Accession Number:

ADA148594

Title:

TACOM (Army Tank-Automotive Command) Phase III MICV/GT601/X-300

Descriptive Note:

Final test rept.

Corporate Author:

GARRETT TURBINE ENGINE CO PHOENIX AZ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-07-31

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes the results of TACOM Phase III Demonstration Testing conducted at the General Motors GM proving grounds at Milford, Michigan. Testing was conducted January 4 through 18, March 24 through 30, and completed June 7 through June 9, 1983, under the provisions of Contract DAAE07- 82-C-4109. The purpose of this program was to demonstrate the characteristics of the Garrett GT601 gas turbine engine mated with a Detroit Diesel Allison DDA X-300 transmission, without a torque converter, installed in a mechanized infantry combat vehicle MICV loaded to 45,000 pounds gross vehicle weight GVW.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
  • Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE