Accession Number : ADD000942

Title :   Drive-Off Aid for Wheeled Vehicles and Method.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Shopalovich,Predrag

Report Date : 26 Jun 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This invention relates to a drive-off aid for a wheeled vehicle which is adapted for being loaded onto an airdrop platform and supported by stacks of crushable materials. More particularly, the invention relates to a device for application to one or more, but preferably two, tractive wheels of such a vehicle to provide means for enabling the vehicle to be driven off of the platform under its own power despite the hindrance of the stacks of crushable materials.

Descriptors :   *Pallets, *Vehicles, *Tracks, *Patents, Air drop operations, Vehicle wheels, Traction

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE