Accession Number:

AD0255817

Title:

TEST OF TRAILER, CARGO: 1/4-TON, 2-WHEEL, XM416E1

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Open-ended Terms M151 truck, M416E1 trailer. The XM416E1 trailer was tested to determine its compatibility with the M151 truck and its durability. The trailer was towed 6479 miles on various test courses by an M151 truck. Observations were made of the performance of the trailer, and of the ability of the M151 truck to tow the trailer. The trailer was proved to be compatible with the M151 truck. Deficiencies in general were minor in nature. Most difficulty was experienced with wear of suspension components. It is recommended that upon correction of the deficiencies listed, the trailer be considered acceptable for military use.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE