Accession Number : AD0826173

Title :   M56 NYLON LIGHTWEIGHT LOAD BEARING EQUIPMENT (ENSURE 148).

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY CONCEPT TEAM IN VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96384

Report Date : 22 JAN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The study contains a test study made on the M56 Nylon Lightweight Load Bearing Equipment, by US tactical units in Vietnam. In addition, limited quantities were distributed to US Navy, US Marine Corps, and Australian Army Forces. Units were requested to field test this equipment for a 90-day period and, at the conclusion of the test period, submit a one-time report on any shortcomings, deficiencies, and suggested improvements. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY OPERATIONS, VIETNAM), (*CONTAINERS, NYLON), PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, ARMY EQUIPMENT, HANDLING, WEAR RESISTANCE, ACCEPTABILITY, NYLON, FASTENINGS, WEIGHT.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE