M3A1 Hyundai Container Roll-In/Roll-Out Platform (CROP) TP-94-01, Transportability Testing Procedures
ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER MCALESTER OK VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV
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The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center DAC, Validation Engineering Division SMAAC-DEV, was tasked by the U.S. Army Tank- automotive and Armaments Command to conduct a First Article Test FAT on the Container Roll-in-Roll-Out Platform CROP manufactured by Hyundai Precision America, San Diego, California. The CROPs were tested and evaluated In accordance with the testing procedures of TP-94-01, Transportability Testing Procedures. Testing included rail impact tests at 4, 6, and 8.1 mph forward and 8.1 mph in the reverse direction, hazard course, and road course. The satisfactory performance of the Hyundai CROPs during testing has demonstrated that they are adequate to transport ammunition.
- Surface Transportation and Equipment
- Ammunition and Explosives