Skip Navigation Links
MenuExpand
ASSIST
   Data updated: 12 Jul 2024. Home |  About Quick Search |  ASSIST |  ASSIST Updates Document Details

Document ID:   MIL-HDBK-785       Scroll down to access document images

Overview
Title:  Design of Towed Artillery Weapon Systems
Scope:  The purpose of this handbook is to present and illustrate design methods for towed artillery systems and their components. Towed systems are artillery weapons transported by prime movers that are separate from the artillery weapon. Towed artillery systems are capable of emplacement, delivery of fire, and displacement by a field artillery crew. The towed artillery weapon system consists of 1. Ammunitions 2. Tube and breech 3. Recoil mechanism 4. Carriage structures 5. Mechanisms allowing for elevation, traverse, and emplacement 6. Fire control equipment.
Status:  Inactive Document Date:  09-MAR-2023      
  Next Review Due:  06-MAR-2033
10GP Doc Category:   Department of Defense Handbook  

Responsibilities
Lead Standardization Activity:  AR  US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Armaments Center  
  Preparing Activity: AR  US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Armaments Center
Coordination:  Limited  
Army Custodian:  AR   US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Armaments Center  

Changes to military standards or handbooks issued after August 1, 2003 are incorporated in the modified document.
Revision History Click on column headings for a description of column content.
MediaDocument Part DescriptionDist StmtDocument DatePagesSize
Document ImageNotice 2 - ValidationA09-MAR-202311.9 KB
Document ImageNotice 1 - InactivationA28-FEB-2013113.7 KB
Document ImageBase Document A30-MAR-199046717578.1 KB

NOTE: It is recommended that you use Adobe Reader v7.0 or higher for optimal download performance; older versions should continue to work, but downloading large files may appear to take longer, so please be patient in those cases.


  About Quick Search  |  Contact Us  |  FAQ  |  ASSIST  |  Privacy and Security  |  Section 508 Compliance  |  Defense Standardization Program  

WARNING: UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT COMPUTER SYSTEM AND SOFTWARE IS PROHIBITED BY PUBLIC LAW 99-474 (THE COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT OF 1986) AND CAN RESULT IN ADMINISTRATIVE, DISCIPLINARY OR CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS.