(2) Incorporates the following features:
Air and ground transportable for rapid deployment
· Rigid wall construction
· All weather operational
· Rapid set-up for use
· Self-contained environmental control system
· Self-contained water system
· Self-contained air system
· Self-contained vacuum system
· Trailer-mounted for long distance towing
· Designed to operate under blackout conditions with door activated blackout switches
· Extends application of AOAP for aeronautical and selected nonaeronautical equipment operating in a
tactical theater of operations.
Location and Description of Major Components.
Van exterior sides and interior walls are designated "curbside" (right) and "roadside"
(left) when viewed from the rear of the van.
a. Rear and Curbside Exterior (Figure 1-2).
TRAILER ACCESSORIES STORAGE DOOR: Provides access to storage area for trailer accessories; i.e.,
roadside reflectors, wheel chocks, various tools, wiping rags, etc.
PURGE INTAKE DOOR: Hinged, double-latched access door for purge intake damper. Must be open during
purge cycle to allow environmental control unit to suck outside air into the laboratory.
WATER INLET BOX DOOR: Hinged, double-latched access door to facility and suction water connections.
UTILITIES BOX DOOR: Hinged, double-latched access door for compressed air, vent and drain connections.
LABORATORY ENTRANCE DOOR: Primary entry/exit for the laboratory section of the van. Provided with an
internal door lock release mechanism to facilitate an emergency exit.
CURBSIDE STORAGE BOXES: Provides storage area for miscellaneous equipment. Provided with fork truck
lift slots and retaining pins for removal/installation.
SYSTEM DRAIN: Drains all lines in tank. Located in center of trailer, beneath the mechanical room.
WASTE WATER TANK DRAIN: Drains all waste water from laboratory. Located in the center of trailer, beneath
the mechanical room.
REAR DOOR: Primarily used to load and unload overpack boxes. Provides a secondary entrance/exit for the
laboratory. Provided with an internal door lock release mechanism to facilitate emergency exit.