The Kitchen, Field, Trailer Mounted, models MKT-90, MKT-95, and MKT-99 are certified for helicopter
External Air Transport by the U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command, Natick, MA.
Certification is granted for the MKT-90, MKT-95 and MKT-99 for single point lift by the CH-47A/B/C/D
Helicopter at airspeeds up to 95 KIAS. Certification is valid for the MKT-90, MKT-95 and MKT-99 only.
Other versions of the MKT are not certified.
The MKT-90, MKT-95, and MKT-99 contain a separate instruction plate (1) next to the kitchen
identification plate located on the right front skirt, which contains a sketch of a CH-47 helicopter with the
statement "THIS ITEM IS CERTIFIED FOR HELICOPTER EXTERNAL AIR TRANSPORT AND SHALL
BE RIGGED IN ACCORDANCE WITH RIGGING PROCEDURES CONTAINED IN FM 55-450-4".
If the MKT to be transported is not the MKT-90, MKT-95, or MKT-99 or does not have the Instruction plate
described above, DO NOT TRANSPORT THE ITEM BY HELICOPTER.
Refer to FM 55-450-3. "Multi Service Helicopter External Air Transport:
Basic Operations and Equipment", and FM 55-450-4, "Multi Service Heli-
copter External Air Transport: Single-Point Load Rigging Procedures" for
complete rigging instructions.
THIS ITEM HAS BEEN CERTIFIED FOR HELICOPTER
EXTERNAL AIR TRANSPORT AND SHALL BE RIGGED
IN ACCORDANCE WITH RIGGING PROCEDURES
CONTAINED IN FM 55-450-4