Accession Number:

AD0854544

Title:

Static Confirmation Tests - LGM-30G (Minuteman III)

Descriptive Note:

Final test rept. 9 Mar-18 Jul 1968

Corporate Author:

BOEING CO SEATTLE WA

Report Date:

1969-02-07

Pagination or Media Count:

348.0

Abstract:

This document provides the final test report for the Structural Static Confirmation Tests of integrated structural components of the Minuteman LGM 30G missile. The primary purposes of the test program were to 1 confirm structural compatibility of integrated structure, 2 determine ultimate load capability, 3 obtain load deflection characteristics. Static tests were conducted on integrated Stage IIIPBV R and D and Operational stackups and Stage II Fwd II-III InterstageStage III stackup. Various critical combinations of external and internal pressure, axial load, moment, shear and heat were applied to the structure simulating the silo launch condition and powered flight conditions.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface-Launched Guided Missiles
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE