MIL-STD-1660 Test of Unitization Procedure for 105mm White Phosphorus (WP) Projectiles
ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV
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The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USA DACS has been tasked by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, SMCAR-ESK, thru the Storage and Outloading Division, USADACS, to test a unitization procedure for the shipment of 75mm thru 106mm4.2-in white phosphorus WP projectiles. Projectiles received for testing were inert-filled 105mm WP, weighing about 25 lbs each. These projectiles were unitized in accordance with the unitization procedure and subjected to the MIL-STD-1660 design criteria for ammunition unit loads. The unitization for the 105mm WP projectiles satisfactorily completed this testing sequence.
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