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Environmental Monitoring of Transportation of 500-Pound Bombs on an M872 Semitrailer from Savanna Army Depot Activity (SVDA) to Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD).
ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL
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The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center DAC, Validation Engineering Division SIOAC-DEV, was tasked by DAC, Transportation Engineering Division SIOAC-DET, to monitor a tarpaulin-covered load of 500-pound bombs on an M872 semitrailer en route from Savanna Army Depot Activity SVDA, Savanna, IL, to Blue Grass Army Depot BGAD, Lexington, KY. One Event Data Recorder EDR, from Instrumented Sensor Technology, Inc., was set up to monitor shockvibration on all three axes as well as temperature and humidity. Monitoring was conducted from 06 - O8 June 1996. During the monitoring, 2,238 shockvibration events were experienced that met the triggering criteria programmed in the EDR and 274 temperaturehumidity readings were collected.
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