Accession Number:

AD0261968

Title:

SERVICE TEST OF ROUGH TERRAIN FORKLIFT TRUCK, 15,000-LB

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Corporate Author:

ARMY GENERAL EQUIPMENT TEST ACTIVITY FORT LEE VA

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Report Date:

1961-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Service tests were made 1 To determine the suitability of the test item in performance of its mission as material handling equipment for use under adverse conditions 2 To obtain operational and maintenance data for evaluating the performance of the vehicle 3 To determine possible design deficiencies and recommend corrective action, if necessary 4 To determine whether the item is suitable for adoption through type classification action. Furnish justification if adoption is not recommended and 5 To afford field units an opportunity to offer suggestions for improvement on future models based on operating experience with the vehicle while performing tasks within the scope of the vehicles military mission. The results indicate conclusively that the 15,000 lb Rough Terrain Forklift can adequately perform the mission it was designed for. The test further indicated that this item would be a very valuable asset to the Transportation Corps in the accomplishment of its mission in an active theater of operations. That the tested item is entirely compatible with established military characteristics within the range of the tests performed and is suitable for use by the Armed Forces. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE