NATO STANDARDIZATION AGREEMENT
Materials and Tools Required to Erect a Ramp
Assembly of the Ramp
Use or the Ramp
Mobile Loading Ramps
Loading and Unloading by Bridging Equipment
1. The aim of this agreement is to standardize means of the method for erecting ramps with railway sleepers for loading
and unloading of all types of military vehicles onto and from flat wagons - to list the various mobile loading ramps in
service and to describe the loading and unloading process by means of bridging equipment.
2. Participating nations agree upon the following method for erecting loading ramps with railway sleepers and using them
to load and unload all types of military vehicles onto and from flat wagons.
DETAILS OF THE AGREEMENT
The RM (1) ramp enables all types of wheeled and tracked military vehicles to be loaded onto and unloaded
from flat wagons.
It consists of an assembly of a number of wooden sleepers (see Annex A). Its assembly can be carried out,
under certain circumstances, in less than one hour (see Annex B, which includes drawings 1-15).
The use of the ramp and the precautions to be taken during loading and unloading operations are described
in Annex C.
Note (1): RM = initials of the inventor
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