Table 6-9.--Optimum M17 LDS-Equipped DED Setup
This layout uses dual lanes at stations 1,4, and 5
2. Station 2--DS2 Application
to process two vehicles at once. Since the most time
and labor intensive work takes place at station 3, this
station is designed to process three vehicles at a time.
4. Station 4--Rinse
The processing rate of this configuration will be
affected by any work/rest cycle.
DETAILED EQUIPMENT DECON
DED configurations may vary because of
organizational and equipment differences. The
optimum configuration provides the maximum output
ALFA company is normally responsible for the
for decon teams at 100 percent personnel and
setup, the operation, and the closure of the DED
equipment. The setup for a DED equipped with a
portion of the thorough decon operation. The COC
M12A1 is different from one equipped with a M17.
will select the DED site. The DED for chemical and
Both the DED and the DTD must be properly closed
and marked. Once closed, an NBC 4 report must be
1. Station 1--Initial Wash
sent to higher headquarters.