Flashcards in Survival Vest Deck (14)
What are the contents of the boat crew survival best?
-Emergency signaling mirror
-marine smoke and illumination signal
-illumination signal kit
-distress signal kit
-personal locator beacon (PLB)
What is the emergency signaling mirror used for?
Is used to attract the attention of passing aircraft, boats, or ground rescue teams by reflecting light at them
What are some characteristics of the signal whistle?
-Can be herd up to 1,100 yards/1,000 meters
-Has no ball so the whistle can be used if wet
How long does each end of the MK-124 burn for?
How would you be able to tell which end of the MK-124 is the night end if it is dark?
The night end is ribbed
What is the night end distress signal?
What is the day end distress signal?
What are the contents of the MK 79 signal kit?
-7 screw in cartridge flares
- 1 pencil type projector
What is the altitude of the MK 79 flares and how long do they burn for?
Altitude of 250-650 feet and burn for a minimum time of 4.5 seconds
What is the luminous intensity of the MK 79?
How long will the distress signal light (firefly) flash for?
9 hours continuously or 18 hours intermittently
How many flashes per minute does the distress signal light flash for and what is it's candlepower?
-approximately 50 flashes per minute
What are some characteristics of the survival knife?
-has a blunt tip
-made of corrosion resistant material