Package Handling Today

Human package "conveyor" aboard a DDG which cannot strikedown and stow palletized loads. Package sized loads are moved from the rear flight deck to the internal vertical package conveyor which will move them to the correct deck level for stowage.

Packages on an aircraft carrier-which can receive and move palletized loads

Assorted packages on the move


  Below: Vertical Package Conveyor used to move individual packages between decks aboard ships without elevators.

Spring-loaded poles-"pogo sticks"- help to keep packaged stores in place aboard ships
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