Accession Number : AD0843402

Title :   Strength Summary Ground Handling Equipment, SM-65D I.O.C.,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Taylor, R. C.

Report Date : 25 APR 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 93

Abstract : Critical margins of safety of seven major items of SM-65D ground handling equipment are given in this report: Erection boom; Erection mechanism; Missile trailer; Booster trailer; Missile-to-launcher aligning equipment; Launcher supports; and Engine gimbaling trailer supports. All detail parts having a margin of safety of less than 15% are listed. Parts are grouped primarily according to the major structural item to which they belong and are sub-grouped according to their critical load condition. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT), (*POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, BOOMS(EQUIPMENT), HOISTS, ALIGNMENT, JACKS(LIFTS), CHAINS, LOCKING FASTENER DEVICES, DRIVE SHAFTS, CLAMPS, LOADS(FORCES), HYDRAULIC ACTUATORS, TRAILERS.

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE