Accession Number:

ADA094627

Title:

XM-1 Tank EMP Susceptibility and Survivability Test Program and Plan

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo

Corporate Author:

HARRY DIAMOND LABS ADELPHI MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

This document describes in detail the test approach, functional tests, support requirements, safety procedures, instrumentation, simulators, and specific test procedures necessary to determine susceptibility and survivability of the XM-1 tank to a simulated nuclear electromagnetic pulse environment. The approach is designed to give high confidence level results with a test sample of one. It incorporates simulator illumination, electromagnetic scale modeling, and cable driving technology.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE