Accession Number:

ADA502856

Title:

A Review of Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) Detector Technologies and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Items

Descriptive Note:

General document

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION VICTORIA (AUSTRALIA) HUMAN PROTECTION AND PERFORMANCE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

Abstract:

This report provides a review of the open-source literature unclassified and information obtained from manufacturers regarding the technologies, including advantages and disadvantages, used in commercially available equipment currently employed for the detection of chemical warfare agents CWAs and toxic industrial chemicals TICs. A brief description of the well-known, commercial-off-the-shelf instruments that employ these technologies is also provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE