Accession Number:

ADA230157

Title:

Soldier Performance of Military Operational Tasks Conducted While Wearing Chemical Individual Protective Equipment (IPE): Data Analysis in Support of the Revision of the U.S. Army Field Manual on NBC Protection (FM 3-4)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 1988-Jun 1990

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The BRL was contracted by the U.S. Army Chemical School USACMLS to identify, review and conduct exploratory data analysis of newly-acquired data related to soldier performance of military operational tasks while wearing chemical IPE. This BRL work was conducted in support of the revision of Appendix A entitled Performance Degradation Data in a Chemical Warfare Environment of the U.S. Army Field Manual on NBC Protection. This report describes a the U.S. Army P2NBC2 Database, b a computer program that interfaces with the Database, and c data analysis of selected data fields contained in the Database. Analysis included investigation of the Performance Decrement Factor PDF, Human Ability Code, Human Sub-Ability Code, and Action Verb Code P2NBC2 Database data fields.

Subject Categories:

  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE