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    A Dugway employee acts as active shooter during a post wide exercise May 25, 2016 designed to teach employees and reinforce first responder‘s training for emergency situations at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground. Utah. (Army photo by Bonnie A. Robinson, Dugway Public Affairs)

    How does Dugway prepare to survive a shooter?

    Shots are fired. Gunpowder hangs in air, as a lone shooter darts from office to office looking for someone, anyone, to gun down.‘ Door‘s slam and locks click as employees prepare to survive.... Read More

    Chaplain (Colonel) Blake Boatwright, U.S. Army (Retired), spoke at the Dugway National Day of Prayer luncheon, May 4, at Dugway Proving Ground.

    Dugway National Prayer Day event addresses Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    He is a calm, composed, retired Soldier, in his black-jacketed dress... Read More

    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

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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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