Accession Number:

AD0751155

Title:

Body Armor

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-07-18

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The document describes a method for evaluation of body armor functional performance characteristics. It identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required, and provides procedures for preoperational inspection, physical characteristics, safety, personnel training, sizing, fitting, compatibility with combat tasks, durability, reliability, care, maintenance, human factors, and value analysis. Appreciable to body armor designed for protection of selected areas from the neck to the ankles. Excludes head armor, foot armor, and ballistic testing.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE