TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0011 00
Using the packing aid, encircle the formed loop in the suspension lines and make a girth hitch in the
Thread the knotted end of the packing aid through the locking stow loop located at the lower left
corner of the deployment bag.
k. Pull the suspension line formed loop until the loop is aligned with the left edge of the bag large flap.
Remove the packing aid.
m. Secure the first two locking stows by tying the suspension lines together at a point between the two
stows. Use the ¼-inch wide cotton webbing previously installed.
n. Make the tie one turn single and secure with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
o. Trim tie ends to two-inches.
23. Installing suspension line stow ties.
a. Cut a minimum of thirty-two 18-inch lengths of ¼-inch wide type I cotton webbing for use as
suspension line stow ties.
b. Secure the webbing lengths two per loop along each row of side strap loops by making a girth hitch in
each webbing length. Ensure the ends of each webbing length are aligned and positioned toward the
respective outer edge of the deployment bag.
24. Wrapping the suspension lines.
a. Extend the suspension lines and center line along the top center of the deployment bag toward the
bridle end of the bag.
b. Using a 12-inch wide by 36-inch long piece of kraft paper, wrap the suspension lines and center line
extended along the top center of the deployment bag.