Airdrop Systems Safety
Final rept. on materiel test procedure
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The report describes a method for evaluation of airdrop equipment safety characteristics. It provides procedures for test preparation, initial inspection, preparation of questionnaires, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, personnel safeguards, and safety measures required on drop zone land and water. Appendices describe permanently installed airdrop equipment, identify the levels of safety hazards, and provide an example questionnaire. It is applicable to airdrop equipment restraining, extraction, retardation, and ground impact for rotary and fixed wing aircraft in the delivery of general materiels, excluding toxic or hazardoud items.
- Safety Engineering
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics