Desert Environmental Test of Ammunition and Explosives
Final rept. on materiel test procedure
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The Army Environmental Test Procedure describes the techniques for determining the capability of military ammunition and explosives to withstand all known conditions in the desert which might have significant effects on the performance characteristics of the ammunition. The methods are described in general terms for preparing, conducting, recording, and reporting desert environmental testing of ammunition and explosives, to include artillery and small arms ammunition, ammunition components, demolition materiels, mines, pyrotechnics, and ignition systems.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods