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An AN/TPQ-53 Radar, scanning for projectiles during the Early Warning Enhanced Capability data collection conducted October, 2018 at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. Originally designed to locate the firing positions of mortars and rockets, the radar was challenged to collect flight characteristics of various 155mm projectiles, including simulated chemical rounds. Photo provided by Product Manager Radars

Dugway hosts data collection with chemical simulant rounds

Radar systems designed to determine the firing positions of hostile artillery and mortar launchers were recently used here to collect data, to determine their potential to identify a simulated chemical projectile in flight, thereby providing extra seconds for U.S. forces to respond.... Read More

The opportunity was taken to publicly recognize Firefighter Oliver Silva Oct. 9, 2018 at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, during Firefighter Skills Day for his promotion to lieutenant. Left: Col. Brant Hoskins, commander of Dugway Proving Ground. Right: Garrison Manager Aaron Goodman.Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs

Dugway workers try firefighting skills

DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah ‘ The cold and rain of Oct. 9 weren‘t typical firefighting conditions, but... Read More

Annual Dugway Trail and Ultra Run on Oct. 13, 2018, the sixth year of this public event -- the one day per year that the post is open to the public. 121 runners participated. Courses were 50K, 30K, 1/2 Marathon (13.1094 miles), 10K, 10K Military Team Challenge and 5K. It‘s 7:30 on a sub-freezing morning, the sun is snaking up the Onaqui Mountains and the 50K runners bolt forward at the Start horn. Daniel Boyer, third from the right, won first place with a time of 6 hours, 1 minute and 30 seconds. Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs

Dugway footrace: Fun for 121 on the Run

The sixth annual Dugway Trail and Ultra Run Oct. 13, 2018 was another success: runners enjoyed the 5K to 50K courses and admired the magnificent desert scenery.... Read More

The family of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Lester pinned his new lieutenant colonel rank to his shirt and jacket during his Oct. 1, 2018 promotion ceremony at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. Left to right: The Rev. Ron Lester, his father; son Josiah, Chaplain (Maj.) Chad Davis of Fort Carson, Colo., wife Julie and mother Betty Lester. His wife and son pinned the new rank to his jacket; his parents pinned them to his shirt.Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Proving Ground Public Affairs.

Dugway Chaplain Lester promoted to lieutenant colonel

Chaplain James M. Lester of the Dugway Hope Chapel was promoted from major to lieutenant colonel Oct. 1, the day his promotion took effect, before approximately 65 family, Soldiers and friends.... 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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