Design and Development of Ground Launched Flare.
Final rept. Mar 70-Jul 71,
CELESCO INDUSTRIES INC COSTA MESA CA
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The development of a ground launched flare GLF, which included extensive design, analysis, test, fabrication, and documentation effort, has been completed. The primary goal of providing a completely self-contained, prepackaged unit capable of being carried, set up, and fired by one man has been realized. Four test phases provided a well ordered sequence of system evaluation leading to the ultimate operational system. Design changes were implemented after each test phase to enhance performance, human engineering factors, reliability, and safety. The final task of the program resulted in delivery of 362 units of Air Force evaluation testing. Author