Accession Number : AD0637938

Title :   COMPACT HIGH CALORIE RATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS LANDING FORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER QUANTICO VA

Personal Author(s) : Wilson,William E. , Jr

Report Date : 30 AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : Service tests were conducted to evaluate the performance, suitability, and acceptability of the Packet, Subsistence, Long Range Patrol, Type II, Scrim Cloth Bag, for possible use by reconnaissance units. It was concluded that the operational performance characteristics of the Packet, Subsistence, Long Range Patrol, are satisfactory for its intended purpose. It is recommended that this item be approved for U. S. Marine Corps use during appropriate operations, but no procurement initiated until development of the redesigned ration is completed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY RATIONS, MARINE CORPS), FOOD, ACCEPTABILITY, DEHYDRATED FOODS

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE