Accession Number:

ADA513739

Title:

Small Unit Space Transport and Insertion (SUSTAIN)

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

NORTH DAKOTA UNIV GRAND FORKS

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

These briefing charts discuss small unit space transport and insertion SUSTAIN program. The requirements of this program are marine squad of 13 riflemen, field supplies, any potentially hostile area in the world, and 2 hours transport retrieve. Specifications are life support for up to 4 hours, 220 pounds per man, 150 pounds of supplies per man, deliverable payload of 4,810 pounds, plus the life support system, near term assumed to be 5 to 10 years.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE