Accession Number:

AD0741866

Title:

Lifesaving Equipment.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-04-14

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

A method for the evaluation of lifesaving equipment operational and functional performance characteristics is described. The report identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required and provides procedures for watertightness, stability, buoyancy, operational capability, and inflatibility characteristics. The evaluation procedures are applicable to lifeboats and liferafts but not to life preservers, survival suits, or similar type equipment. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE