Accession Number : AD0860411

Title :   Beach Materials Handling.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Julian, Robert W.

Report Date : SEP 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The report considers the application of the large pallet concept to advance landing craft operations at the surf/beach interface. A large pallet size is selected, various methods for off-loading the pallet are analyzed, and the optimal unloading rate is studied. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS), (*LANDING CRAFT, PALLETS), OPTIMIZATION, CARGO VEHICLES, FORKLIFT VEHICLES, HOISTS, HANDLING, CARGO, NAVAL OPERATIONS.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE