Accession Number : AD0755623

Title :   Hand Weapons (Personnel Defense).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

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

Report Date : 03 NOV 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The report describes a method for evaluation of hand weapon physical and functional performance characteristics. It identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required. It provides procedures for preoperational inspection, physical characteristics, safety, personnel training, accuracy, compatability with combat tasks, durability, reliability, portability, adverse conditions, maintainability, human factors, and value analysis. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SMALL ARMS, TEST METHODS), PISTOLS, MAINTAINABILITY, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), ARMY TRAINING, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE