Accession Number : AD0286769

Title :   SERVICE TEST OF THE ARMORED PERSONNEL CARRIER, FT, M113E1, FOR AIR DELIVERY AND AIR TRANSPORT

Corporate Author : ARMY AIRBORNE ELECTRONICS AND SPECIAL WARFARE BOARD FORT BRAGG N C

Report Date : 29 AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Tests were conducted to determine: (1) suitability of the Carrier, Personnel, FT, Armored, M113E1, for air delivery and air transport; (2) Suitable air delivery kits and rigging techniques; and (3) suitable air transport procedures. It was concluded that the Carrier, Personnel, FT, Armored, M113E1, is suitable for AIR DELIVERY AND AIR TRANSPORT AND THAT THE AIR DELIVERY KIT, RIGGING TECHNIQUES, AND AIR TRANSPORT PROCEDURES DETERMINED FOR THE Carrier, Personnel, FT, Armored, M113E1, are suitable for Army use. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ARMORED VEHICLES, *CARGO VEHICLES, *TRACKED VEHICLES, AIR DROP OPERATIONS, AIR TRANSPORTATION, AIRBORNE, MILITARY PERSONNEL, TESTS, TRANSPORTATION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE