Accession Number:

ADA180602

Title:

Tracked-Vehicle Gradeability and Side-Slope Performance

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:

1987-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This document describes procedures for evaluating tracked vehicle performance on various longitudinal grades and side slopes. Gradeability and side slope performance provide a means for determining the adequacy of vehicle power, tractive ability, stability, control, and power plant operational characteristics when negotiating longitudinal and side slopes.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE