Accession Number : AD0483341

Title :   INTEGRATED ENGINEERING/SERVICE TEST, ARCTIC, OF M PACKET (FOOD PACKET, INDIVIDUAL, COMBAT).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Nov 65-9 Feb 66,

Corporate Author : ARMY GENERAL EQUIPMENT TEST ACTIVITY FORT LEE VA

Personal Author(s) : Paschall, Hunter H. ; May, Paul H.

Report Date : MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : An Integrated Engineering/Service Test, Arctic, of the M Packet (Food Packet, Individual, Combat) was conducted to determine the te3hnical performance and safety characteristics of the M Packet and the extent to which it meets the revised Military Characteristics for the Food Packet, Individual, Combat and to determine its suitability for U. S. Army use under arctic winter conditions. It was concluded that the operational performance characteristics of the M Packet are satisfactory for its intended purpose.

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY RATIONS, COLD WEATHER TESTS), (*CONTAINERS, ARCTIC REGIONS), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), SAFETY, HAZARDS, NUTRITION, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, ARMY EQUIPMENT, LOGISTICS, PACKAGING, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, TEST METHODS, ACCEPTABILITY, PROCESSING, ERRORS, CORRECTIONS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, AIR DROP OPERATIONS.

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition
      Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE