Cheers XPara good post. Never knew that.
Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense. As you probably know already.
You'll have gathered I collect items of a similar nature.Let us know when you can smell new mown hay
One of our seniors managed to blag himself into some arms show. POrtsmouth I think. Dopey **** showing off to whoever grabbed an autoinjector and with the words "these are great you just bag them on your thigh" gave himself a dose of atropine without the usual gassing that goes with it.You'll have gathered I collect items of a similar nature.
They have on occasion been displayed to the public and the various detection devices demonstrated where possible. This involves off the shelf simulants and when I've been in the mood I've made "humorous" labels for them. "Tesco Value Sarin" being one that springs to mind.
I once had a foreign... I think E. European, chap hassle me at length to let him sniff it as he always wanted to know what sarin smelled like....
He really got quite insistent and eventually had to be escorted from the premises.... Still jibbering about only wanting a wee sniff.