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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a254011.pdf


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