Evaluating Chinese Military Procurement from Russia Dennis J. Blasko, Joint Forces Quarterly Autumn/Winter 1997-98 [540 kb PDF] Many reported deals are never consummated. Purchases and technology transfers have been limited because of Chinese financial constraints and Russian strategic suspicions.
Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) And Chemical Protection Information Paper October 30, 1997 -- This particular information paper focuses on Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) and chemical protection. It describes the protective clothing and equipment worn by forces to protect against possible exposure to chemical or biological agents. It also describes the levels of protection and how our forces managed these to maximize safety while preserving mission capability during the Gulf War.
Penetration Equations C. W. Young, Applied Research Associates, Inc, SAND97-2426 - Printed October 1997 - Sandia Contract No. AN6295 -- In 1967, Sandia National Laboratories published empirical equations to predict penetration into natural earth materials and concrete. Since that time there have been several small changes to the basic equations, and several more additions to the overall technique for predicting penetration into soil, rock, concrete, ice, and frozen soil.