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Subject: use of m11 decontamination apparatus inside armored vehicles    

Box  ID: BX001424

Document Number:         60

Folder Title: INCOMING MSG  -  DESERT SHIELD  CHEM                                                            

Folder Seq #:        198

Unit: 24TH ID     

Parent Organzation: XVIII CORPS 




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       TO AIG 9041
       BT
       UNCLAS
       SUBJECT:    E)TAPR SFNDS - USE OF Mll DECONTAMINATING APPARATUS
       INSIDE ARTAORFO VEHICLES
       6.  A GAO REPORT CONDUCTED AT COKGRFSSIONAL DIRECTION REVEALED THAT
       USING THE DFCONTAMINATI(YG APPARATUST PORTABLE DS2* 1-112 OUA9?Tt ABC-
       Mllt INSIDE THE MI TANK MAY F)AMACE ELECTRICikL/OPTICAL COMPONENTS AND
       CAN SEVERELY BURN THE SKINT CAUSF BLINDNESS AND DETERIORATES
       CLOTHING/OVFRCARMENTS.     THIS INFORMATION WAS DISSEMINATED IN AMCCOM
       MESSAGE* 17140OZ SEP 90, SUBJECT:       SAFETY OF USE MESSAGE 29-909
       ADVISORYT RESCINDING THE USE OF DECONTAMINATING APPARATUST PORTABLE
       OS29 1-1/2 GUARTT ABC-Mllp NSN 4230-00-720-1618 ON THE INTERIOR
       SURFACES OF THE MI SERIES TANK.
       2.  THIS MESSAGE IS VERY IMPORTANT AND ITS CONTENT MUST REACH THE
       TRAINER LEVELI ESPECIALLY IN LIGHT OF THE CERTAINLY INCREASED NBC
       TRAINING THAT IS BEING CONDUCTED TOTAL ARMOR FORCE-WIDE.             IT
       SHOULD BE STRONGLY NOTED THAT THIS RESTRICTION SHOULD NOT APPLY ONLY


 UNCLAS

       TO THE MI FLEET.    SIMILAR RESTF(ICTIVF MEASURES MUST BE TAKEN AGAINST
       USING OS2 ON ALL ARt'ORFD VEHICLES.      OS2 HAS BEEN FOUND To DAMAGE
       ELECTRONICS AND OPTICS AND WILL 1?4.IURE EXPOSED CREWMEN.
       3.  LET THE REFERRED MESSAGE PE YOUR GUIDE (PARA 1).          IN THE INTERIMT
       CONTAMINATION ENCOUNTEFCED INSIDE AN ARMORED VEHICLE SHOULD BE REMOVED
       USING BECON NO. 2 WIPE FROM THE P-258ALI DECONTAMINATION KIT.         ALL
       AREAS USE[) IN THE CREW COMPARTMENT SHOUID BE WIPED.        CONTAPAINAT ION
       SHOULD RE DETFRMI NED USING TtiF CHEmrCAL AGENT MONITOR (CA14).         OPTICS
       SHOULD BE CLE4NEI) WITH LENS CLEAPJING FLUID.
       4.  THE mil nFcON APPAKATUS WITH nS2 MAY STILL BE USED ON EXTERNAL
       SURFA.CFS.  CONTACT YOUR HIGHER HFADOUARTERS OR YI)UP LOCAL Af4CCOM
       LOGISTICS ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE FOR ik COPY OF THE ORIGINAL
       MESSAGE.
       5.  POC FOR THIS ACTION TS CPT SCHUTE9 DIRECTORATE OF TOTAL ARMOR



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Control Fields 17
File Room = may96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-21
Box ID = BX001424
Unit = 24TH ID
Parent Organization = XVIII CORPS
Folder Title = INCOMING MSG - DESERT SHIELD CHEM
Folder Seq # = 198
Subject = USE OF M11 DECONTAMINATION APPARATUS INSIDE ARMO
Document Seq # = 64
Document Date =
Scan Date = 28-MAY-1996
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 09-AUG-1996