Accession Number : AD0741866

Title :   Lifesaving Equipment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date : 14 APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A method for the evaluation of lifesaving equipment operational and functional performance characteristics is described. The report identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required and provides procedures for watertightness, stability, buoyancy, operational capability, and inflatibility characteristics. The evaluation procedures are applicable to lifeboats and liferafts but not to life preservers, survival suits, or similar type equipment. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA RESCUE EQUIPMENT, *TEST METHODS), LIFEBOATS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), STABILITY, OPERATION, LIFE RAFTS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE