AFPTEF - B-52 STRATOFORTRESS Containers

B-52 Stratofortress ALQ-155 Receiver-Transmitter (R/T) Containers

B52 shipping container
B52 shipping container
The B-52 ALQ-155 R/T Shipping and Storage Container (CNU-552/E) is a sealed, welded aluminum, controlled breathing, reusable container. The container is engineered for the physical and environmental protection of the ALQ-155 R/T during worldwide transportation and storage. The container consists of a base and a completely removable cover equipped with the special features listed below. The base is a one piece skid/double walled base extrusion with forklift openings, humidity indicator, pressure equalizing valve and desiccant port for easy replacement of desiccant (controls dehumidification). A silicone rubber gasket and quick release cam-over-center latches create a water/air-tight seal at the base-cover interface. Stacking pads on the lid provide for stacking of like containers up to 16 feet high. Polyethylene foam (4 pcf) cushions provide shock and vibration protection for the item to 59 G's. Sheer resistant, aluminum pins and lock washers hold the cushions in place to the interior of the container.

B-52 Stratofortress AN/ALQ-172 Line Replaceable Units (LRU) Family of Containers

B52 shipping container
B52 shipping container CNU-605/E B52 shipping container CNU-606/E
B52 shipping container CNU-607/E B52 shipping container CNU-608/E
The AN/ALQ-172 LRU family of Shipping and Storage Containers (CNU-605/E, CNU-606/E, CNU-607/E, and CNU-608/E) are sealed, welded aluminum, controlled breathing, reusable containers. The containers are engineered for the physical and environmental protection of the LRU's during worldwide transportation and storage. The containers consists of a base and a completely removable cover equipped with the special features listed below. The base is a one piece skid/double walled base extrusion with forklift openings, humidity indicator, pressure equalizing valve and desiccant port for easy replacement of desiccant (controls dehumidification). A silicone rubber gasket and quick release cam-over-center latches create a water/air-tight seal at the base-cover interface. Container external dimensions are 42.9 inches length, 33.0 inches width, and 22.4 inches height for CNU-605/E, CNU-606/E and CNU-607/E. CNU-608/E has external dimensions of 33.0 inches length, 33.3 inches width, and 24.6 inches height. An aluminum cradle system is mounted on helical steel isolators, which in turn are mounted to the interior container sides. The isolators limit the transmission of shock to the LRU's to 15 Gs. The LRU's are attached to the cradle systems with a heavy duty Velcro strap.

B-52 Stratofortress Nose Radome Container

B52 shipping container 
B52 shipping container
The B-52 Nose Radome Shipping and Storage Container (CNU-680/E) is a sealed, reusable, aluminum container engineered for the physical and environmental protection of the B-52 Nose Radome during worldwide transportation and storage. The container consists of a base and completely removable cover equipped with the special features listed below. The base is a one piece skid/double walled base extrusion with forklift openings, humidity indicator, pressure equalizing valve and desiccant port for easy replacement of desiccant (controls dehumidification). A silicone rubber gasket and cam-over-center latches create a watertight seal at the base/lid interface. An enclosed four-way forklift access aluminum base is welded to the container bottom. An aluminum cradle system is mounted on helical steel isolators, which in turn are mounted vertically to the interior container sides. Both of these items support the radome and limit the transmission of shock to the radome to 50 Gs.
The radome is held in place by a lifting frame that attaches using four pins and two hook locks in the aft and two pins
in the forward. The lifting frame and radome are then attached to the cradle system. Container external dimensions are 135.2 inches length, 104.1 inches width, and 105.1 inches height. Container empty weight is 2402 pounds, and 2620 pounds with the radome in place.


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