Accession Number:

ADA207181

Title:

MIL-STD-1660 Test of Unitization Procedure for 105mm White Phosphorus (WP) Projectiles

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE