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Deseret Test Center Test 74-10, Phase II

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The purpose of DTC Test 74-10, Phase II was to assess the performance degradation of a marine wing weapons unit in a simulated toxic agent environment.

Half Note (Revised)

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

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

Big Tom Update

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The purpose of Big Tom was to evaluate the feasibility of a biological attack against an islandcomplex and to evaluate doctrine and tactics for delivery of such an attack. Test personnel investigated the diffusion and downwind travel of biological

Deseret Test Center Test 70-11 Phase I, Subtest 3

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The purpose of DTC Test 70-11, Phase I, Subtest 3 was to provide deposition data for theadvanced development test of the TMU-28/B spray system fitted with the MLU-40/B cutterassembly and to evaluate the F-100 and/or the F-4 Series Aircraft-TMU-28/U spray systemwith agent simulants bis (2-ethylhexyl) hydrogen phosphite and trioctyl phosphate.

Blue Tango

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The purposes of the Blue Tango test were to determine the decay rates of Serratia marcescensand Escherichia coli aerosols when released at ground level into a tropical rain forestenvironment, and when released from above the canopy of a tropical rain forest.

Deseret Test Center Test 74-10, Phase I

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The purpose of DTC Test 74-10, Phase I was to evaluate and assess the vulnerability of amarine amphibious force in LVTP-7 vehicles when subjected to selected forms of chemicalattack.

Errand Boy

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The original objectives of Errand Boy were to determine the degree biological agent aerosols penetrate a ship’s interior and the extent of any associated surface contamination hazard under various combinations of shipboard collective protection and ventilation systems; and to evaluate the effectiveness of various decontamination procedures for decontaminating exterior surfaces.

Folded Arrow

Fact Sheet
6/30/2003

The purpose of Folded Arrow was to study over-ocean downwind travel of a biological aerosol material when disseminated from a submarine-biological system; to demonstrate the submarine weapon system capability to carry out an effective biological attack against an island complex; and to study the effects of a biological attack against a naval port facility.

High Low

Fact Sheet
3/4/2003

The primary purpose of the High Low test was to assess the vulnerability of ships toan enveloping cloud of toxic G-series nerve agent.

Cliff Rose

Fact Sheet
12/2/2002

The primary test objective of Cliff Rose (DTC Test 68-52) was to evaluate three CS weapon systems in tropical and semi-tropical environments: the BLU-52A/B chemical bomb; the CS2, XM28 helicopter sling-mounted dispenser; and, the XM-920 E-2 fuze and burster-bomb system.

Yellow Leaf

Fact Sheet
10/31/2002

TThe first objective of the Yellow Leaf test was to determine the effectiveness of the M143 bomblet when employed against targets in a jungle environment. The second objective was to determine mathematically, and based on data obtained from the Yellow Leaf test, the area coverage to be expected from the detonation of a US Navy MISTEYE I weapons system or a US Army SERGEANT M211 biological warhead over a jungle canopy.

Big Jack, Phase B

Fact Sheet
10/31/2002

The purpose of the Big Jack, Phase B test was to obtain information on the degree of penetration of jungle canopy by a chemical warfare agent simulant disseminated from an operational type weapon system.

Pin Point

Fact Sheet
10/31/2002

The purposes of Pin Point were to evaluate the riot-control-agent CS-dispensing, man- portable E8 launcher and the aerially-delivered CBU-19/A and CBU-30/A munitions for area-coverage-time-dosage relationships in a tropical jungle environment.

Big Jack, Phase A

Fact Sheet
10/31/2002

The purpose of the Big Jack, Phase A test was to measure penetration of a jungle canopy bybiological and chemical agent simulants disseminated from an operational weapon system.

Red Oak, Phase I

Fact Sheet
10/31/2002

The purposes of Red Oak, Phase I were to determine the height-of-burst distributions of the 121A1 (155mm) chemical projectiles and the M55 (115mm) rocket warheads when fired into a jungle environment, and to determine the effects of fragmentation from bursting chemical munitions.

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