Accession Number : ADA258090


Title :   Rail Impact Test of 120mm Pallets in 20-Foot Commercial Containers


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV


Personal Author(s) : Meyer, William R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a258090.pdf


Report Date : Feb 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 33


Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS), Validation Engineering Division (SMCAC-DEV), was tasked by USADACS, Logistics Engineering Office (SMCAC-DE), to verify rail transportation of 120mm tank ammunition in commercial containers. Blocking and bracing procedures used during this test were restrained against door corner post restraint bars. As tested, the blocking and bracing procedures were suitable for safe transportation of 120mm ammunition in commercial, containers.


Descriptors :   *RAIL TRANSPORTATION , *AMMUNITION , *PALLETS , *CONTAINERS , *TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES) , TEST AND EVALUATION , TRANSPORTATION , RAILS , RODS , DOORS , ARMY , BLOCKING , RESTRAINT , LOGISTICS , ENGINEERING , IMPACT TESTS , VALIDATION


Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Ammunition and Explosives


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE