Accession Number:

ADA181199

Title:

Low Altitude, High Speed Personnel Parachuting: Medical and Physiological Issues

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT DETRICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This report reviews the medical and physiological issues in high speed, low altitude parachuting. Accident and experimental data are reviewed. The dearth of experimentaloperational data related to these issues is noted. Keywords Military medicine Acceleration tolerance.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE