Accession Number : AD0752607

Title :   Signals, Hand or Weapon Launched, Smoke/Pyrotechnic.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

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

Report Date : 02 AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The document describes a method for evaluation of Smoke/Pyrotechnic Signal Operational and Functional Performance Characteristics. Identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required. Provides procedures for preoperational inspection, physical characteristics, safety, personnel training, functional suitability, reliability, durability, reliability, human factors, and value analysis. Applicable to signals in grenade, cartridge, pellet, and fuze configuration to a maximum of 40 MM diameter. Signals may be hand ignited, thrown by hand and/or projected from a hand held or should fired weapon. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SMOKE GENERATORS, TEST METHODS), PYROTECHNICS, SIGNALS, SAFETY, RELIABILITY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, VALUE ENGINEERING, HANDLING, CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE