Expedient Runway Surfacing with Post Tensioning System for Expeditionary Airfields.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A portable airfield runway having an anchoring and tensioning system is comprised of a plurality of fiberglass reinforced plastic panels anchored with earth anchors at each end of the runway and uses self-contained hydraulic tensioning and load maintenance units to maintain constant tension on the runway while allowing for both expansioncontraction due to temperature and dynamic aircraft braking loads.
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