Accession Number : AD0843616

Title :   Engineering Test of Ammunition Shipping and Storage Container, M548.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 6 Jun-15 Aug 68,

Corporate Author : ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD MATERIEL TESTING DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Coles, S. M.

Report Date : OCT 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The primary objectives of this test were to determine the safety and reliability of the container, to determine if the container provided adequate protection for ammunition when exposed to the environmental and storage conditions of par. 7, AR 705-15C1 and to determine if the container was capable of withstanding the shock, vibration, and handling encountered in shipment by land, sea, and air transportation.

Descriptors :   (*CONTAINERS, ANTIAIRCRAFT AMMUNITION), MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, AIR DROP OPERATIONS, STORAGE, ACCEPTABILITY, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, RELIABILITY, VIBRATION, HANDLING, IMPACT SHOCK, PARACHUTE DESCENTS, PROTECTION, DROP TESTS, ANTIAIRCRAFT DEFENSE SYSTEMS, ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNS, GASKETS.

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE