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