Accession Number : AD0842020

Title :   SERVICE TEST OF SURVIVAL KIT, HOT-DRY.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Aug 68,

Corporate Author : ARMY AIRBORNE ELECTRONICS AND SPECIAL WARFARE BOARD FORT BRAGG NC

Personal Author(s) : Hadden, Michael E.

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : The U.S. Army Airborne, Electronics and Special Warfare Board conducted the Service Test of the Survival Kit, Hot-Dry, to determine its suitability for use by Special Warfare personnel in a hot-dry environment. Testing was conducted during the period June - August 1968 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. The kit was used by a 12-man Special Forces 'A' Detachment while operating in a hot-dry environment at Yuma Proving Ground.

Descriptors :   *DESERT TESTS), (*SURVIVAL KITS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, ACCEPTABILITY, ARMY TRAINING, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, ARMY EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL SUPPLIES, MOISTUREPROOFING.

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE