Accession Number : ADA559993


Title :   Capabilities Report 2012, West Desert Test Center


Corporate Author : WEST DESERT TEST CENTER DUGWAY PROVING GROUND UT


Personal Author(s) : Thompson, Roger


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a559993.pdf


Report Date : 12 Mar 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 210


Abstract : U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), West Desert Test Center (WDTC), specializes in planning, conducting, and analyzing results of developmental and production tests. Areas of expertise include chemical and biological (CB) defense systems, smoke and obscurants, materiel and delivery systems, munitions and incendiary devices, meteorological research and modeling, environmental characterization and remediation technology testing, and technology transfer to include specialized hands-on CB training for military and civil support teams. The WDTC is staffed with a highly responsive and dynamic organization that uses state-of-the-art laboratories, controlled environmental chamber testing, field testing, and CBW training to support the DPG mission. The WDTC features a diverse and dedicated team of scientists, chemists, microbiologists, engineers, technicians, and support personnel who specialize in developmental test and evaluation of chemical and biological defense system testing. The 2012 Capabilities Report consists of the following 10 sections: 1) Dugway Proving Ground Introduction; 2) Dugway Proving Ground Test and Support Facilities; 3) Dugway Test Grids and Training Ranges; 4) Biological Defense; 5) Chemical Test Capabilities; 6) Munitions Testing and Smoke & Obscurants; 7) Dugway Test Support; 8) Meteorology; 9) Specialized Test and Training Facilities and Programs; and 10) Modeling and Simulation.


Descriptors :   *TEST FACILITIES , AEROSOLS , BIOLOGICAL AGENTS , CHAMBERS , CHEMICAL AGENTS , COLLECTIVE PROTECTION , DECONTAMINATION , DYNAMIC TESTS , ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS , INSTRUMENTATION , METEOROLOGY , OPTICAL RADAR , ORDNANCE , PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT , SIMULATION , SMOKE MUNITIONS , TUNNELS


Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE