Accession Number:

AD0289686

Title:

CRANE, ROUGH TERRAIN, 20 TON

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Corporate Author:

ARMY GENERAL EQUIPMENT TEST ACTIVITY FORT LEE VA

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Report Date:

1962-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

EVALUATION WAS MADE OF THE CRANE, ROUGH TERRAIN, 20-TON. THE CRANE DEMONSTRATED IMPROVED PERFORMANCE OVER EXISTING 10-TON CRAWLER AND 20-TON TRUCK MOUNTED CRANES DURING DUMP AND BEACH CARGOMOVING OPERATIONS AND OVER THE 25-TON NAVY CRASH RECOVERY CRANE FOR ROUGH TERRAIN AIRCRAFT RECOVERY OPERATIONS. IT WAS RECOMMENDED THAT THE ITEM BE AUTHORIZED APPROPRIATE TRANSPORTATION CORPS UNITS IN LIEU OF CURRENTLY AUTHORIZED 10-TON TRUCK MOUNTED CRANES

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE