is converted to CG in the body and exerts its effect after this conversion.
DP is unstable in storage because of conversion to CG.
considerations remain the same as phosgene.
friendly troops to occupy an Area after the agents have been used. Since
they are used as vapors or aerosols, they tend to evaporate quickly, leaving
little residual hazard.
Table 2-2 provides
PART C - MISCELLANEOUS AND INCAPACITATING AGENTS
incapacitate enemy forces when the use of lethal or destructive munitions is
undesirable. They are normally used to accomplish the following. See Table
2-1 on page 2-15.
Incapacitating chemical attacks are made against hard targets,
such as fortifications, to obtain delayed and relatively long-
This will permit delayed
exploitation or capture by friendly forces when the stage of
battle permits, if the initial attack is made at long range.
Such an attack can assist in the rescue of friendly personnel
imprisoned in the fortifications.
Incapacitating chemical attacks can be made to reduce overall
fighting capability of intermingled enemy and friendly military
units when the location of these units is not well known. This
will permit the identification, delayed selective followup, and
physical separation of friendly military units intermingled with
enemy units without incurring heavy casualties among friendly