Accession Number:

ADA440411

Title:

Domestic Preparedness Program Evaluation of the Raid-M (Bruker Saxonia Analytik GmbH Rapid Alarm and Identification Device - Monitor) Against Chemical Warfare Agents Summary Report

Descriptive Note:

Draft rept. Apr-Oct 2002

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

2003-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This report characterizes the chemical warfare CW agent detection characteristics of the commercially available RAID-M. This instrument is an ion mobility spectrometer designed for detection and monitoring of chemical warfare agents. The instrument was tested against HD, GB, and GA vapor under various conditions. This report provides the emergency responders concerned with CW agent detection and verification an overview of the capabilities of the RAID-M.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE