DPG (Dugway Proving Ground) provides the quality testing today necessary to keep our nation's defense strong for tomorrow. Our test experts are qualified and eager to support your test needs, from initial planning and test conduct through test evaluation and reporting.
The Department of Defense has designated Dugway Proving Ground as a major range and testing facility, and the primary chemical and biological defense testing center under the Reliance Program. Testers here determine the reliability and survivability of all types of military equipment in a chemical or biological environment.
The Proving Ground covers 798,214 acres. It is located in the Great Salt Lake Desert, approximately 85 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah. Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, the Proving Ground's terrain varies from level salt flats to scattered sand dunes and rugged mountains.