Accession Number:

AD0483534

Title:

RAPIDLY EMPLACED ANTIPERSONNEL OBSTACLE

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Jun 1964-Mar 1966

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

This report covers an investigation of the Rapidly Emplaced Antipersonnel Obstacle to evaluate obstacle effectiveness and design adequacy. Report concludes 1 the barbed tape material is more effective as an antipersonnel obstacle than triple standard concertina 2 the modified obstacle device design provides satisfactory operating reliability within the environmental and rough handling conditions described in this test report and 3 the erected barbed tape pattern is not altered by the environmental conditions described in this test report.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE