employed. Because of these characteristics, the Threat may use toxins
in a tactical situation.
There are no rapid detection or warning devices fielded for biological
weapon system defense. Therefore, the soldier must rely on
intelligence warning or the recognition of the patterns of attack,
Suspect a biological attack if any of these are evident.
Low-flying aircraft appear to produce a mist or spray
A munition delivered by enemy aircraft has no apparent
Unusual bomblets are found
Numerous, unexplained, ill personnel or animals are in the
Unusual numbers of vectors (for example, lice, ticks, fleas,
and mosquitoes) are present
General Enemy Employment Techniques
d. Other Effects of a Biological Attack.
As with chemical weapons, the primary objective of biological weapons
is personnel. Most biological weapon systems containing pathogens
with any naturally occurring disease. In addition, the restriction of