This Radiac Set is a compact, handheld, or pocket carried, tactical device capable of measuring prompt gamma/neutron dose from a nuclear event plus gamma dose and dose-rate from a fallout environment in a tactical battlefield situation. A push-button pad enables mode selection, functional control, and the setting of audio and visual alarm thresholds for both dose-rate and mission dose. A "sleep" mode with automatic wakeup is provided to enhance battery life. Data readout and warning/mode messages are provided by liquid crystal display.
- Dosimeter capability of 1-999 cGy (neutrons/gamma-prompt initial and fallout)
- Ratemeter capability of 0.1-999 cGy/hr (gamma fallout)
- Settable alarm capability for dose and dose-rate
- Mission dose capability
- Digital readout
- Night visibility (secure lighting)
Requirement Document: Jul 91
Basis of Issue: One per platoon or platoon size unit.
First Prototype: FY94
New Materiel Release: FY98
First Unit Equipped/IOC: FY98
Unit Price: $617 (Hardware)