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The Big Picture : Testing for Tomorrow

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2008.
Series: Big picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The modern army is always a step ahead of itself in its planning. This episode of The Big Picture television series produced by the U.S. Army offers a behind-the-scenes view of the various Army testing procedures - from lenses for gun sights to the vast transportation vehicles and vessels employed in the movement of troops and equipment. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration keeps an eye  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
National Archives and Records Service, 2008
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 841521844
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Part of the series The Big Picture.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (30 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Intro: The Big Picture: Testing for Tomorrow (1:22) --
Human Engineering Laboratories (2:09) --
Field Testing in Varying Climates (1:43) --
Durability of Clothing and Food (2:02) --
Clothing Developed for Water Conditions (2:07) --
Testing Snow Vehicles (1:57) --
Amphibious Vehicle Testing (2:26) --
Field Testing of Pilot Models (2:02) --
Data Testing on Waves and Tides (2:13) --
Ship to Ship Vehicle Transfer (2:04) --
Communication and Electronics Testing (2:09) --
Fabrication and Processing of Lenses (2:22) --
Metal Testing (1:58) --
Summary: The Big Picture: Testing for Tomorrow (1:13) --
Credits: The Big Picture: Testing for Tomorrow (0:26).
Series Title: Big picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Other Titles: Testing for Tomorrow
Responsibility: National Archives and Records Service.

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The modern army is always a step ahead of itself in its planning. This episode of The Big Picture television series produced by the U.S. Army offers a behind-the-scenes view of the various Army testing procedures - from lenses for gun sights to the vast transportation vehicles and vessels employed in the movement of troops and equipment. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration keeps an eye on tomorrow's military needs and what it takes to ensure that American soldiers are the best equipped, combat-ready soldiers in the world.

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