Accession Number : AD0429887


Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF A METHODOLOGY FOR MEASURING EFFECTS OF PERSONAL CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT ON COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INDIVIDUAL FIELD SOLDIER


Corporate Author : DUNLAP AND ASSOCIATES EAST INC NORWALK CT


Personal Author(s) : Gruber, Alin ; Dunlap, Jack W ; DeNittis, George


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/429887.pdf


Report Date : Feb 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 136


Abstract : Recent developments in conventional and exotic weapon systems are creating urgent needs for new types of protective clothing and devices. While this protection may enable the soldier to survive in an otherwise fatal environment, it imposes certain physical, physiological, and psychological stresses and limitations such that his ability to protect himself against other weapons, to move, or to take aggressive action may be severely limited. The ultimate goal of the project is a field measurement system that will provide objective data regarding the effects of personal clothing and protective equipment on the combat effectiveness of the individual infantry soldier.


Descriptors :   *PROTECTIVE CLOTHING , MILITARY OPERATIONS , MEASUREMENT , MILITARY PERSONNEL , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , ARMY RESEARCH , PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , TEST METHODS , RELIABILITY , STATISTICAL ANALYSIS , ACCEPTABILITY


Subject Categories : Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE