Accession Number : AD0834468

Title :   RAPIDLY EMPLACED ANTIPERSONNEL OBSTACLE.

Descriptive Note : Technical information rept.

Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV WASHINGTON DC RESEARCH STAFF

Report Date : MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This Technical Information Report discusses the development of a portable, self-contained apparatus for rapidly emplacing a barbed antipersonnel obstacle. The obstacle device consists of a canister containing projectable reels of barbed tape, which can be emplaced to form an antipersonnel barrier. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DEFENSE SYSTEMS, WIRE), PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, TAPE WOUND CONSTRUCTION, STEEL, SPIKES, CONTAINERS, PROPELLING CHARGES, PLANNING, AREA COVERAGE, TACTICAL WARFARE, PASSIVE DEFENSE, ARMY PERSONNEL, ANTIPERSONNEL WEAPONS, WARNING SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE