Accession Number:

ADA460166

Title:

A Review of Manned Thermal Garment Diving Studies With Lessons Learned for the SDV Operator and Combat Swimmer

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 1974-1996

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This report reviews 11 of the most relevant manned thermal studies applicable to SDV and combat-swimmer diving. It comments upon them in three broad categories, as follows 1. Wet-Suit Studies 2. Dry-Suit Studies 3. Other Special Operations Cold-Water Diving-Related Studies Lessons learned from the studies are translated into practical recommendations for the SDV operator andlor combat swimmer.

Subject Categories:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE