Accession Number:

ADA248122

Title:

Transportability Testing of 2,000-Pound Bombs in a Side Opening Commercial Container

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USADACS, Validation Engineering Division SMCAC-DEV, was tasked by USADACS, Transportation Engineering Division SMCAC-DET, to verify the procedure, Loading and Bracing With Wooden Dunnage in Side Opening Commercial Containers of 2,000-Pound Bombs, MK84, and MODS, Unitized, Two Bombs Per Metal Pallet, MK79 MOD 0, would meet the transportation requirements of Transportability Testing Procedures, EVT-TP- 1-86. The test configuration was subjected to rail, road hazard, road trip, washboard, and shipboard transportation simulation tests. The loading and bracing procedure successfully passed all tests and was approved.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE