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Chaplain (Major) James Lester, Dugway‘s new Chaplain in front of the Dugway Hope Chapel. Photo by Bonnie A. Robinson, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs.

The power and commitment to service: meet Chaplain James Lester

Army Chaplains are in the business of building people up. It‘s a mission that Chaplain (Major) James Lester, Dugway‘s new Chaplain, feels strongly about. He believes that as individuals, congregations, workplaces and communities anchor together they strengthen one another and build a common resiliency.... Read More

Technicians prepare RV Stryker Vehicle for Joint Chemical Agent Detector system (JCAD) Stryker On The Move tests at Target S Grid at Dugway Proving Ground in July, 2017. Photos captured by Darrell L. Gray, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs.

Dugway‘s Chemical Test Division successfully tests JCAD system on Stryker

Caged in a menacing looking metal grid with intricate sensory equipment attached to all sides the Army‘s M113 NBC RV Stryker vehicle sits on a dusty road at Dugway Proving Ground‘s target S grid being readied by its crew for testing.... Read More

A General Atomics three megajoule railgun last October at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. A 10 megajoule system is currently undergoing testing for the Navy. Next year at Dugway, the larger system‘s ability to defend against a surrogate cruise missile will be tested.‘ Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs.

Dugway‘s expanse, climate benefit railgun testing

A new electromagnetic railgun is ready for testing at Dugway, where General Atomics has been testing railguns for the Navy periodically since 2008. Railguns use electricity instead of gunpowder to propel projectiles far faster than conventional munitions.... Read More

Firefighters stand atop the new, red, regional, four-story fire training center, unveiled Jun. 5, 2017, at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, for training paid and volunteer firefighters throughout the area. The facilities rooms and walls can be configured numerous ways, to replicate any number of challenges for training paid and volunteer firefighters. The tan building at the right is the former fire training center, no longer in use. Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs

Dugway unveils new training center for local firefighters

The new Dugway Fire Department Regional Training Center was unveiled Jun. 5, 2017. The four-story, live-fire training tower was created to provide the most modern training to paid or volunteer local firefighters.... Read More

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U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground is the nation's leading test center for Chemical and Biological Defense, conducting efficient testing and support to enable our nation's defenders, inter-agency partners and our Allies to counter chemical, biological, radiological, and explosives (CBRE) hazards.

Dugway Proving Ground provides unparalleled testing, evaluation, training and technical support while maintaining a world-class workforce, facilities and quality of life for our employees and their families.

Established: 1942
Location: Northwestern Utah
Size: 800,000 acres
Elevation: 4,500 -7,000 feet above sea level
Temperature: -15 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit

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