50])--the dose required to kill half the members of a tested population--of a potential CB agent, it is possible to theoretically determine the quantity of the agent necessary ([Q.
To calculate quantity, the issue of CB weapon coverage can be simplified by considering a square target area oriented squarely to the release of the CB agent along the upwind side (Figure 2).
In hopes of establishing international agreements and controls that would eliminate CB weapons, the disarmament and counterproliferation communities have concerned themselves with determining the threshold above which CB agents are considered excessive for legitimate research or commercial activities.
Decontamination Equipment--Equipment and decontaminants necessary for the rapid decontamination or neutralization of CB agents
, TICs, and TIMs on personnel, equipment, and large areas of terrain.
3) Given that CB agents, toxic industrial chemicals, and toxic industrial materials represent potential threats to warfighters around the world, it seems that a commanding officer would have little choice but to declare a Soldier nondeployable if he or she could not be fitted for a protective mask.
A proper fit is achieved when a mask seals around the face in such a manner that 100 percent of the incoming air passes through the filter canister(s) to remove harmful CB agents, toxic industrial chemicals, and toxic industrial materials and 100 percent of the expelled air passes through the outlet valve.
The JSF decontamination system is composed of an air beam shelter (with an incorporated CB containment liner structure) and an integrated decontaminant delivery system, providing hot air decontamination and biothermal decontamination capabilities for decontaminating CB agents, respectively.
Negative pressure is applied inside the shelter to prevent any CB agents from escaping to the outside environment.