Accession Number : ADD007825

Title :   Vehicle Cargo Box Cover.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Taylor,Chester J ; Hinkley,Carl O

Report Date : 20 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : In a military vehicle having a cargo box containing two facing troop seat assemblies, the improvement comprising a rigid cargo box cover mountable on the box to shield the seated military personnel from the weather, said cover being formed of disconnectable panels for knockdown into a relatively flat storage package. The rigid cover is connected to the cargo box and also to the back structures of the troop seat assemblies so that the cover and seat assemblies act as mutual reinforcements for one another. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Protective coverings, *Military vehicles, *Seats, Cargo vehicles, Trucks, Boxes, Military transportation, Military personnel, Weather, Panels, Metal fibers, Lightweight, Noise reduction, Life expectancy

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE