Accession Number:

AD0763001

Title:

Combat Uniforms and Protective 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:

1973-02-06

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The procedure describes a method for evaluation of combat uniforms and protective equipment operational and functional performance characteristics. Identified supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required. Discusses test planning and preparation for tests. Provides procedures for physical characteristics, protection against agents, sizing, fitting, donning, doffing, functional suitability, leakage, water exposure, infrared reflectance, static electricity, filter gas life, launderability, storage, water immersion, transportability, human factors, reliability, durability, and maintenance evaluation. Appendixes discuss test courses, sizing and fitting, donning and doffing data, boot impregnating procedures, and handwear tests. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE