Smokes, Fuels, and Incendiary Materials

  title={Smokes, Fuels, and Incendiary Materials},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  pages={395 - 397}
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Introduction Smokes are used to obscure troops and equipment on the battlefield. They are liquid or solid particulate aerosols that diffuse electromagnetic radiation at wavelengths ranging from the infrared through the visible to the ultraviolet end of the spectrum. They achieve this by absorption of atmospheric water. Not all smokes are hazardous at concentrations necessary for obscuration. However, exposure to heavy smoke concentrations for extended periods, particularly if near the source of… 
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