Accession Number : ADA955312

Title :   Winch and Cylinder Transportation and Handling Equipment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ENGINEER BOARD FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Cobb, James A.

Report Date : 04 AUG 1943

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : Projects BB 610-E, Winch Transportation and Handling, and BB 620-E, Cylinder Transportation and Handling, were so intimately related that the work on the projects was closely integrate. The initial investigation was begun by the Army Air Corps when the Chief of the Army Air Corps was charged with the responsibility for development of barrage balloon equipment. Three trailers were developed and submitted to the using service, but they were not entirely satisfactory.

Descriptors :   *BALLOON EQUIPMENT, *WINCHES, MILITARY EQUIPMENT, BALLOONS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Lighter-than-air Aircraft
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE