Browse Publications Technical Papers 2001-01-1085

A Mobile System to Measure Toxicity Levels in Crew Compartments from Live Fire Missions 2001-01-1085

As part of the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) the Metrology and Simulation Division at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (USAYPG) has the mission to measure and record the detrimental effects of firing conventional and experimental munitions on gun crews under live fire testing.
In order to provide a safer environment for soldiers and to comply with national and international military specifications, the Measurements and Simulation Branch of the Metrology and Simulation Division at The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground has developed a mobile system to quantitatively analyze and record the level of toxicity present in the crew compartment of a variety of military vehicles. The system is housed in a medium sized van that is self-contained with the exception of its power source.


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