Accession Number:

AD0875455

Title:

Test of DMZ Fence Lighting Method in Which Lighting Glare Effect is Used as a Visual Barrier to Intruders

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

ARMY LAND WARFARE LAB ABERDEEN PROVINGGROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

The practice of depending upon the lighting glare effect from standard light fixtures installed on a DMZ line security fence as a visual barrier to intruders was simulated by test, and is evaluated in this report. Results of the evaluation show that regular light fixtures installed six feet high on a fence provide a visual barrier to intruders 100-watt standard incandescent fixture spaced ten meters apart with regular oval reflectors facing out perpendicular from the fence or 300-watt Crouse-Hinds Model No. PLB 47574 incandescent fixtures spaced 30 meters apart. The 300-watt Crouse-Hinds light was more effective due to its wider angle light beam 180 Deg and its higher intensity.

Subject Categories:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE