Qualification Testing of the CNU-471/E Infrared Detection Set Container
AIR FORCE PACKAGING EVALUATION AGENCY WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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Aeronautical Systems Division, ASDVXAL, requested assistance from the Air Force Packaging Evaluation Activity AFPEA to design, prototype, and qualify a container for the infrared detection set IDS used on Combat Talon II aircraft. The CNU-471E prototype container was designed, fabricated and tested at the AFPEA, HQ AFLCDSTZ, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-5999. The container is environmentally sealed and outfitted with a humidity indicator, desiccant port, and pressure relief valve. The containers item receptacle was designed to interface with the Texas Instrument handling ring for ease in maneuverability. The container is designed to protect one IDS during worldwide shipment, storage, and handling. The container test plan was derived from Military specification MIL-C-5584D. The tests were conducted in accordance with Federal Test Method Standard No. 101, Military Specification MIL-C-5584D.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
- Infrared Detection and Detectors