TACOM (Army Tank-Automotive Command) Phase III MICV/GT601/X-300
Final test rept.
GARRETT TURBINE ENGINE CO PHOENIX AZ
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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.
- Combat Vehicles
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
- Reciprocating and Rotating Engines