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    Dr. Wing Tsang (in the white lab coat) describes the Whole System Live Agent Test chamber at Dugway Proving Ground as unique. It‘s the first in the Department of Defense. Tsang and others believe it is the laboratory first in the world designed to test detectors and identifiers whole system not just the individual components that would warn of the presence of biological agent aerosols and identify the agent.‘ Touring the facility was Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein, commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command at Fort Detrick, Md., Dr. August W. Fountain acting director of research and technology, Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center and Col. Neal C. Wollen, director of biosecurity, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. (Photo by Bonnie A. Robinson, Dugway Public Affairs)

    Life Sciences tour lays foundation for future endeavors

    Three of the U.S. Department of Defense‘s top scientific leaders toured Dugway‘s Life Sciences laboratories, May 17, in preparation for the facility‘s transfer of authority to the Research, Development and Engineering Command in Aberdeen, Md.... Read More

    John Gomes, test officer with West Desert Test Center‘s Special Programs Division at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. Gomes stands before the Active Standoff Chamber (left) and Joint Ambient Breeze Tunnel. Both test facilities will be used during the Aug. 2016 S/K Challenge, that invites manufacturers and developers of chemical and biological detectors to test their instruments against simulated agents. Photo by Al Vogel / Dugway Public Affairs

    Dugway to challenge global chem/bio tech

    The word‘s out globally: to learn how effective a chemical or biological threat defense technology is, bring it to Dugway this August for S/K Challenge III.... Read More

    Chaplain (Maj.) Matthew Gibson of Dugway Hope Chapel offers the invocation at the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Observance May 26 at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. In the background is Master of Ceremony Trenton Doman. Photo by Al Vogel / Dugway Public Affairs

    Asian Pacific Islander event: Make wise choices

    Kuka Toleafoa spoke of the choices to serve America made by many at the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance May 26. Toleafoa, director of Human Resources at Dugway, is an Asian Pacific Islander from Samoa. He enlisted in the Army in... Read More

    The pinwheel with revolving steel targets, in the Bonus Round, was a challenging target in the Tactical Top Shot 3-Gun Competition. Here, a female police officer aligns her handgun sights on a disk. Photo by Al Vogel / Dugway Public Affairs

    Unified Police Officer takes top prize at Dugway Tactical 3-gun Shoot

    Despite gusting winds, 34 shooters from 14 agencies participated in the fifth annual Tactical Top Shot 3-Gun Competition May 20 at Dugway.... 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: 800,00 acres
    Elevation: 4,500 -7,000 feet above sea level
    Temperature: -15 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit

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