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NCJ Number: 32931 Find in a Library
Title: EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM - IMPROVED PROTECTIVE ARMOR WEARABLITY TEST AND EVALUATION PLAN
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Aerospace Corporation
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 40
Sponsoring Agency: Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA 90245
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-025-73
Publication Number: ATR-74 (7906) -1
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS EQUIPMENT TEST DESIGN WILL INVESTIGATE THE COMFORT, MANEUVERABILITY, AND APPEARANCE OF TYPICAL BODY ARMOR GARMENTS IN OPERATIONAL AND CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTS.
Abstract: TESTING WILL BE CARRIED OUT IN NEW YORK CITY, JACKSONVILLE (FL), AND LOS ANGELES. THE RESULTS OF THE TESTS WILL BE USED TO ESTABLISH SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR FUTURE GARMENT DEVELOPMENT AND MAJOR FIELD EVALUATIONS OF PROTECTIVE GARMENTS. ALSO TESTED WILL BE THE DEGRADATION OF THE GARMENTS AND PROTECTIVE MATERIAL UNDER OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS.
Index Term(s): Body armor/Personal protective equipment; Equipment evaluation; Police equipment; Protective equipment
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