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Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD

Runtime: 29 minutes

Trains special operation units to understand and respond to all WMDs.

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Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD training video is for special operations units such as hazmat teams, bomb squads, tactical units, National Guard troops, and other emergency responders who may be called upon to carry out monitoring and sampling activities at a suspected WMD incident in order to help identify the weapons used.It focuses on equipment used as part of initial emergency response operations.

Topics covered include:
  • Dosimeters
  • Radiation pagers
  • Contamination survey instruments
  • Spectrometry
  • M8/M9 paper
  • High-speed chromotography
  • Hazmat Smart Strips
  • Infrared technology
  • Biological sampling kits
  • The complexities of detecting for weapons of mass destruction
  • Detection priorities
  • Technologies used to monitor for radiation, explosives, chemical weapons and biological weapons
  • The advantages and limitations of each type of technology is discussed
  • How to avoid false positives
  • How to document findings
Instructor's Guide included.


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