Accession Number : AD0682729

Title :   CLOTHING ALMANAC FOR SOUTHWEST ASIA

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY NATICK LABS MA EARTH SCIENCES LAB

Personal Author(s) : Fegley, Robert S

PDF Url : AD0682729

Report Date : Jul 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : Monthly military clothing requirements are given for Southwest Asia, including here the countries of Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, United Arab Republic (east of the Nile River), Saudi Arabia, Yemen, South Yemen, and the Protectorates, Sultanates and Sheikdoms of the Arabian Peninsula. This region includes portions of Clothing Allowance Zones I, II, and III, which are further divided into mountainous and non-mountainous Clothing Requirement Areas. In general, Zone I comprises the southern and western perimeter of the Arabian Peninsula. Zone II comprises the rest of the Peninsula and the coastal areas of the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf. Zone III includes the northern half of this region. Mountainous areas generally require the use of items listed for the next colder zone, or any additional items required for troop protection. Clothing items are grouped alphabetically in tables for each of the six areas. A map is provided to indicate the extent of each area in Southwest Asia. The Almanac includes a descriptive summary of physical features of this region, its climate, biotic conditions, and the relation of these factors to the issue of special clothing items.

Descriptors :   *CLOTHING, *MIDDLE EAST, *MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, CLIMATE, DESERTS, DUST, HUMIDITY, INSECTS, MAPS, MOUNTAINS, PHYSIOLOGY, PLANTS(BOTANY), TABLES(DATA), TOXICITY, WIND

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE