Accession Number:

ADA446510

Title:

Evaluation of the KMS 48 Full Face Mask Configured for Open Circuit UBA with Crossover to Either MK 16 MOD 0 UBA or MK 25 UBA

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

Testing assessed the abilities of the KMS 48 full face mask FEM with closed-circuitOpen circuit switchover pod in conjunction with the MK 25 underwater breathing apparatus UBA and MK 16 MOD 0 UBA during unmanned and manned open water dives. The KMS 48 FFM with Super Flow scuba pod was also tested during unmanned and manned open-water dives. The dives were made to the maximum operational working depths for each dive rig. Testing revealed that all pieces of equipment performed adequately they are recommended for fleet use.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE