Accession Number:

ADA180590

Title:

Tracked-Vehicle Fording

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on international test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMBAT SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-05-18

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This document describes test procedures for evaluating the fording ability of military tracked vehicles as well as the effectiveness of fording kits. Fording capability for tactical vehicles is critical to movement of military units across rivers, streams, and other small bodies of water when bridges and bridging devices are not available. The types of fording covered in this document are shallow water, deep water, and underwater fording. Keywords Air intakes Exhaust system Seals Snorkels Toxic fumes.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE