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NATO purchases chemical warfare detection package.(Fire 2003 Exhibition)(North Atlantic Treaty Organization)(Brief Article)

Smiths Detection has received an order from NATO For a package of its chemical warfare (CW) detection equipment, which was exhibited at Fire 2003.

The package includes the latest standard CAM hand-held chemical agent monitors, GID-3 standalone detectors and LCD-3 lightweight detectors. The order, placed through AFSOUTH at Bagnoli, Naples, includes spares and training and will be fulfilled through Smiths Detection at Watford, UK. The value of the contract was not disclosed.

The CAM (Chemical Agent Monitor) has been in service for some 18 years and is now the chemical agent monitor of choice among some 33 countries and international organisations. It has been continuously updated and now is capable of detecting the presence of liquid CW agents and toxic industrial chemicals (TICS). …

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