Accession Number:

ADA031047

Title:

Armed and Armored Chinook Safety-Release and Weapon-Verification Testing.

Descriptive Note:

Letter rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION TEST BOARD FORT RUCKER ALA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-03-24

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

A contract was negotiated on 30 June 1965 to design and develop the necessary mounts and feed systems to accept armament subsystems and armor on the CH-47A Helicopter. The contractor conducted design tests at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, in November 1965. Results of contractor-design tests indicated a need to modify some of the armament subsystems and aircraft structure. Further tests to resolve safety-of-flight problem areas were recommended.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE