The CDTF provide s realistic training, instill confidence and credibility in chemical specialists, demonstrate chemical protective equipment and promote chemical defense readiness and awareness. The facility has worked hard to meet all safety and environmental concerns. Some of the features include a completely automated facility, a negative pressure air system, on-site liquid and solid waste treatment and analysis, and an earthquake and tornado proof design.
The United States Army Chemical School, located at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, is one of the most advanced and sophisticated military training centers in the world. The Missouri facility trains all branches of the United States armed services and its allies for detection and decontamination of chemicals associated with chemical warfare.Government work on an Army Base is nothing new for us. However, the Chemical Defense Training Facility (CDTF) at Fort Leonard Wood is a one-of-a-kind project for any contractor.From the front, the 72,600 square-foot complex resembles a flying saucer - except that it has a two-foot thick concrete floor and 14-inch thick concrete walls. The Army’s $28 million chemical defense training facility contains classrooms, training and administrative areas, support facilities, controlled interior decontamination areas, a medical clinic and a laboratory.