Proper torque specifications are detailed in the ACADA
direct-support maintenance manual.
Though Smiths Detection claims in press releases that false alarms are virtually nil with its ACADA
system, at least compared with the detectors used during the first Gulf War, all chemical detectors sound false alarms over things other than the threats the devices were meant to detect, said Mark Allen Miller, an expert in protecting against attacks with weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) who serves as a consultant for the US Defense Department, Department of Homeland Security, and other groups.
More than 6,000 ACADAs
were in service in Iraq during the 2003 conflict.
The Ship ACADA
system has been proven to work very well in the shipboard environment," pointed out STR Executive Vice President and General Manager Edward Kessler.
was developed under an IPT (Integrated Product Team) with SBCCOM and Smiths Detection which bas produced the most reliable and trusted chemical detector in history.
Under the initial $10 million order, Smiths Detection is supplying the US Army with its GID-3[TM] chemical agent detectors, selected for the ACADA
JCAD detects not only nerve and blister agents, but also blood agents, which the ACADA
provides point detection and identification of chemical vapors.
Smiths Detection has an outstanding record of producing advanced chemical detection units, deploying over 130,000 chemical detectors around the world, including more than 41,000 GID-3 units supplied since 1998 to fulfil the DoD's ACADA
Smiths Detection has a strong history of protecting military forces from chemical threats, deploying over 120,000 chemical detectors around the world, including more than 30,000 GID-3 units supplied since 1998 to fulfil the Department of Defense ACADA
Flexible and Accurate ACADA
Units Can be Carried, Mounted or Remotely Deployed to Warn Soldiers of the Presence of Chemical Warfare Agents
For an ACADA
not going into a Stryker, enter NSN 6665-01-438-6963 with LIN A33020.