Accession Number : AD0689046

Title :   MILITARY TOXICOLOGY AND PROTECTION AGAINST WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Karakchiev,N. I.

Report Date : 02 MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 298

Abstract : The manual describes the toxicology of poisonous agents as well as some components of rocket fuel and technical fluids, i.e., the physico-chemical properties of these substances, the biochemical mechanism of their action on the organism, the clinical aspects, and treatment of casualties. It also describes the military properties and the injurious action of nuclear weapons, means of defense, dosimetry, detection of toxic agents, deactivation and degassing and other problems of defense against mass destruction weapons. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY MEDICINE, TOXICITY), (*CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, *TOXICITY), (*NUCLEAR WARFARE, PASSIVE DEFENSE), NUCLEAR WEAPONS, DECONTAMINATION, CIVIL DEFENSE, LIQUID ROCKET FUELS, USSR, MASS DESTRUCTION WEAPONS, THERAPY, PATHOLOGY, HALLUCINOGENS, TOXIC AGENT ALARMS

Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE