Accession Number : AD0842622

Title :   Pistol-Projected Parachute Red Flare Distress Signals.

Descriptive Note : Test rept.,

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

Personal Author(s) : Buzhardt, R. E., Jr

Report Date : 28 OCT 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Tests were to determine the compliance with Coast Guard Specifications of a sample lot of pistol-projected parachute red flares.

Descriptors :   (*PARACHUTE FLARES, ACCEPTABILITY), (*COLORED FLARES, DISTRESS SIGNALS), VISUAL SIGNALS, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), PISTOLS, GUN LAUNCHERS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, FAILURE, MERCHANT VESSELS, BURNING RATE, ALTITUDE, PARACHUTE DESCENTS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, AUTOIGNITION, EJECTION, BRIGHTNESS.

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE