MIL-S-50786 Revision G, May 17, 1993
SKID BASE, WOOD, FOR UNITIZATION OF BOXED AMMUNITION
Includes all amendments and changes through Cancellation Notice 1, August 25, 2000
Additional Comments: CNCL NO S/S
This specification covers the material, design, and construction of 4-way entry skid bases. The type I and II skid bases have a maximum load capacity of 2,200 pounds. Exceptions to the maximum load capacity must be approved by the proponent of this specification.
Skid base units covered by this specification shall be of the following types:
Type I - Skid base, plywood deck, variable dimension, 4-way entry, see paragraph 3 and Figures 1 and 2. Type II - Skid base, wing type, variable dimension, 4-way entry, see paragraph 3 and Figures 3 and 4
The length and width of the skid base will be calculated in accordance with the "special notes" sections on Figures 2 and 4 or as specified in the contractual document. The length will be the dimension running parallel to the runners on a Type I skid base and perpendicular to the runners on a Type II skid base.