Accession Number : AD0756369

Title :   Description, Placement, Maintenance and Recovery Instructions for XW18 Membrane

Descriptive Note : Instruction rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : Tucker, Sidney G ; Grau, Richard H

PDF Url : AD0756369

Report Date : Jun 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : The manual was prepared to provide guidance for engineer construction troops and any troops of the field Army that emplace, maintains, and recover the XW18 membrane and accessories in support of aircraft landing facilities--specifically, runways in theaters of operations, which are essential for support of military airlift operations. The manual provides information describing the XW18 membrane and accessories. The techniques and construction procedures that should be followed during placement, maintenance, and recovery of the membrane surfacing and recovery of the membrane surfacing and repair and maintenance of the soil subgrade are explained in detail. The number of personnel and the amount and type of equipment required to complete the various tasks concerning placement, maintenance, and recovery of the membrane surfacing are discussed.

Descriptors :   *RUNWAYS, *TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, ARMY EQUIPMENT, CONSTRUCTION, INSTRUCTION MANUALS, MAINTENANCE, MEMBRANES, RECOVERY, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE