Accession Number : ADA259935
Title : First Article Testing (FAT) of 105mm Pallets and Adapters
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV
Personal Author(s) : Hartman, Quinn D
Report Date : Mar 1991
Pagination or Media Count : 37
Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS) was tasked by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), Packaging Division (SMCAR-AEP), Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, to develop an ammunition unit load for the shipping and storage of 105mm metal PA 117 containers . The metal pallet and adapters unitization procedures were designed by USADACS, Supply Engineering Division (SMCAC-DES); and USADACS, Validation Engineering Division (SMCAC-DEV), verified that both the unitization procedures and the first article production sample pallets and adapters could satisfy MIL- STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads.
Descriptors : *TEST AND EVALUATION , *AMMUNITION CONTAINERS , *SHIPPING CONTAINERS , VALIDATION , LOADS(FORCES) , LOGISTICS , PACKAGING , SHIPPING , PALLETS , STORAGE , ARMY , ADAPTERS , DESIGN CRITERIA , SHOCK TESTS
Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE