Lodh Carriage by the Soldier

  • S. S. Srivastava Defence Laboratory, Jodhpur
Keywords: Load carriage, Soldier


A brief review on load carrige by infantry soldier in India, U.K. and U.S.A., in respect of the energy cost of carrying graded amounts of load and different types of load carrying equipments, has been presented. Four types of load carrying equipment, including the one in current use in the Indian Army, have been brielfy described . The need for further improvement in the design of equipment has been discussed nand the physiological principles which should guide the design are indicated.
How to Cite
Srivastava, S. (2014). Lodh Carriage by the Soldier. Defence Science Journal, 14(4A), 31-35. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.14.7303
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