Accession Number : AD0476887


Title :   EXTRA FLEXIBLE TACTICAL CABLE.


Descriptive Note : Quarterly rept. no. 6, 1 Jul-30 Sep 65,


Corporate Author : MARTIN CO ORLANDO FL


Personal Author(s) : Rigling, W S


Report Date : Jan 1966


Pagination or Media Count : 29


Abstract : This document reports a program to develop a family of lightweight, small diameter, highly flexible, multiconductor cables to meet current and anticipated operational requirements of Army equipment in Arctic and tropical environments. The cables shall be air transportable, and suitable for use with widely dispersed and highly mobile tactical equipments. The evaluation of various cable components (binders, shields, insulating and jacketing materials) and preliminary designs have been completed. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC CABLES , TELEPHONE LINES , ARMY EQUIPMENT , MECHANICAL PROPERTIES , ARCTIC REGIONS , TROPICAL REGIONS , ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS , WEIGHT , COPPER ALLOYS , TENSILE PROPERTIES , FAILURE(MECHANICS) , MANUFACTURING , FATIGUE(MECHANICS)


Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE