Accession Number:

AD0787157

Title:

Observations of Radar Corner Reflectors on Life Boat and Balsa Life Floats.

Descriptive Note:

Rept no. 1,

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1946-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Tests were made of radar corner reflectors to determine a The effectiveness of a radar corner reflector on a balsa life float for location of survivors of a Naval disaster by radar on plane and surface vessel b The effectiveness of a radar corner reflector on a wooden life boat for location of survivors of a Naval disaster by radar on plane and surface vessel c The relative effectiveness of the type MX137A and MX138A radar corner reflectors d Improvement resulting from increasing the height of corner reflector and, e Method of supporting a corner reflector on a balsa life float.

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE