Accession Number:

ADA207022

Title:

MIL-STD-1660 Test of Unitization Procedures for Ground Emplaced Mine Scattering System (GEMSS)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. for 1988

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-03-23

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USA DACS, Evaluation Division SMCAC-DEV, has been tasked by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center ARDEC, Rock Island, IL, to test unitization procedures for shipping GEMSS mine containers in a configuration of 3-wide by 2-high. The methods and results of MIL-STD-1660 testing of the unitization procedures developed by the Storage and Outloading Division SMCAC-DEO are contained within this report. As a result of these test, the Evaluation Division is recommending that this unitization procedure be approved for Army-wide use in storing and shipping GEMSS mine containers. The objective of these tests is to assess the capability of the GEMSS unitization procedures to meet Army functionaloperational requirements for MIL-STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads. Keywords Test pallets.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE