Accession Number : AD0713861

Title :   Geometrical Considerations Involved in Military Markers for Search and Rescue.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE STATION INDIAN HEAD MD

Personal Author(s) : Anderson,E. W. ; Dengel,O. H.

Report Date : 31 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : Calculations are made to determine the intensity of the radiation reflected by signal markers with various geometrical configurations. Recommendations are offered for the optimum signal marker shape for day and night use. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARKERS, GEOMETRIC FORMS), (*TARGET ACQUISITION, RESCUES), OPTIMIZATION, REFLECTIVITY, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, PRISMATIC BODIES, PHOSPHORESCENT MATERIALS, EFFECTIVENESS, LIGHT, INTENSITY

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE