Accession Number : AD0289686

Title :   CRANE, ROUGH TERRAIN, 20 TON

Corporate Author : ARMY GENERAL EQUIPMENT TEST ACTIVITY FORT LEE VA

Report Date : NOV 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : EVALUATION WAS MADE OF THE CRANE, ROUGH TERRAIN, 20-TON. THE CRANE DEMONSTRATED IMPROVED PERFORMANCE OVER EXISTING 10-TON CRAWLER AND 20-TON TRUCK MOUNTED CRANES DURING DUMP AND BEACH CARGOMOVING OPERATIONS AND OVER THE 25-TON NAVY CRASH RECOVERY CRANE FOR ROUGH TERRAIN AIRCRAFT RECOVERY OPERATIONS. IT WAS RECOMMENDED THAT THE ITEM BE AUTHORIZED APPROPRIATE TRANSPORTATION CORPS UNITS IN LIEU OF CURRENTLY AUTHORIZED 10-TON TRUCK MOUNTED CRANES

Descriptors :   *BOOMS(EQUIPMENT), *EARTH HANDLING EQUIPMENT, *HOISTS, *RECOVERY VEHICLES, AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, HANDLING, MACHINES, MAINTENANCE, OPERATION, ROAD BUILDING EQUIPMENT, SAND, TERRAIN, TESTS, VEHICLES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE