Accession Number:

ADA026539

Title:

Weapons of Mass Destruction and Protection Against Them,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT CENTER WASHINGTON D C TRANSLATION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-03

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

This supplementary instruction book is intended for soldiers. It consists of two parts 1 Weapons of Mass Destruction and 2 Protection Against Radioactive and Chemical Weapons. The first part defines the nuclear and chemical weapons of an enemy, means of delivery, extent of injuries by these weapons, defense against atomic and chemical weapons, defensive equipment, field defensive measures, and rules according to which soldiers should behave when subjected to weapons of mass destruction. The second part discusses defensive measures against radioactive and chemical weapons within a single military unit. Means of individual protection, decontamination of military personnel and weapons, and deactivation of chemical poisons are also presented. A brief description is given of devices used for the detection and identification of radioactive and chemical substances, including instructions on their use.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE