Transportability Testing of 2,000-Pound Bombs in a Side Opening Commercial Container
ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV
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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.
- Containers and Packaging
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies