What is it?
Weapons based on either:
Five primary effects:
1.Radioactive radiation during the detonation phase
2.Nuclear, electromagnetic pulse
3. Blast wave
4. Heat wave
5. Local radioactive fallout
Nuclear particles can be removed from personnel, equipment or vehicles after detonation of a N-weapon.
The nuclear particles have to be bound and removed from the contaminated surface.
04/26/1986 Nuclear accident in Chernobyl/USSR
Decontamination vehicles of OWR were used to decontaminate trucks coming from USSR into Western Europe.