Accession Number : AD0818857

Title :   PISTOL PROJECTED PARACHUTE RED FLARES, SIGNAL PYROTECHNICS COMPANY, APPROVAL NO. 160/024/5/0, LOT NO. 222 OF FEB 1967.

Descriptive Note : Test rept.,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Cuthrell, C.

Report Date : 08 AUG 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Tests are reported to determine the compliance with Coast Guard Specifications of a sample lot of pistol-projected parachute red flare distress signals, manufactured under Coast Guard Approval No. 160.024/5/0 by the Signal Pyrotechnic Company, Los Angeles, California. The sample lot of distress signals met the requirements of Coast Guard Specification 160.024 in operational tests but failed to meet all the requirements of technical tests. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COLORED FLARES, PARACHUTE FLARES), (*PARACHUTE FLARES, DISTRESS SIGNALS), MANUFACTURING, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, COAST GUARD, SPECIFICATIONS, BURNING RATE, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING).

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE