Accession Number:

ADA055107

Title:

Test Operations Procedure Safety Evaluation of Mines and Demolitions

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-05-05

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

This paper, provides a method of evaluating the safety of mines and demolitions during development testing. Covers inspections and tests for adequacy of safety features confirmation of functioning loads sensitivity to accidental detonation during emplacement, arming, disarming, and recovery safety during transportation including secured cargo vibration, rough handling, and 12.2-meter drop and effects of high- and low-temperature storage on functioning. Not applicable to chemical mines.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE