Accession Number : ADA308406

Title :   Environmental Testing of Canister Assemblies for 81-mm M853A1 Whitelight Illuminating Mortar Cartridge Packaged in M548 Metal Container.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL N J ARMAMENT ENGINEERING DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Lew, A. ; Lam, Y. H.

PDF Url : ADA308406

Report Date : APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This report details the engineering test and evaluation program to qualify a metal container packaging (drawing 12977137) that is needed for interplant shipment and storage of canister assemblies for the 81-mm M853A1 Whitelight Illuminating Mortar Cartridge. The test results verified that the package design met the Level B requirements of MIL-STD-1 904. The package is also used for shipment and storage of canister assemblies for M81 6 Infrared Illuminating Cartridge. Canister assembly Candle Illumination M853A1 Illuminating 81-mm mortar M548 container M81 6 Infrared Crane CAAA Pine Bluff PBA

Descriptors :   *MORTAR AMMUNITION, *CONTAINERS, *CARTRIDGES, TEST AND EVALUATION, METALS, ILLUMINATION, ENGINEERING, PACKAGING, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, STORAGE, CANISTERS.

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE