A Review of Manned Thermal Garment Diving Studies With Lessons Learned for the SDV Operator and Combat Swimmer
Technical rept. 1974-1996
NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD
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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.
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