Accession Number:

AD0786506

Title:

Ramifications of Extended Storage Periods on Wheeled Tactical Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

This research examines the factors most responsible for degradation of wheeled vehicles in storage. Degradation in both organic and metallic materials, with emphasis on the corrosion of metals, is looked into in detail. Reliability and maintainability of stored vehicles was researched with little result regarding reliability, however some trends have been established for availability. A testing procedure for reliability is recommended and outlined.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE