Accession Number : AD0763001

Title :   Combat Uniforms and Protective Equipment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

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

Report Date : 06 FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : The procedure describes a method for evaluation of combat uniforms and protective equipment operational and functional performance characteristics. Identified supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required. Discusses test planning and preparation for tests. Provides procedures for physical characteristics, protection against agents, sizing, fitting, donning, doffing, functional suitability, leakage, water exposure, infrared reflectance, static electricity, filter gas life, launderability, storage, water immersion, transportability, human factors, reliability, durability, and maintenance evaluation. Appendixes discuss test courses, sizing and fitting, donning and doffing data, boot impregnating procedures, and handwear tests. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, TEST METHODS), (*ARMY EQUIPMENT, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING), RELIABILITY, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), ACCEPTABILITY, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE