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What type of chemical agent disrupts nerve impulses to the body while damaging body functions, rather than tissue?
What are the 4 types of chemical agents?
- 1) Nerve agents
- 2) Blister agents
- 3) Blood agents
- 4) Choking agents
What type of chemical agent can cause inflammation, blisters, and general destruction of tissues which often results in temporary blindness and/or death?
What type of chemical agent attacks the enzymes carrying oxygen in the blood stream?
What type of chemical agents are gaseous or liquid casualty agents with initial symptoms that include tears, dry throat, nausea, vomiting, and headache?
What detects the presence of liquid chemical agents by turning a red or reddish color?
M9 Chemical Agent Detector Paper
What is used as specific therapy for nerve agent casualties?
Hint: They are issued for intramuscular injection, self-aid, or first aid.
Atropine/2-PAM-chloride Auto Injector
The basic division in biological agents is between what 2 categories?
What are 5 examples of Individual Protective Equipment (IPE)?
- 1) Protective mask MCU-2P with components (C-2 canister filter)
- 2) Advanced chemical protective garment (ACPG)
- 3) Chemical protective gloves and liners
- 4) Chemical protective overboots and laces
- 5) Skin decontamination kit
What are 5 types of nuclear explosions?
- 1) High altitude air burst
- 2) Air burst
- 3) Surface Burst
- 4) Shallow underwater burst
- 5) Deep underwater burst
Which type of nuclear explosion has the worst fallout?
At what altitude does a high altitude air burst occur?
In excess of 100, 000 feet
Which type of nuclear explosion causes large waves and water contamination?
Shallow underwater burst
How many MOPP levels are there?
At which MOPP level do we issue IPE, accessible within 5 minutes?
MOPP level 0
Afloat, at which MOPP level do we don mask/hood, gloves, Circle William, and have countermeasure washdown?
MOPP level 4
Ashore, at which MOPP level, do we don protective over-boots?
MOPP level 2