Accession Number:

ADA399266

Title:

Box, Wooden for 105MM Howitzer Ammunition in a Fiber Container, M105A3, United Nations (UN) Performance Oriented Packaging (POP) Test

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER MCALESTER OK VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center DAC, Validation Engineering Division SOSAC-DEV, was tasked by the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant MCAAP to conduct a UN POP Test for box, wooden for 105 mm Howitzer ammunition In a fiber container, M105A3. Six test sample boxes were used in the tests. No significant flaws were found. As a result of the performance of the containers during testing, the box, wooden for 105 mm Howitzer ammunition in a fiber container, M105A3 is recommended for USA-wide use.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE