Accession Number : ADA137130

Title :   Development of a Pressurized Anti-Exposure Barrier System.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Oct 81-May 83,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIRCRAFT AND CREW SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Lewyckyj,J. Z.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : A protective foam barrier was conceived to serve as a normal flight garment to enhance flame resistance, reduce adverse thermal conduction, and provide flotation during emergency conditions. Preliminary studies investigated feasibility of utilizing pressurized foam between two layers of cloth to envelop the wearer's torso and limbs.

Descriptors :   *Foam, *Flight clothing, Pressurization, Feasibility studies, Naval equipment, Safety, Thermal insulation, Test and evaluation

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE