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two types of antipersonnel
agents
casualty and incapacitating
Nerve
Colorless odorless, volatile liquid Difficulty breathing, excessive contraction of the pupil of the eye (miosis), blurred vision, headache and nausea leading to respiratory
distress, convulsions, and eventually death.
Rapid (within minutes)
Sarin
Nerve Colorless
odorless, low volatility,
oily liquid Difficulty breathing, miosis, blurred vision, headache and nausea
leading to respiratory distress, convulsions, and eventually death.
Relatively rapid
(within 30 minutes)
VX
Blister
Garlic odor, medium volatility, oily liquid
Blisters or irritates skin, eyes, and lungs. Delayed
onset (4-6hours)
Mustard
Blood
Almond odor, highly
volatile gas Prevents the normal transfer of oxygen from the blood to body
tissue resulting in respiratory paralysis.
Rapid(within minutes)
Hydrogen cyanide
cause death or severely
incapacitate personnel for long periods of time.
Casualty CW
temporarily disable
personnel but do not create permanent injury
Incapacitating CW
rapid action of nerve agents calls for immediate
administration of the antidotes?
atropine and pralidoxime chloride (2-PAM C1)
agents act on the eyes, mucous membranes, lungs, and skin.
Blister Agents
inhibit the action of an enzyme responsible for transferring oxygen from the blood to
the cells of the body.
Blood agents
produce an
action on the respiratory system that results in the
accumulation of fluid in the lungs.
Choking Agents
are classified as either tear agents or vomiting agents and are characterized by very low
toxicity and brief action.
Riot Control Agents (RCAs)
What is the most probable delivery method for
chemical or biological weapons?
The most probable delivery method for chemical
or biological weapons is by aerosol.
What part of the body is most affected by blister
agents?
Moist areas of the body are most affected by
blister agents.
Describe why residual radiation is more
dangerous than initial radiation.
residual radiation is caused
by large amounts of surface material drawn
up into the cloud, which falls back to earth as
radioactive fallout and affects a large area.
A secondary blast can cause injuries by its
strong winds that collapse structures and trees
The measures that should be taken to protect electronic equipment from the effects of EMP are—
a. Metal shielding
b. Good grounding
c. Surge arresters
d. Proper arrangement of electrical wiring
A survey team consists of a
a. Monitor
b. Recorder
c. Messenger
Biological markers are
blue and have red inscription.
To calculate safe entry time and stay time in a
radiologically contaminated area, you need to know the
a. Dose rate
b. Dose
The only known method for detecting BW contaminants is to?
gather samples and ship
them to a laboratory
To check areas suspected of being contaminated
by CW agents, you should use an?
M256A1 kit
The two functions of an MCU-2/P mask are to?
a. Filter air
b. Purify
It should take you how long to don and adjust an MCU-2/P mask.
10 seconds
MOPP stands for
Mission Oriented Protective Posture
MOPP level 4
provides the most protection.
ZEBRA (modified) is set during MOPP Level?
2
primary purpose of level 1 decontamination is to
safeguard you in protective gear that includes mask, overgarment, boots, and
gloves.
is the most effective way to remove radioactive particles from the ship.
Washdown
is the most effective way
to decontaminate areas exposed to BW agents.
Chemical disinfectant