Название: Report of the new weapons board
Издательство: Office of the Commanding General - Army Service Forces
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The Secretary of War directed the formation of the New Weapons Board on 17 January, 1944 and instructed the board to gather such technical information and new equipment as it deemed necessary to proceed as soon as possible to North African and European theaters of operations. The mission of the board was to: 1. Disseminate among the theaters information concerning successful solutions to problems encountered in the theaters; 2. Obtain advice concerning the performance and suitability of standard weapons and equipment now in use in the theaters and assist in on-the-spot corrections of defects; 3. Introduce and demonstrate in the theaters new standard weapons and equipment which are available but are not in the theaters and new items which may be available within the following eight months, and to determine the requirements for the various items and; 4. Assist in increasing the effective use of weapons and equipment now in theaters.