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