Accession Number : AD0865645

Title :   Initial Production Test (Air Portability) of Crane, 5-Ton, Rough Terrain.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 24 Nov 69-20 Jan 70,

Corporate Author : ARMY AIRBORNE ELECTRONICS AND SPECIAL WARFARE BOARD FORT BRAGG NC

Personal Author(s) : Spencer, Robert E. ; Bridgeman, William R.

Report Date : FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Test results indicated (1) The Crane, 5-Ton, Rough Terrain, is suitable for internal air portability in Phase III of airborne operations; and (2) Procedures determined during this test are suitable. It is recommended that (1) the shortcomings be correct, and (2) the air portability procedures determined during this test be published in appropriate literature.

Descriptors :   (*HOISTS, ACCEPTABILITY), (*AIR TRANSPORTATION, HOISTS), TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, AIRBORNE, AIR DROP OPERATIONS, FAILURE.

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE