Accession Number : AD0848808

Title :   Initial Production Test of Crane, Rough Terrain, 20-Ton (Modified).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. May 67-Jun 68,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMOR AND ENGINEER BOARD FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Long,John J. , Jr. ; Sisk,Stephen M.

Report Date : 24 JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : The Initial Production Test of Crane, Rough Terrain, 20-Ton (Modified) was conducted by the US Army Armor and Engineering Board at Fort Knox, Kentucky, from May 1967 to June 1968. The test objectives were to determine the adequacy and maintainability characteristics of new production cranes complete with factory-installed modifications, and the adequacy of all associated operational and maintenance manuals. Testing consisted of a mixture of functional operations extended to accumulate a carrier total of 6.528 miles (613.5 test hours) and a superstructure total of 241.3 test hours.

Descriptors :   (*HOISTS, MOBILE), TERRAIN, ROAD TESTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), VEHICLES, RELIABILITY, ACCEPTABILITY, FAILURE, MAINTENANCE, BOOMS(EQUIPMENT), BULLDOZERS, FUEL CONSUMPTION, NOISE, MAINTAINABILITY, SPARE PARTS

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE