Accession Number : ADA955003

Title :   Cold and Wet: Estimated Survival Time in Global Waters,

Corporate Author : AIR UNIV MAXWELL AFB AL ARCTIC DESERT TROPIC INFORMATION CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Saunders,Edward V.

Report Date : MAY 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : Two-thirds of the earth's surface is covered with water and the chances of aircrews having to ditch of such odds as to warrant serious consideration of the problems involved in water survival. This Air Force Study discusses what your survival time is, how to increase your water survival time . A series of maps by region for each month of the year shows the reader how much survival time to expect from 3/4 hours to more than 12 hours.

Descriptors :   AIR FORCE, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, EARTH(PLANET), FLIGHT CREWS, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, RADIATION MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, RADIOLOGICAL WARFARE AGENTS, SURFACES, SURVIVAL(GENERAL), TIME, WATER

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE