Accession Number : AD0288880

Title :   EVALUATION OF NYLON BALLISTIC SHIELD FOR M60A1 TANKS

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMOR SCHOOL FORT KNOX KY

Report Date : OCT 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A nylon ballistic shield was evaluated to determine its suitability for installation in the turret of the M60A1 tank. The shield was examined for physical characteristics, installation procedures, durability and reliability. As the result of these tests the US Army Armor Board concluded that the shield was satisfactory for use on the M60A1 tank.

Descriptors :   *PROTECTIVE COVERINGS, *TANKS (COMBAT VEHICLES), INSTALLATION, PHOTOGRAPHS, RELIABILITY, TEST METHODS, TESTS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE