Final rept. on Materiel test procedure
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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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.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods