Accession Number : ADA311252
Title : Wide Area Munition (WAM) Pallet MIL-STD-1660 and Rail Impact Tests.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL VALIDATION ENGINEERING DIV
PDF Url : ADA311252
Report Date : APR 1996
Pagination or Media Count : 63
Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS), Validation Engineering Division (SIOAC-DEV), was tasked by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) to conduct MIL-STD-1660 and rail impact tests on the Wide Area Munition (WAM) pallet. This report contains the procedures, results, and recommendations from MIL-STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads, and rail impact tests conducted. The final WAM pallet design successfully passed MIL-STD-1660 and rail impact tests.
Descriptors : *IMPACT TESTS, *RAILS, *PALLETS, *DAMAGE CONTROL, ARMY RESEARCH, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, LOADING(HANDLING), SHOCK TESTS, AMMUNITION DAMAGE.
Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE