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Tall Timber

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of Tall Timber was to test the effectiveness of the M138 bomblet filled with agent BZ in a tropical forested environment.

Red Cloud

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The main purpose of Red Cloud was to obtain biological decay rate and animal infectivity data on aerosols of Francisella tularensis (wet and dry forms) disseminated in a frigid field environment.

Watch Dog

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The main purpose of Watch Dog was to obtain viability decay rates of Francisella tularensis (wet and dry forms), Serratia marcesens, and Escherichia coli. and stabilized Francisella tularensis animal infectivity data in a summer temperate environment.

West Side, Phase II

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of West Side, Phase II was to evaluate the area coverage capabilities of the A/B 45-Y-4/F-105 powdered agent dissemination system as used operationally over a northern open plains region during cold weather.

West Side Phase I

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of West Side, Phase I was to evaluate the A/B 45Y-4 dry agent disseminator in a frigid environment.

Whistle Down

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

Whistle Down was primarily an investigation of the existence, nature, and extent of the hazard from Sarin nerve agent and VX nerve agent on environmental clothing, snow, and frozen ground.

Big Tom

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of Big Tom was to evaluate the feasibility of a biological attack against an island complex and to evaluate doctrine and tactics for delivery of such an attack.

Half Note

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of the Half Note test was to determine biological decay rates of vegetative nonpathogens in a marine environment and to compare the field decay rates with chamber decay rates when conducted under similar conditions.

Deseret Test Center Test 69-10

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

In DTC Test 69-10, units of a US Marine Corps Ready Group were subjected to a simulated chemical agent spray attack while engaged in an amphibious assault.

Deseret Test Center Test 69-32

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The purpose of Deseret Test Center (DTC) Test 69-32 was to examine the effect of solar radiation on the viability of aerosolized Serratia marcescens and Escherichia coli after being aerially disseminated in a temperate marine environment during time periods about sunrise and sunset.

Fearless Johnny

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The purposes of the Fearless Johnny test were to evaluate the magnitude of interior and exterior contamination from an aerial-delivered chemical weapon system using a simulant for VX nerve agent; demonstrate the effectiveness of the shipboard water washdown system for decontamination and as a protective measure against an aerial spray of VX nerve ...

Deseret Test Center Test 68-50

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The purpose of Deseret Test Center (DTC) Test 68-50 was to determine the potential casualty area and associated casualty levels for the F-4/AB45Y-4/PG2 weapon system.

Flower Drum, Phase I

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The purposes of the Flower Drum, Phase I test were to find a simulant to sarin nerve agent, to assess shipboard vulnerability to an enveloping vapor of toxic agent, and to establish comparative penetration properties for sarin nerve agent simulant and actual agent.

Flower Drum, Phase II

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The primary purpose of the Flower Drum, Phase II, test was to determine the effectiveness of a shipboard water washdown system as a protective and decontaminant measure against simulated aerial delivery of VX nerve agent spray.

Purple Sage

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The primary purpose of the Purple Sage test was to evaluate the effectiveness of the experimental Shipboard Toxicological Operational Protection System (STOPS) against environmental attack with a gaseous chemical warfare agent under operational situations.

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