Accession Number:

AD0633630

Title:

EXPECTED INJURY RATES FOR EXPERIMENTAL AIRBORNE OPERATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Probability of injury for Army paratroopers under conditions of full combat load and unprepared drop zone was estimated to be .006 standard error .002, N 5,253. Tables were computed to allow tests of departure from this rate under experimental conditions involving up to 50 jumpers.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes
  • Stress Physiology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE