Initial Production Test of Marginal Terrain Assault Bridge with M113A1 Launcher
Final rept. Aug 1968-Feb 1969
ARMY ARMOR AND ENGINEER BOARD FORT KNOX KY
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The test objective was to conduct service-type testing as required to insure that the test item is suitable for issue to troops under provisions of AMCR 700-34. The two test items accumulated a total of 99.7 test hours 80.7 hours before major modification and 19 hours after major modification and 777.4 miles. Testing consisted of road operations 20.6 hours, swimming 2.6 hours, and launchingretrieving operations 76.5 hours and was conducted under all local environmental weather conditions to include both day and night operations. The test items satisfied the essential requirement relating to human factors engineering. The essential requirements relating to road mobility, cross-country mobility, compatibility with related equipment, fuel and oil consumption, and launching and recovery were either not determined or not fully determined due to test termination.
- Civil Engineering