TM 10-1670-296-20&P 0020 00
If required, reassemble each parachute release connector.
Reassemble each of the lower suspension links by connecting the three 5/8-inch nuts, the three 5/8-
inch bolts, the load suspension spacers, and the two load suspension links.
Place the three spacers, two 5/8-inch bolts, and three 3/8-inch bolts within the backside plate.
Place each of the two lower suspension links on the points of mounting on the 5/8-inch bolts.
Place the first toggle and toggle lockslide into the appropriate depression in the release back side
A tolerance problem was identified with the retaining clamp assembly
included in the M-1 cargo parachute release modification kit. The
retaining clamp assembly exceeds the maximum dimensional
tolerances and will not fit in the upper suspension link. The modification
kits can be identified by NSN 1670-01-332-7680, Part Number 11-1-
3908, Contract Number DAA01-97-P-0175, Cage Code 71304,
Capewell Components Company. There were 226 modification kits
issued to the field. The retaining clamp is stamped with a cage code of
71304. If found dispose of IAW local procedures.
Replace the retaining clamp with the retaining clamp pin within the upper suspension link by sliding
the clamp up and in through the opening in the link.
Replace the toggle shaft and the upper suspension link with the retaining clamp within the release.
Replace the second toggle, toggle lockslide, and the delay release timer within the release timer.
Place the face side plate onto the release. Install the five nuts securing the side plate to the release.
If the arming wire needs to be installed, thread the wire through the appropriate hole. Ensure that
the release works properly, IAW the INSPECT TIMING paragraph under the INSPECT procedures.
1. Replace an unserviceable M-1 airdrop cargo parachute release with a serviceable item from stock.
2. Except for the arming wire lanyard, any other component of the M-1 airdrop cargo parachute release that
is missing or unserviceable will be replaced only as authorized in WP 0074 00.
3. Replace an unserviceable arming wire lanyard by fabrication as follows:
Cut the unserviceable arming wire lanyard from the arming wire.
Cut a 124 ½-inch length and a 7 ½-inch length of ½-inch wide tubular nylon webbing and sear the
ends of both webbing lengths. Avoid forming a sharp edge or lumped effect on the melted end.
Mark the 124 ½-inch length of webbing at points 3, 4 ½, and 13-inches from one end.