GID-3

The GID-3 is designed specifically for use in vehicles and by dismounted troops. GID-3 can be dismounted from the vehicle when the crew dismounts. It can then be used as a man-portable system and used for point detection with a Remote Alarm. GID-3 is installed into the General Motors LAV, the Kuwait Desert Warrior, and General Dynamics MIA2 battle tank, amongst other platforms.

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Availability: Military/LE Only

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Manufacturer
Smiths Detection, Inc.
Product Name
GID-3
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Principle
Spectrometry;
Detection Method
Ion Mobility Spectrometry;
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The GID-3 is designed specifically for use in vehicles and by dismounted troops. GID-3 can be dismounted from the vehicle when the crew dismounts. It can then be used as a man-portable system and used for point detection with a Remote Alarm. GID-3 is installed into the General Motors LAV, the Kuwait Desert Warrior, and General Dynamics MIA2 battle tank, amongst other platforms.
Availability
Military/LE Only
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Dimensions
Detector 10.6 x 7 x 6.5 in (27 x 18 x 16.6 cm) Battery Box & Battery 3 x 7 x 6 in (7.6 x 18 x 15 cm) Vehicle Mount 16 x 13 x 8 in (41 x 33 x 20 cm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; Detector only: 10.6 lbs (4.8Kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; AC/DC Line Power; Li SO2 and rechargeable batteries, 23V to 32V DC, 90 to 266 V AC at 47 to 63Hz.
Noise Produced
Negligible
Transportability
Person-Portable
Ruggedness
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Ruggedized to military specs
Operating Conditions
- 5 to 50°C (22 to 122°F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Batteries, caps, desiccant sieve pack and dopant source
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Service recommended every 1,500 hours of operation
Available Accessories
RDU-The GID-3 has the availability of a remote display Vehicle mount- when using the GID-3 in a vehicle, the vehicle mount is used. Vehicle inlet- a vehicle inlet is available to allow the GID-3 to sample from outside of a vehicle, whilst being mounted internally.
Data Analysis Support Equipment
PC
Communications Interface
RS-232 communications port.
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$18,255.00
Maintenance Cost
20% of the purchase cost over the lifetime of the unit.
Tested For Chemical Agents
GB, GD, VX, HD, HN, L
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Chlorine, HCN, phosgene
Adaptability
Yes; manufacturer can add new targets to detector
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ppb
False Positive Rates
<5% false positive rate
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 3 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); < 10 seconds
Total Run Time
< 5 minutes
Alarm Capability
Audible and visual
Software Control
Yes
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Training documentation, operation and maintenance manuals, and NATO codification of spare parts. Courses are available for operators, maintenance, or instructors.
Manuals Available
Operator’s manual
Warranties
1 year
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
Yes; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency regulations due to 63Nickel source
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency regulations due to 63Nickel source.
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