Accession Number : ADA149422

Title :   Application of Suppressive Shielding and Antifratricide Technologies to the Transportation of M55 Rockets.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Lyman,O R

PDF Url : ADA149422

Report Date : Dec 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Methods for reducing the maximum credible event (MCE) while moving pallets of M55 rockets are discussed. The use of containment vessels to prevent the dispersion of chemical agent should an explosion of a warhead occur is suggested and a program to investigate both phases of the problem is recommended.

Descriptors :   *CHEMICAL PROJECTILES, *ARTILLERY ROCKETS, *STORAGE, *AMMUNITION CONTAINERS, *SHIELDING, SUPPRESSION, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, FRATRICIDE, SYMPATHETIC DETONATIONS, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), PALLETS, COST ESTIMATES, CONTAINMENT(GENERAL)

Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Rockets
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE