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This article provides a discussion on the design, in-process, storage, and in-field problems and their considerations associated with armament corrosion with examples. Design considerations include geometry, material selection, assembly, pretreatment, coatings, and working and storage environments. In-process corrosion concerns include processing locations, in-process storage of parts, time between processing steps, and quality control of each processing step. How, where, and how long armament systems will be stored before they are fielded must be considered. The article discusses the analysis of the in-field corrosion of the finish product, including physical environments, repair of corrosion-protective coatings, general corrosion-protection maintenance, and appropriate fixes and procedures that can be implemented by soldiers in-field to stop continued corrosion of armament equipment.

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Nicholas Warchol, 2006. "Armament Corrosion", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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