Accession Number:

ADA207742

Title:

Development of a Parachute for a Submarine Launched Pyrotechnic Signal

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MATERIALS RESEARCH LABS ASCOT VALE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

This report outlines the development of a parachute required to control the decent of a pyrotechnic flare. The parachute was developed to support a pyrotechnic flare candle with an initial mass of 1 kg for a period which enables an observer to acquire and identify it at a distance of 15 nautical miles 27 kilometers.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes
  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE