• Short Summary

    THE SIERRA ENGINEERING COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA , (place - source), MANUFACTURES LIFE LIKE DUMMIES FOR AIR FORCE STUDIES DIRECTED TOWARD MAN'S PROTECTION IN A NUMBER OF SITUATIONS.

  • Description

    (A).
    LIFE-LIKE DUMMIES ARE MANUFACTURED AT SIERRA ENGINEERING COMPANY


    (B).
    PLACING SIERRA SAM (CQ) IN AN AUTO. AUTO CRASHES INTO A CEMENT WALL.


    (C).
    TECHNICIANS STUDYING THE RESULTS OF THE CRASH.


    (D).
    SCIENTISTS STUDYING EFFECT OF HEAT AND BLAST FROM AN ATOMIC WEAPON WOULD HAVE ON HUMANS (CQ)


    (E).
    DUMMY IN SLED RUN TEST


    (F).
    AFTER EJECTION, HE FLOATS TO EARTH VIA PARACHUTE


    (G).
    TECHNICIANS CHECKING INJURIES.




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    Background: THE SIERRA ENGINEERING COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA , (place - source), MANUFACTURES LIFE LIKE DUMMIES FOR AIR FORCE STUDIES DIRECTED TOWARD MAN'S PROTECTION IN A NUMBER OF SITUATIONS. IN EVERY RESPECT THE DUMMY IS AS MUCH LIKE A MAN AS POSSIBLE. THE ARMS AND LEGS MUST BE ABLE TO MOVE JUST AS REAL ARMS AND LEGS. OVER ALL THE SYNTHETIC MAN, WHOSE SCIENTIFIC NAME IS ANTHROPOMORPHIC (CQ) DUMMY, HAS A WEIGHT AND MASS DISTRIBUTION, WHICH IS ALMOST IDENTICAL TO THE AVERAGE HUMAN MALE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5EZ399SRU3H26SABGH0OM1H2G
    Media URN:
    VLVA5EZ399SRU3H26SABGH0OM1H2G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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