Accession Number : AD0860396
Title : Engineering Test of Flare, Surface, Parachute, XM183, (Battlefield Illumination System).
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 13 Nov 68-15 Jun 69,
Corporate Author : ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD MATERIEL TESTING DIRECTORATE
Personal Author(s) : Sanborn, John F. ; Miller, Richard M.
Report Date : SEP 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 137
Abstract : This engineering test of the flare, surface, parachute, XM183, was performed to determine if the test item meets the criteria of the SDR and is safe for service testing. The test items were subjected to 12 environmental subtests and were fired for performance and safety data. Three deficiencies of the system tested were noted.
Descriptors : (*PARACHUTE FLARES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), ILLUMINATION, ALUMINUM, IGNITION, MOISTUREPROOFING, VISUAL INSPECTION, PACKAGING, FUZE FUNCTIONING ELEMENTS, IGNITERS, FUSE LIGHTERS, SAFETY, RELIABILITY, HAZARDS, PLASTICS, STORAGE, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, TEMPERATURE, DETONATING CORD, DROP TESTS.
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE