Accession Number:

ADA464023

Title:

Transportability Testing of the Coupled BOH FPU 8 and FPU 12 Intermodal Shipping Containers With PLS Interface, TP-94-01, "Transportability Testing Procedures"

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER MCALESTER OK VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center DAC, Validation Engineering Division SJMAC-DEV, was tasked by BOH Environmental, LLC to conduct transportability testing with ammunition on the Coupled Field Pack-Up FPU 8 and FPU 12 Intermodal Containers with the PLS Interface. The testing was conducted in accordance with TP-94-01, Revision 2, June 2004 Transportability Testing Procedures. The objective of the testing was to evaluate the Coupled FPU 8 and FPU 12 Intermodal Containers with the PLS Interface when transportability tested in accordance with TP-94-01, Revision 2, June 2004. The following conclusions resulted from the testing of the containers 1. Ammunition shall not be transported in the BOH FPU 8 and FPU 12 with PLS interface that are equipped with electrical components. 2. Ammunition shall not be transported in the BOH FPU 8 and FPU 12 with PLS interface that have open holes in the floor of the container. 3. The Coupled BOH FPU 8 and FPU 12 successfully completed the transportability testing.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE