USE AND MAINTAIN THE M256 OR M256A1 CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTOR KIT
In this lesson, you will learn the capabilities, components, and procedures
for using and maintaining the M256 or M1256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Use and maintain the M256 or M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit.
Given written material and figures on the M256 or M256A1 Chemical
Agent Detector Kit capabilities, components, PMCS, procedure when
testing for vapors, procedure when testing above contaminated
surfaces, procedure when using the kit under unusual conditions,
and use of M8 Chemical Agent Detector Paper.
Demonstrate competency of the task, skills, and knowledge by
responding to the multiple-choice test covering the procedures
for using and maintaining the M256 or M256A1 Chemical Agent
REFERENCES: The material contained in this lesson was derived from TM 3-6665-
Contamination avoidance is the first fundamental of NBC Defense and provides
protection against NBC hazards on the battlefield. One means of locating and
identifying chemical hazards is the proper and timely use of the M256 or
M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit. Before using the kit, you must
understand its purpose, capabilities and components.