Accession Number : AD0609122

Title :   ATTITUDES OF TROOPS IN THE TROPICS. VOLUME ONE. EQUIPMENT AND SITUATIONAL EVALUATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept., phase 2,

Corporate Author : ROWLAND AND CO HADDONFIELD N J

Personal Author(s) : Hart,Gary L. ; Faust,Richard A. ,Jr. ; rowland,GeorgeE. ; Lucier,R. Omer

Report Date : 12 OCT 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 161

Abstract : The final conclusions relating to attitudes of troops stationed in tropical environments are presented. Data was collected from 2160 United States Army troops stationed in Panama, Hawaii and Okinawa, and representing a variety of branches such as Infantry, Airborne, Missile, etc. Attitudes toward specific items of Quartermaster issue are reported and interaction effects among population elements and situational variables are detailed. The data is presented in such a manner as to be of guidance value to equipment designers. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARMY PERSONNEL, TROPICAL REGIONS), (*PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, ARMY PERSONNEL), (*HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, MILITARY SUPPLIES), (*ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), ARMY PERSONNEL), PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUES, ACCLIMATIZATION, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, STATISTICAL DATA, TEST METHODS, PANAMA, HAWAII

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE