Tropic Testing of Vehicles
Rept. on Test Operations Procedure
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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This report fulfills the need for a document that establishes procedures for conducting mobility subtests in tropic environments. Facilities, instrumentation, test controls and data required are described, in addition to test procedures to be followed for conduct of the following mobility subtests Soil tests One-Pass Vehicle Cone Index, Drawbar Pull, Motion Resistance, and AccelerationDeceleration Surface Geometry Tests Slope Negotiation and Discrete Obstacle and Vegetation Tests Single-Tree Override, Multiple-Tree Override and Grassland Override. Keywords Tropic test center Methodology Trafficability Tropic vehicular tests Motion resistance Obstacle test.
- Surface Transportation and Equipment
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods