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