Accession Number : ADA183335

Title :   A Case Study of a Combat Helicopter's Single Unit Vulnerability.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Trueblood,James W

PDF Url : ADA183335

Report Date : Mar 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 147

Abstract : This thesis presents the methodology for a detailed vulnerability assessment of generic helicopter in the conceptual/preliminary design stage. The intent of this thesis if to provide a workable and understandable example of a vulnerability assessment. Towards that end, the single hit vulnerability of a helicopter to a 100 grain fragment is determined using the methodology presented in the textbook, The Fundamentals of Aircraft Combat Survivability Analysis and Design. Keywords: Survivability program overview, aircraft conceptual design, aircraft combat survivability, vulnerability assessment; damage assessment; theses.

Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS, AIRCRAFT, COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, SURVIVABILITY, THESES, VULNERABILITY

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE