Accession Number : ADA509140


Title :   Not Just a Cover


Descriptive Note : Briefing charts


Corporate Author : SHIELD TECHNOLOGIES CORP EAGAN MN


Personal Author(s) : Bechtel, Mark ; Simoes, Phil


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a509140.pdf


Report Date : Feb 2009


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : (1) Continued deployments are placing stress on unit and equipment readiness (2) Higher priced, more sophisticated equipment requires careful lifecycle management (3) Traditional methods of protection proved ineffective (Tarps/Shrink Wraps) (4) MILCON costs are rising and fixed facilities at home provide no protection when equipment is deployed (5) For the past 5 years Envelop Protective Covers has provided the US Military cost avoidance by reducing corrosion and the resulting degradation.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY EQUIPMENT , *COVERINGS , *PROTECTION , *CORROSION , LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT , STRESS TESTING , AVOIDANCE , COST ANALYSIS , DEGRADATION , SYMPOSIA , DEPLOYMENT , OPERATIONAL READINESS


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE