Army's New Hinged-Frame Tractor and Companion 18 Cu Yd Scraper 670739
The purpose of the paper is to provide information regarding the techniques employed in accomplishing the task of achieving adequate design and performance specifications of the Army's new hinged-frame, rubber-tired tractor and companion 18 cu yd hydraulic operated scraper.
This paper discusses the mission, performance and design requirements, and field experience and explains the procedures followed in preparation of the specifications, including evaluating performance of standard commercial equipment, component selection and evaluation, verification of performance requirements, and test procedures. The requirements emphasize the need for versatility, mobility, reliability, and maintainability of such military equipment.
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