NATO - AEP-65
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHOD FOR PAINT SYSTEMS RESISTANT TO CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS
|Publication Date:||18 December 2012|
The aim of this Allied Publication is to guide project managers and paint specialists, to the test method defining the minimum quality of paint resistant to chemical agents for the protection of military equipment in accordance to the limits defined in AEP-7. The method allows to measure on the same sample the desorbed quantity by the paints system in 15 minutes, representative of the real danger and absorbed quantity of the paint system representative of the potential danger whatever may be the conditions and duration of exposure.
The acceptance test procedures and acceptance criteria provided in this Allied Publication may be used by nations as a separate stand-alone requirement for paint systems and is not limited to joint NATO defence paint materiel projects which implement STANAG 4360 - 'Specification for Paint Systems, Resistant to Chemical Agents and Decontaminants for the Protection of Land Military Equipment.' The ratification of STANAG 4360 by any nation shall however automatically invoke this Allied Publication.