Accession Number : AD1044377

Title :   OCP TECD Report - TARDEC Blast Mitigation Program (BMP) and National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Michigan (MI) Chapter Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Summary

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Jul 2014,31 Jul 2017

Corporate Author : U.S.Army TARDEC GSS-OCP TECD Program Team Warren United States

Personal Author(s) : Wodzinski ,Christine M

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Report Date : 26 Sep 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) between the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center(TARDEC) Blast Mitigation Program and the Michigan Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) was created based on the desire of both parties to collaborate to develop a practical and useable set of Blast Mitigation Program (BMP) design guidelines and standards. The effort focused on the following topics: occupant-centric design philosophy and terms, test procedures, Military performance specifications, and Military standard. The objective of this report is to document the BMP NDIA-MI CRADA activities and accomplishments from October 2014 through July 2017. During the three year period, the working group held 11 information exchange meetings where 20 briefs were presented and discussed. The NDIA-MI provided industry feedback on meeting topics. This work enabled the publications of 6 Military performance specification and 1 Military Standard, MIL-STD-3058, Occupant-Centric Protection for Military Ground Vehicles.

Descriptors :   blast , PASSENGER VEHICLES , military standards , SPECIFICATIONS , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , military vehicles , CONSORTIUMS , safety

Subject Categories : Explosions
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE