Accession Number:

ADA279852

Title:

155-MM Artillery Rearm Module 2, Unicharge. Phase 2.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Dec 1991-Feb 1994

Corporate Author:

MARTIN MARIETTA ARMAMENT SYSTEMS BURLINGTON VT

Report Date:

1994-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

A summary of the design, fabrication and tests for an improved 155mm Artillery Rearm Module, Unicharge ARM IIUni is presented. This module is an improvement over a 155mm ARM fabricated and tested under previous contract DAAA21-88-C-0161. The design and fabrication effort involving building a unit that automatically handled and transported projectiles and bare unpackaged XM230 unicharges for artillery rearm. Included was the automatic identification of projectiles and fuzes. The testing of the unit included a safetyhuman factors evaluation at Aberdeen Proving Ground and a technology demonstration feasibility test with soldiers from the Field Artillery at Ft. Sill, OK.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE