Waterway Equipment-Boat, Barge, Motor
Final rept. on test operations procedure
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The report describes a method for evaluation of waterway equipment performance and operational characteristics. Identifies facilities and equipment required. Discusses supporting tests. Provides procedures for watertight integrity, stability, static flotation, dynamic pitch and roll, dock trials, components and subsystems, bollard pull tests, sea trials, turning radius, towing and resistance, beaching, ramp operation, operational performance, communications and navigation equipment, inflation inflatables, pressure inflatables, and leakage inflatables tests. Applicable to barges and lighters passenger, cargo, landing, assault, picket, patrol, tug, tow, and special purpose boats.
- Marine Engineering
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods