Accession Number : AD0856632

Title :   Service Test of Functional Uniform for Armored Vehicle Crewmen (Winter).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Dec 68-May 69,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMOR AND ENGINEER BOARD FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Pesci, Robert A. ; Dunham, Lawrence E.

Report Date : 11 JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : Test objective was to determine the suitability of the winter functional uniform for US Army use. Testing was conducted on armored vehicles including M113 Series Armored Personnel Carriers, M60 Series Tanks, M114 Series Command and Reconnaissance Carriers, and the M551 Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicles for a total of 83 wear days and 22 launderings.

Descriptors :   (*EXPOSURE SUITS, COLD WEATHER TESTS), (*ARMY PERSONNEL, EXPOSURE SUITS), ARMORED VEHICLES, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES), PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, ACCEPTABILITY, WEAR RESISTANCE, MANEUVERABILITY, SAFETY, LAUNDRY OPERATIONS, MOISTUREPROOFING, SHRINKAGE, FASTENINGS.

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE