Accession Number:

AD0765456

Title:

Transportability

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on Materiel test procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-02-07

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

The report describes a method for evaluation of military equipment transportability characteristics discusses preliminary activities, facilities, and equipment required and provides procedures for lifting and tiedown attachments rail, highway, and marine transportability terminals handling and movement air portability, fixed and rotary wing, internal and external carried, to include airdropped materiel, shock, vibration, safety, human factors, and maintenance evaluation. Appendixes provide railway landing procedures, highway vehicle and load limits, marine transport environmental factors and characteristics, aircraft capacities, shock and vibration environments during transport by rail, sea, and air. The method is applicable to equipment whether towed, self-propelled, or moved by carrier over highway, cross-country, railway, waterway, or air.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE