are used
general handling of the Mk 56 mine anchor and for
hoisting operations when marrying or disassembling
for handling mines and mine components in shop areas