Chemical Reconnaissance

Chemical Reconnaissance

 

a type of military reconnaissance for the early detection of the presence of toxic chemical agents in the air, on the terrain, in matériel, and in food and water supplies.

The purpose of chemical reconnaissance is to delineate contaminated sectors, determine the type and extent of contamination, notify troops about contamination, determine the direction of movement of a contaminated cloud, locate and mark the safest axes (routes) through or around a contaminated area, and establish regions of stagnation of toxic chemical agents. Chemical reconnaissance is carried out by reconnaissance subunits of the chemical troops, from which observation posts and patrols are detailed. In the subunits of combat arms and special forces, special crews and details are trained for chemical reconnaissance. The reconnaissance is implemented on specially equipped vehicles or on foot using special devices.

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Exercising an option in the continuing development of the Joint Service Light Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance System (JSLNBCRS), the U.
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General Dynamics received $8 million for long-lead material to support reset efforts for Stryker Mobile Gun System and Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle variants.
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Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics , $56 million to upgrade 14 M93 and four M93A1 Fox Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Systems to the M93A1P1 configuration.
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This modification will ensure continued maintenance for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) fleet, as well as Stryker Mobile Gun System and Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle support.
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The Mobile Gun Systems and Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicles, the newest Stryker configurations, were delivered in late 2005.

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