Accession Number:

ADA131903

Title:

Summary of Operational Rations

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER MA

Report Date:

1982-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

134.0

Abstract:

This study was conducted to provide baseline data acceptance, nutrition, stability, utility, weight and cube data, heating and water requirements on past and existing military operational rationsfoods to assist in systems analyses for development of new ration concepts to meet future Marine Corps requirements. Operational rations include general operation rations, special operational subsistence, survival subsistence and ration supplements. Information provided for each ration includes components, requirements for preparation, shelf life, weight and cube information, as well as advantages and disadvantages.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE