Accession Number:

AD0786819

Title:

Some Results of Physiological-Hygienic Investigations of Polar Clothing in Antarctic Conditions,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-04-27

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Research was carried out into clothing worn by members of Antarctic expeditions. Tests were conducted on three types of clothing to test their heat-reflecting properties. The K.A.E. complex Antarctic expedition suit combined with a leather suit, is best, although it is cumbersome and quite heavy.

Subject Categories:

  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE