The pressure cartridge shall be packed in accordance
with level B of Spec MIL-P-14232 and Code of Federal Regulations, Title
49 with the following mandatory requirements. The outer packing box
shall be wood conforming to class 1, style 4, Spec PPP-B-621 or
fiberboard conforming to Spec 12H, 23F, or 23H CFR Title 49. Sufficient
cushioning and separators must be used between the barrier bag and outer
box to prevent damage to the items or tearing of the barrier bag.
5.3 Marking. The marking of the outer box shall be in accordance
with MIL-STD-129 and DOT marking per Code of Federal Regulation, Title 49.
5.4 Shipping. When end items from more than one lot are shipped at
one time, such as in a carload, each lot shall be kept separate, and the
division between lots clearly indicated to prevent mixing of the lots in
6.1 Intended use. The components covered by this specification are
intended for use in the:
XM74 AP mine
BLU-92/B AP mine
6.3 Submission of inspection equipment designs for approval. See
Submit equipment designs as required to: Commander, US
Army Armament Research and Development Command, ATTN: DRDAR-QAA-I,
Dover, NJ 07801. Letter of submittal should state contractor, contract
number, specification number, item nomenclature and classification of
defects or test paragraph.
6.4 Distribution of ammunition data cards. Dlstribution of data
cards shall include the following: Commander , ARRADCOM, ATTN:
DRDAR-QAA-Q, Dover, NJ 07801
6.5 Check test for deterioration of pressure cartridge assemblies.
The following test is designed to prevent presure cartridges that nave
deteriorated from being assembled into major ammunition items. The test
shall be performed on pressure cartridges from each lot which have been
stored for more than two (2) years, under adverse conditions for any
period of time, or at the request of the Contracting Officer. If the
specification for the ammunition item into which the pressure cartridges
are assembled does not require that the check test be performed, the
contracting officer should insert in the contract a provision for the
performance of the check test. The contracting officer will arrange for
the contractor to be reimbursed for expense incurred in his performance
of the check test for possible deterioration.