Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
1-1 Scope. This manual provides operating instructions for the Aerial Resupply and
Accompanying Bundle Systems (ARABS). The ARABS is a radio guided aerial
cargo delivery system which uses ram air parachutes to provide an offset of up to 35
miles. Once deployed from any cargo carrying aircraft, the ARABS can be guided to
a preselected landing point using the automatic homing feature or manually guided
by the operator. The radio unit has frequency hopping and multi-channel capabilities
and operates in the frequency range of 339 to 372 MH,.
1-2 Maintenance Forms and Procedures.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will
be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management
1-3 Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use. Refer to TM 750-
244-2, Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use, for proper procedures
for destruction of this equipment to prevent enemy use.