Accession Number : AD0602681

Title :   FLOTATION CAPABILITY OF PLASTIC AMMUNITION CONTAINERS,

Corporate Author : PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER N J FELTMAN RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s) : Banta,Charles C.

Report Date : JUL 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : This report describes the method used and the results obtained in determining the ability of empty plastic ammunition containers of various sizes to float a man and/ or equipment. Rafts fabricated from these containers were also tested to determine their suitability as flotation devices. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AMMUNITION, CONTAINERS), (*CONTAINERS, FLOTATION), (*LIFE RAFTS, CONTAINERS), PLASTICS, MARINE SAFETY EQUIPMENT, BUOYANCY, SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE