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NBC Contamination Survivability, Large Item Exteriors
Final rept. on test operations procedure
ARMY DUGWAY PROVING GROUND UT
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This Test Operations Procedure TOP furnishes basic nuclear, biological, and chemical NBC contamination survivability testing information to facilitate test planning. conducting, and reporting, and to achieve standardized testing of mission-essential Army materiel. It describes typical facilities, equipment, and procedures used to contaminate the external surfaces of large items of equipment, to decontaminate the items, to sample for contamination remaining on the items exterior surfaces, to assess the resulting degradationdamage to the items, and to assess the itemoperatorN BC protective gear compatibility. This TOP is intended primarily for testing the survivability of externally contaminated large items of equipment such as combat vehicles, vans, shelters, and large packages of materiel that are decontaminated at the unitsupport level, using power-driven decontaminating apparatus. This TOP was prepared in response to the requirements prescribed by Army Regulation AR 70-75.
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