Accession Number:

ADA018279

Title:

Design of an Artillery Towing Lightweight Auxiliary System (ATLAS)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

PACIFIC CAR AND FOUNDRY CO RENTON WA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

251.0

Abstract:

This technical report summarizes the contractors design and analysis effort on a concept titled artillery towing lightweight auxiliary system Atlas . The Atlas concept will provide improved mobility and auxiliary power for towed artillery weapons in remote battlefield areas. Specifications and detailed calculations are presented for all major components such as the power train, the suspension, the auxiliary power systems, etc. This helicopter transportable propulsion device will significantly enhance the effectiveness of towed artillery weapons.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE