Accession Number:

ADA458501

Title:

Comparative Study of Different Lightweight Head Protection Systems with Full-Face Visors for Humanitarian Deminers

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MED-ENG SYSTEMS INC OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Report Date:

2006-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

A key component for of any personal protective ensemble for demining is the helmet andor face shield. For obvious reasons, protecting the face of a deminer is of utmost importance in the case of an accidental detonation of a mine. Currently, there is a wide range of different head and face protective devices available for the deminer, and this study attempts to perform a first evaluation of these devices from several different perspectives.

Subject Categories:

  • Land Mine Warfare
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE