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WHAT IS CHEMICAL WARFARE?

THE DEPLOYMENT OF CHEMICAL AGENTS THAT ARE INTENDED TO KILL, INJURE, OR INCAPACITATE PERSONNEL.

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CHEMICAL AGENTS?

NERVE
BLISTER
BLOOD
CHOKING

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WHAT IS A NERVE AGENT?

LIQUID AGENT THAT DISRUPTS NERVE IMPULSES TO THE BODY WHILE DAMAGING BODILY FUNCTIONS RATHER THAN TISSUE.

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SARIN, TABUN, SOMAN, AND VX ARE EXAMPLES OF WHAT TYPE OF AGENT?

NERVE AGENT.

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WHAT IS A BLISTER AGENT?

LIQUID OR SOLID AGENT THAT CAN CAUSE INFLAMMATION, BLISTERS, AND GENERAL DESTRUCTION OF TISSUES WHICH OFTEN RESULTS IN TEMPORARY BLINDNESS AND/OR DEATH.

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DISTILLED MUSTARD,LEWISITE, PHOSGENE OXIME, AND LEVINSTEIN MJSTARD ARE EXAMPLES OF WHAT TYPE OF AGENT?

BLISTER AGENT.

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WHAT IS A BLOOD AGENT?

GASEOUS AGENT THAT ATTACKS THE ENZYMES CARRYING OXYGEN IN THE BLOOD STREAM. RAPID BREATHING OR CHOKING MAY OCCUR DUE TO LACK OF OXYGEN IN THE BLOOD.

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HYDROGEN CYANIDE, CYANOGEN CHLORIDE, AND ARSINE ARE EXAMPLES OF WHAT AGENT?

BLOOD AGENT

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WHAT IS A CHOKING AGENT?

GASEOUS OR LIQUID AGENT WITH INITIAL SYMPTOMS THAT INCLUDE TEARS,DRY THROAT, NAUSEA, VOMITING, AND HEADACHE. THE LUNGS CAN BECOME FILLED WITH FLUID MAKING THE VICTIM FEEL AS IF THEY ARE DROWNING, CAUSING BREATHING TO BECOME RAPID AND SHALLOW.

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PHOSGENE AND DIPHOSGENE ARE EXAMPLES OF WHAT AGENT?

CHOKING AGENT.

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WHAT DOES M9 PAPER DETECT, AND HOW IS THIS INDICATED?

DETECTS LIQUID CASUALTY AGENTS BY TURNING RED OR REDDISH IN COLOR. SOES NOT DETECT VAPORS.

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ATROPINE/ 2-PAM-CHLORIDE AUTO INJECTOR IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST WHAT TYPE OF AGENT?

NERVE AGENT

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WHAT IS BIOLOGICAL WARFARE?

THE USE OF AGENTS TO CAUSE DISEASE, SICKNESS, OR DEATH TO REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OPPOSING COMBATANT FORCES.

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WHAT ARE THE TWO TYPES OF BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS?

TOXINS AND PATHOGENS.

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WHAT PATHOGENS CAN BE USED AS BIOLOGICAL AGENTS?

BACTERIA, RICKETTSIA, VIRUSES, FUNGI, PROTOZOA, AND PRIONS.

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WHAT ARE THE MAJOR GROUPS OF SOURCES FOR TOXINS?

BACTERIAL, ALGAL, ANIMAL, AND PLANT TOXINS.

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WHAT ARE THE GROUPS OF TOXINS BASED ON PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS?

NEUROTOXINS, CYTOTOXINS, ENTEROTOXINS, AND DERMATOXINS.

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WHAT DOES IPE STAND FOR?

INDIVIDUAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.

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WHAT IS THE PRIMARY WAY TO LIMIT THE IMPACT OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE?

TRAINING AND AWARENESS OF PERSONNEL.

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WHAT IS THE IPE FOR A CHEMICAL/ BIOLOGICAL AGENT ENVIRONMENT?

MCU-2P PROTECTIVE MASK WITH C2 CANISTER FILTER
ADVANCED CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENT(ACPG)
CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE GLOVES AND LINERS
CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE OVERBOOTS AND LACES
SKIN DECONTAMINATION KIT.

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ARE MEDICAL SELF TREATMENT SUPPLIES CONSIDERED IPE?

NO, BUT THEY ARE GIVEN TO COMPLEMENT INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION CAPABILITY.

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WHAT IS RADIOLOGICAL WARFARE?

DELIBERATE USE OF RADIOLOGICAL WEAPONS TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD INJURY AND DEATH OF ALL LIFE.

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF NUCLEAR EXPLOSION?

HIGH ALTITUDE AIR BURST
AIR BURST
SURFACE BURST
SHALLOW UNDERWATER BURST
DEEP UNDERWATER BURST

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WHICH TYPE OF NUCLEAR EXPLOSION HAS THE WORST FALLOUT?

SURFACE BURST

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WHICH NUCLEAR EXPLOSION CAUSES EMP?

HIGH ALTITUDE AIR BURST

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WHAT ARE THE TWO TYPES OF SHIPBOARD SHIELDING STATIONS?

READY AND DEEP SHELTER STATIONS.

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WHERE ARE THE READY SHIELDING STATIONS LOCATED?

JUST INSIDE THE WEATHER ENVELOPE, WITH ACCESS TO DEEP SHELTER. THEY PROVIDE MINIMUM SHIELDING FROM RADIATION AND ALLOW CREW TO REMAIN CLOSE TO BATTLE STATIONS.

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WHERE ARE THE DEEP SHELTER STATIONS LOCATED?

LOW IN THE SHIP AND NEAR THE CENTERLINE. THEY PROVIDE MAXIMUM RADIATION SHIELDING, OFTEN REQUIRING PERSONNEL TO BE FAR REMOVED FROM BATTLE STATIONS.

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WHAT IS THE DT-60?

A NON-SELF INDICATING CASUALTY DOSIMITER.

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WHAT IS THE READING RANGE OF THE DT-60?

0-600 ROENTGENS GAMMA RADIATION.