|1. Packaging, Handling, Storage
and Transportation Summary Report - identifies the resources,
processes, procedures, design considerations and methods to ensure all
systems, equipment and support items are preserved, packaged, handled and
transported properly to avoid damage.
||1.1 Storage, handling and
transportation profiles of the Configuration Items over the system
life cycle from acceptance through disposal have
been derived from
the Design Reference Mission Profile.
1.2 The DoD's computerized Container
Design Retrieval System database has been searched, in order to
identify any applicable containers or designs in the government
system to preclude the design of
new specialized containers
when suitable ones are already in the system.
1.3 Military Packaging, MIL-STD-2073,
has only been considered for:
- Items which documented analyses have
protected and preserved in a cost-effective manner using commercial packaging.
Items delivered during wartime for deployment with operational units.
Items requiring reusable containers.
- Items intended for
- Items where the contractor has determined military
the optimal packaging solution.
Packaging intended for international use has been approved by
the Department of Transportation.
1.5 Storage monitoring requirements
are incorporated into
Transportability problems are addressed, to include:
- Oversized/overweight items.
requiring special transportation modes.
- Items that are
1.7 Shelf life requirements have
|2. Special Testing -
unique tests may be required to verify design adequacy and for compliance
with special regulations on packaging.
||2.1 Design validation testing has been
conducted on special
packaging identified in
Hazardous material packages have been tested in accordance with
the applicable requirements for performance packaging contained in
the International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods
Regulations or the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code
and with the Code
of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title
29, Title 40 and Title 49.
2.3 For ammunition, tests have been
conducted to the requirements of