Commanding General, US Army Aviation Systems Command, ATTN: AMSAV-
MPSD, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, No., 63120 1798.
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
The Individual, overwater, survival kit (fig 1-1) consists of a cotton/nylon duck outer
case which Is equipped with a web carrying handle (2), an outside stowage pocket
(3) with closing flap (1), two adjustable parachute attaching straps (4) with snap
fasteners (5), and a slide fastener (zipper) (7), with a retaining snap (6) which Is
used to contain the kit Inner case with kit survival components and as a means of
activating the life raft inflation system. The survival components are exposed when
the slide fastener (zipper) on the kit inner case is opened. Upon opening of the kit
inner case, the kit packing fiat is located on top of the survival components. This list
provides you with the location and identification of each survival component.
In an emergency bailout, the survival kit may be attached
to either a back. type or chest-type personnel pare. chute