An Evaluation of Air Warrior Concept Aviator Ensembles With and Without Microclimate Cooling.
ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL
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The Program Manager, U.S. Army Aircrew Integrated Systems PM-ACIS requested that the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory USAARL, Fort Rucker, Alabama, assess the physiological and psychological effects of heat stress exposure for aviators wearing encumbered chemical defense level-4 mission oriented protective posture MOPP4 ensembles. This project was conducted under a joint agreement between USAARL and the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine USARIEM, Natick, Massachusetts. The methodology for assessing heat stress in an environmentally controlled helicopter simulator was established in previous studies conducted at USAARL Reardon et al., 1996 Reardon et al., 1997 Reardon et al., 1998.
- Stress Physiology