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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.

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.

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.

Deseret Test Center Test 70-73

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of DTC Test 70-73 was to examine potential secondary aerosol hazards to friendly troops following a biological agent attack.

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.

Deseret Test Center Test 69-12

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

In 1967 and 1968, Deseret Test Center Test conducted DTC Test 68-13 (Rapid Tan I, II, III) jointly with the United Kingdom and Canada. Rapid Tan was designed to investigate the extent and duration of hazard following a Tabun, Soman or V nerve agent attack. DTC Test 69-12 was planned as a more sophisticated test than Rapid Tan.

Elk Hunt, Phase 1

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The Elk Hunt, Phase I tests were designed to determine the amount of either standard or modified VX nerve agent picked up on the clothing of personnel traversing various types of contaminated terrain.

Elk Hunt, Phase II

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The Elk Hunt, Phase II tests were designed to determine the amount of VX nerve agent picked up on the clothing of personnel traversing breached paths through contaminated areas and M23 minefields; the amount of VX nerve agent deposited on the surface of vehicles traversing VX-contaminated areas or under which an M23 mine had been detonated; the amount of VX nerve agent deposited on the clothing of personnel actively or passively contacting contaminated vehicles; vehicle decontamination by wet steam, high-pressure cold water hosing, and wallow pit; and, the amount of VX vapor rising from VX-contaminated areas.

Magic Sword

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

The purpose of Magic Sword was to study the feasibility of an offshore release of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and to obtain information on mosquito biting habits, mosquito trap technology, and operational and logistical problems associated with the delivery of mosquitoes to remote sites.

Devil Hole, Phase 1

Fact Sheet
10/9/2002

Devil Hole, Phase I was conducted in temperate aspen and spruce forests to determine area-time-dosage information for Sarin nerve agent-filled artillery munitions (M121A1 155mm shells) and Sarin nerve agent –filled rocket warheads (M55 115 mm warheads.)

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.

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.

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 agent; and, evaluate the operational impact of gross VX nerve agent contamination on a US Navy ship.

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 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.

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