This manual is for your use in operating and maintaining the Area Predictor, Radiological Fallout, ABC-M5A2.
The reporting of errors, omissions, and recommendations for improving this publication by the individual user is
encouraged Reports should be submitted on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms)
and forwarded direct to Commander, Edgewood Arsenal, Attn: SAREA-DE-ET, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 21010.
a. ABC-M5A2 Radiological Fallout Area Predictor. The ABC-M5A2 radiological fallout area predictor (fig. 1) is a
transparent sheet of plastic that contains information for outlining potential fallout hazard zones resulting from surface or
near surface bursts when superimposed on maps scaled 1:50,000 or 1:250,000 The plastic sheet is approximately