Accession Number:

AD0855076

Title:

Initial Production Test of Tractor, Wheeled, Pneumatic-Tired, 4-Wheel Drive, DED, Hinged-Frame Steerable, Model No. 830 MB.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 19 Jun 67-3 Dec 68,

Corporate Author:

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD MATERIEL TESTING DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

1969-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

155.0

Abstract:

An initial production test was conducted at Aberdeen Proving Ground from 19 June 1967 to 3 December 1968 on two tractors, wheeled, pneumatic-tired, 4-wheel drive DED, hinged-framed steerable, model No. 830 MB. Testing consisted of numerous performance and endurance tests, a maintenance evaluation, and a post-test disassembly inspection. The purpose was to assure that the 830 MB tractors perform in accordance with the terms of the contract and military specification. The test item satisfied the test requirements except for the fording, lifting attachment, radio-interference reduction, and lighting and ventilation tests and the maintenance evaluation. Based on the results obtained it was concluded that the 830 MB tractors complied with all but five terms of the US Army contract and military specification.

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE