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Tropic Environmental Considerations
Final rept. on test operations procedure
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The report provides background information on the test of materials in a tropic environment. It discusses tropic environmental characteristics, climate, damaging factors and elements, properties of materials, protection and degradation of materials, human factors, and sound and visibility in the jungle. This is applicable to tests in the Canal Zone, Isthmus of Panama, and not applicable to laboratory testing.
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