The detection of neutrons above background levels might indicate the presence of plutonium, a special nuclear material. Neutron detection instruments are used by responders to make follow-up measurements after radiation pager or portal monitor alarms.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 07. Detection
AEL Title: Meter, Survey, Handheld
AEL Number: 07RD-01-HHSM
SAVER Project: Neutron Detection