Field Artillery Ammunition Processing System (FAAPS) concept evaluation study

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The Field Artillery Ammunition Processing System (FAAPS) is an initiative to introduce a palletized load system (PLS) that is transportable with an automated ammunition processing and storage system for use on the battlefield. System proponents have targeted a 20% increase in the ammunition processing rate over the current operation while simultaneously reducing the total number of assigned field artillery battalion personnel by 30. The overall objective of the FAAPS Project is the development and demonstration of an improved process to accomplish these goals. The initial phase of the FAAPS Project and the subject of this study is the FAAPS concept ... continued below

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Kring, C.T.; Babcock, S.M.; Watkin, D.C. & Oliver, R.P. June 1, 1992.

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The Field Artillery Ammunition Processing System (FAAPS) is an initiative to introduce a palletized load system (PLS) that is transportable with an automated ammunition processing and storage system for use on the battlefield. System proponents have targeted a 20% increase in the ammunition processing rate over the current operation while simultaneously reducing the total number of assigned field artillery battalion personnel by 30. The overall objective of the FAAPS Project is the development and demonstration of an improved process to accomplish these goals. The initial phase of the FAAPS Project and the subject of this study is the FAAPS concept evaluation. The concept evaluation consists of (1) identifying assumptions and requirements, (2) documenting the process flow, (3) identifying and evaluating technologies available to accomplish the necessary ammunition processing and storage operations, and (4) presenting alternative concepts with associated costs, processing rates, and manpower requirements for accomplishing the operation. This study provides insight into the achievability of the desired objectives.

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  • Other: DE92016455
  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-11930
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5017800
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1059221

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Kring, C.T.; Babcock, S.M.; Watkin, D.C. & Oliver, R.P. Field Artillery Ammunition Processing System (FAAPS) concept evaluation study, report, June 1, 1992; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1059221/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.