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    Beginning in 2003, after years of seeking funding, the runway, taxiway and related hardtop at Michael Army Airfield were renovated by the Army. This May 14, 2003 photo shows the 9,000-foot runway being prepared for a new surface. The project was completed in 2008. In 2009, the Rapid Integration and Acceptance Center for the testing of unmanned aerial systems became a tenant unit at Dugway. Photo by Al Vogel / Dugway Proving Ground

    Dugway‘s airfield a hardtop oasis

    From the air Dugway‘s Michael Army Airfield is a ribbon across endless brown, but to a pilot with an in-flight emergency, it‘s a beautiful hardtop oasis.... Read More

    The Ground Based Sense And Avoid system will allow military unmanned aircraft to navigate within the National Airspace System, just as this manned military C-130 cargo aircraft does. Under federal regulations, the operators of unmanned aircraft must "see and avoid" other aircraft like manned aircraft. The GBSAA system allows ground-based unmanned aircraft operators to meet the requirement. Photo by Glen Mansker / Dugway Proving Ground

    Dugway tests system for easier UAS transit

    A radar-based system tested at Dugway will soon allow military operators of unmanned aerial vehicles to fly within the National Airspace System to help maintain their skills.... Read More

    A Gunner of the 20 (U.K. Defence CBRN) Wing, Royal Air Force Regiment bags a gas mask as evidence in a mock terrorist chemical weapon lab during training at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, Mar. 3, 2016. Thirty-five Gunners trained in labs and realistic scenarios for three weeks at Dugway, increasing their chemical and biological defense knowledge. (Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Public Affairs)

    Dugway training impresses British R.A.F

    Flight Lt. Cris Bond of the Royal Air Force first visited Dugway in 2003, for a NATO exercise, and returned to the United Kingdom impressed. Thirteen years, and numerous visits later, he‘s still impressed with Dugway‘s expertise, capabilities and personnel.... Read More

    Remote Utah Dugway High School gets Mustang Sculpture

    Remote Utah Dugway High School gets Mustang Sculpture

    A bronze sculpture of two horses arrived March 7 at the Dugway High School. This event created quite a stir in the Dugway community, particularly when photos were placed on the Dugway Proving Ground (Official) Facebook page. A Mustang is the school mascot and symbol.... 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.

    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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