Accession Number : ADA254011
Title : Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of Wirebound Box for Small Caliber Ammunition Packed in M2A1 Metal Container
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ
Personal Author(s) : Silvestre, Edgardo B
Report Date : 09 Jul 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 14
Abstract : This report covers the POP testing of wirebound box, part number 7553347, used as shipping container for small caliber ammunition. The exterior wirebound box contains two M2A1 metal inner containers (Dwg 7553296) containing various small arms ammunition, items of differing quantities and weights. Tests were conducted using containers containing additional weights to insure that tested weight is higher than heaviest pack to insure safety in shipping.
Descriptors : *BOXES , *CONTAINERS , TEST AND EVALUATION , METALS , SAFETY , AMMUNITION , SHIPPING CONTAINERS , SHIPPING , NUMBERS , PACKAGING , SMALL ARMS , SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION , QUANTITY
Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE