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2/23/2017 5:55:53 PM
Posted: 6/4/2001 11:48:13 AM EST
from small unit leaders cold weather combat operations handbook, 1982, OH 8-5.1 Minimum thickness required for protection from bullet penetration: newly fallen snow - 160 inches (13.3') firmly frozen snow - 100" to 124 " packed snow - 80" frozen snow water mix - 50" to 62" ice - 40" icecrete - 12.5" note: these materials will desintegrate under sustained fire have a nice day
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 3:15:09 PM EST
OK.....I'll try to remember that the next time I get attacked in the arctic. [heavy]
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 3:38:51 PM EST
Originally Posted By 0302: from small unit leaders cold weather combat operations handbook, 1982, OH 8-5.1 Minimum thickness required for protection from bullet penetration: newly fallen snow - 160 inches (13.3') firmly frozen snow - 100" to 124 " packed snow - 80" frozen snow water mix - 50" to 62" ice - 40" icecrete - 12.5" note: these materials will desintegrate under sustained fire have a nice day
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Wish I woulda known that last time i was in Antartica being attacked by one of their native tribs...
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 3:49:31 PM EST
Neato. I'll use that when the dang polar bears are hunting me here in AK!
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 8:31:37 PM EST
Sorry about being the first one to tease you on that post. I am curious though. What prompted you to post it?
Link Posted: 8/24/2001 11:06:39 AM EST
I'm freezing my ass off!
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