Munson Test Area

Automotive field test area consisting of nine miles of roadways, test courses, and engineering obstacles encompassing 150 acres

Paved course 2200 ft

Sand course 500 ft

Belgian block course 3900 ft

Wave course 440 ft

Vertical walls 18 by 42 in.

Slide slopes 20 to 40 percent measuring 100 to 700 ft

Simulated loading ramp 40 ft with a 20o angle

Improved gravel road - 10,700 ft

Abrasive mud course 950 by 240 ft

Washboards - 2 and 6 in. measuring 800 ft

Radial washboard - 2 to 4 in. measuring 240 ft

Spaced bump course - 3 in. measuring 760 ft

Longitudinal slopes - 5 to 60 percent measuring 80 to 480 ft

Shallow and deep fording basins 270- by 6-ft deep and 315- by 20-ft deep

Amphibious vehicle swim area (Spesutie Narrows/Chesapeake Bay)