ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
This task covers:
File, Item 3, Appendix B
Unpacked, canopy laid flat
Mallet, Rawhide, Item 8, Appendix B
Screwdriver, Flat Tip, Item 22, Appendix B
Separator, Connector Link, Item 23, Appendix B
Cloth, Abrasive, Item 2, Appendix D
a. Inspection. Inspect connector link assemblies in accordance with table 2-1.
b. Repair. Repair a connector link assembly as follows (see figure 2-125):
(1) Cleaning. Remove burrs, rough spots, rust or corrosion from a parachute connector link assembly
by either filing with a metal file or buffing with a crocus cloth.
(2) Replacing a locking screw. Replace a damaged or missing locking screw on a parachute connector
link with a serviceable item from stock.
c. Replace. A parachute connector link assembly that is damaged beyond repair will be replaced with a
serviceable L-bar parachute connector link assembly from stock. Use the following procedures:
(1) Using suitably sized flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove the locking screws from the ends of
the replacement L-bar parachute connector link assembly and disassemble the link (see figure 2-
(2) Using suitably sized flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove the two locking screws from the
damaged original parachute connector link assembly. Disassemble the link assembly, using a link
separator, if necessary. If the connector link contains suspension lines, ensure the lines are not
allowed to slide off the damaged link during the disassembly process.