Accession Number:

ADA207155

Title:

MIL-STD-1660 Test of Unitization Procedure for Armor Tile, M1 and M2 Packed in Wooden Boxes

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USADACS, Evaluation Division SMCAC-DEO, has been tasked by the Storage and Outloading Division SMCAC-DEO to test the armor tile palletization depicted in amended unitization procedures for armor tile, M1 and M2 packed two M2 or three M1 per wooden box, unitized 32 boxes per 35 in. X 45-12 in. pallet approximate box size is 38 in. long X 13-14 in. wide X 4-916 in. high. The testing procedure used for this unitization is MIL-STD-1660 Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads. The subject tests performed on this procedure were compression test, transportation simulation, edgewise rotational drop, inclined impact, and mechanical handling tests. The unitization satisfactorily met the requirements of MIL-STD-1660.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE