Accession Number:

ADA141292

Title:

MK 16 Deployment Procedures.

Descriptive Note:

Test rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The Navy Experimental Diving Unit conducted manned open water testing to evaluate deployment procedures for mixed gas self contained underwater breathing apparatus SCUBA MK 16 MOD O UBA in June 1983. In water decompressiion was conducted day and night in ambient water temperature ranges of 58 to 70 F. The new procedures proved fully compatible with in-service U.S. Navy equipment. In addition, the procedures were used to deploy self contained divers to 205 FSW for a bottom time of 25 minutes and safely perform requisite decompression in water using minimal surface support.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE