Accession Number:

ADA156312

Title:

Marine Corps Requirements and Procedures for Decontamination and Collective Protection Study. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

POTOMAC GENERAL RESEARCH GROUP MCLEAN VA

Report Date:

1982-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

294.0

Abstract:

This report provides details for collective protection, decontamination, and NBC casualties. Specifically, this report provides the following in-depth information 1 determination of levels of chemical contamination within which MAGTF units may be required to operate using the projected midrange inventory, 2 identification of specific material requirements and procedures for vehicles, aircraft, and personnel decontamination, 3 identification of collective protection CP requirements, types of CP, and CP procedures for Marine Corps in a combat environment includes air and ground combat-maneuver units, combat support, and combat service in an amphibious operation, 4 description of a handling and movement system for NBC casualties, 5 a review and analysis of a Dugway Proving Ground draft report titled Effects of Chemical Attacks on Tactical Staging Operations, December 1980, 6 identification of critical assumptions made in the Dugway report and comparison of their implications with current NBCD data used in the Marine Corps study, and 7 determination of where the Dugway data might impact on present NBCD doctrine and of alternative recommendations which could modify present doctrine.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE