Accession Number : AD0458523


Title :   Research-Engineering and Support for Tropical Communications


Descriptive Note : Semiannual rept. no. 3, 1 Mar-31 Aug 1964


Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/458523.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 65


Abstract : The purpose of the project is to support the MRDC in the areas of tactical and tropical communication. The specific objectives of this effort are to: (1) survey, analyze, and evaluate the capacity, reliability, and physical and tactical limitations of existing communication facilities, equipments, and techniques, (2) generate from the above survey, analysis, and evaluation a set of requirements for field communications based upon tactical considerations and specific equipment characteristics that will satisfy these requirements, (3) test off-the-shelf equipments that come as close as possible to satisfying each set of the above requirements, these tests to be first technical and then tactical for items that show promise, (4) analyze and evaluate the tests and recommend areas for future emphasis, (5) state equipment requirements to accomplish the task of jungle field communication, based upon existing and anticipated tactical requirements, (6) train the Thai personnel assigned to the Electronics Laboratory so that they are able to utilize the facility, accomplishing this training as a natural course of operating the laboratory, (7) aid electronic projects in Thailand as practical, encouraging projects that appear especially useful to the basic objectives of the MRDC; and (8) field test selected items of communications equipment in Thailand in accordance with the requirements of the President's Counter Insurgency Committee.


Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT , ANTENNAS , COUNTERINSURGENCY , LIGHTNING , MEASUREMENT , MILITARY FACILITIES , MILITARY OPERATIONS , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , RADIO EQUIPMENT , RANGE(DISTANCE) , THAILAND , TROPICAL REGIONS


Subject Categories : Radio Communications


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE