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M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit
a. Carrying Case.
The case consists of a lightweight plastic shell with a hinge between
top and bottom case halves. The discard date and lot number of the
kit are stamped on the top of the case (Figure 4-5). A pile fastener
tape holds the case securely closed. An adjustable shoulder strap and
waist strap enables the soldier to carry the kit over the shoulder and
around the waist.
b. M8 Chemical Agent Detector Paper.
One booklet of M8 Chemical Agent Detector Paper is placed inside the
kit. The booklet contains 25 sheets of M8 Chemical Agent Detector
Paper. This paper also is contained in the carriers of all protective
masks. The M8 Chemical Agent Detector Paper can