The Resource Environmental Protection; DoD Management Issues Related to Chaff

Environmental Protection; DoD Management Issues Related to Chaff

Label
Environmental Protection; DoD Management Issues Related to Chaff
Title
Environmental Protection; DoD Management Issues Related to Chaff
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This report responds to your request regarding the use of chaff by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the effects of chaff. Chaff is composed of aluminum coated silica glass fibers that can be spread by aircraft in flight, ships at sea, and vehicles on the ground to help them evade enemy radar. You expressed concern about DOD's continued use of chaff for decades without sufficient knowledge of its long term effects on the environment. As agreed with your office, this report addresses (1) the extent and locations of chaff use, (2) its reported known and potential effects, and (3) the initiatives being taken or considered to address chaff's unintended effects
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DTICE
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV
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  • Environmental impact
  • Pollution
  • Chaff
  • Military requirements
  • Glass fibers
  • Environmental protection
  • Radar decoys
  • Silica glass
  • Radar Countermeasures
  • Environmental Health and Safety
Label
Environmental Protection; DoD Management Issues Related to Chaff
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
30 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227880700
  • (OCoLC)ocn227880700
Label
Environmental Protection; DoD Management Issues Related to Chaff
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
30 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227880700
  • (OCoLC)ocn227880700

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