The cornerstone of chemical and biological defense strategy is protection (i.e., insulating personnel from chemical and biological agents using individual clothing ensembles and respirators, as well as collective filtration systems and shelters). The CSC was asked by the CBDCOM to undertake a technology assessment of the Army's MIST program-which is designed to test protective suit ensembles in simulated chemical attacks.
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|2 Test Protocol||11-29|
|3 Simulant Selection||30-36|
|4 Test Methods and Sampler Selection||37-48|
|5 Assumptions and Limitations||49-55|
|6 Conclusions and Recommendations||56-61|
|Appendix A: Body Region Hazard Analysis||65-73|
|Appendix B: Panel and Committee Meetings||74-76|
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