Engineering Test of Flare, Surface, Parachute, XM183, (Battlefield Illumination System).
Final rept. 13 Nov 68-15 Jun 69,
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD MATERIEL TESTING DIRECTORATE
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This engineering test of the flare, surface, parachute, XM183, was performed to determine if the test item meets the criteria of the SDR and is safe for service testing. The test items were subjected to 12 environmental subtests and were fired for performance and safety data. Three deficiencies of the system tested were noted.