Aberdeen Proving Ground

U.S. Army
Work 2401 Chesapeake Ave Aberdeen Proving Ground MD 21010 United StatesWork Phone: 410-278-1147Website: Team APG

Biography

Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) is a large Department of Defense testing area in Maryland which is historically associated with ordnance testing; however, today it encompasses more than 60 different tenant activities spanning diverse technology areas including:

  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE)
  • Public Health and Medical Research
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Research and Development
  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Sensors and Reconnaissance Team (C4ISR)

Tenant groups include:

  • Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD)
  • US Army Research Lab (ARL)
  • US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
  • 20th Support Command (CBRNE)
  • US Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC)
  • Aberdeen Test Center (ATC)
  • US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
  • US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM)
  • US Army Public Health Command (USAPHC)
  • 48th Chemical Brigade, US Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA)
  • US Army National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC)
  • US Army Research Institute (ARI)

APG occupies a land area of over 70,000 acres and is composed of two major areas: the northern Aberdeen area and southern Edgewood Area that were combined in 1971.

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Man Hospitalized After Exposed to Chemical Element at APG

Officials at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center say one person was transported to the hospital after being exposed to a chemical element at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The person was decontaminated at the base before being transported to the hospital.

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2401 Chesapeake Ave Aberdeen Proving Ground MD 21010 United States