Accession Number : AD0909035

Title :   Transport of Bolstered Special Weapons on the MHU-12/M Trailer.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Jul-Sep 72,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s) : Gray, Grant W.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Tiedown patterns for ground transport of bolstered B57 and B61 weapons, single and double stacked, on the MHU-12/M trailer were designed and tested. Testing of the tiepoints on the deck of the MHU-12/M trailer for adequate strength and optimum orientation was included. The developed tiedown patterns, test procedure, test data, and notations of test observations are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR BOMBS, *TRAILERS, TRANSPORTATION, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), TENSILE PROPERTIES, TEST METHODS, SAFETY.

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE