The Integrated Biological Detection System
is a system used for detecting Chemical, biological, radiological,
and nuclear agents or elements.
The Integrated Biological Detection System can provide early warning
of a chemical or biological warfare attack and is in service with
the United Kingdom Joint NBC Regiment.
It can be installed in a container which can be mounted on a vehicle
or ground dumped. It is also able to be transported by either a
fixed wing aircraft or by helicopter.
The system comprises of:
A detection suite, including equipment for
Meteorological station and GPS
NBC filtration and environmental control for
use in all climates
Chemical agent detection
Independent power supply
Cameras for 360 degree surveillance
IBDS is installed in a
container which can be mounted on a vehicle (standard 4 ton) or ground
dumped and can be transported by either fixed wing aircraft or
helicopters. IBDS provides the commander in the field with early warning
of a chemical or biological warfare attack.
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