MWO effective date is 18 November 1994 and completion date 31 May 1996
MODIFICATION WORK ORDER
MODIFICATION OF THE RELEASE, CARGO, PARACHUTE, M-2
NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (NSN) 1670-01-097-8817
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.
10 MARCH 1995
REPORTING ERRORS AND RECOMMENDING IMPROVEMENTS
You can help improve this MWO. If you find any mistakes or if you know of a way to improve these procedures, please
let us know. Mail your letter or DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms), or DA Form
2028-2 directly to: Commander, US Army Aviation and Troop Command, ATTN: AMSAT-I-MP, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd.,
St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. A reply will be furnished directly to you.
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
DESTRUCTION NOTICE: Destroy when superseded, obsolete, or no longer needed.
1. PURPOSE. The purpose of this modification is to upgrade the maximum weight capacity of the M-2 Cargo Parachute
Release to 42,000 pounds.
2. PRIORITY. This modification is classified ROUTINE.
a. Equipment In Use: Equipment in use will be modified and completed no later than the scheduled completion
date. Equipment not modified after the expiration of the Modification Work Order (MWO) completion date will be
reported as Not Mission Capable (NMC), in accordance with applicable Army regulations.
b. Equipment in Wholesale Depot Supply or Maintenance Activities. The MWO will be accomplished on
serviceable material prior to issue and/or subsequent to the scheduled completion date. Issue of material not modified is
prohibited. The MWO will be applied to unserviceable material during scheduled Depot Maintenance.
3. END ITEM OR SYSTEM TO BE MODIFIED. The following end items shall be modified in accordance with
Release, Cargo Parachute, M-2
4. MODULES (Components, Assemblies, Subassemblies, Boards, and Cards) TO BE MODIFIED. Not applicable.
5. PARTS TO BE MODIFIED. Not applicable.
a. Time Compliance Schedule: The MWO time compliance period begins on 18 November 1994. The completion
date is 31 May 1996.
b. Level of Maintenance: Unit.
c. Applied By: Depot/Unit.
d. Time Required: (Time for completion of MWO application to one end item.)
Parachute Rigger (MOS 43E)
e. MWO to be applied to or concurrently with this MWO: Not applicable.
* This MWO supersedes MWO 10-1670-240-20-2, dated 30 November 1994