The aim of the course is to prepare INTEL Analysts and CBRN Specialists to identify the associated indicators and warnings of a developing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) / Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) program.
An ADL Module on CBRN Fundamentals will be required for all iterations starting in 2017.
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WMD/CBRN THREAT, NATO POLICY AND NON - PROLIFERATION INITIATIVES:
Given references, historical background, NATO policy and doctrine, and International Non-Proliferation agreements, the student will be able to describe NATO’s comprehensive approach to prevent, protect, and recover from the threat of WMD/CBRN attacks or releases highlighting the relevance of the international Non-Proliferation.
INTEL SUPPORT TO CBRN DEFENCE:
Given references the student will be able to describe the INTEL collection disciplines and related INTEL products and processes used to evaluate, analyse and interpret CBRN data/information available.
WMD/CBRN MATERIALS PRODUCTION AND CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT:
Given technical references the student will be able to describe the processes required to develop nuclear fissile materials, biological agents and toxins, and chemical agents that can be used in a WMD and attacks/activities involving CBRN materials.
WMD/CBRN INDICATORS AND DATA/INFO PROCESSING:
Given technical references the student will be able to explain the WMD/CBRN materials production methods required to create and develop a WMD/CBRN program and capabilities to include weaponization, storage, delivery and dispersal, and analyze the production processes associated with weapons development in order to determine the indicators and warnings of clandestine CBRN programs.
Officer (OF-2 thru OF-4), NCO (OR-6 thru OR-9), and/or civilian equivalent assigned, or selected for assignment, to a NATO Headquarters or Agency, or a Ministry of Defence, Foreign Affairs Department or subordinate military headquarters, unit or national agency of any NATO country which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO Intelligence and/or CBRN Defence operations.
||English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: OR-6 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-4
This one week (5 day) orientation course is comprised of interactive lectures, followed by brief moderated question and answer sessions. Syndicate exercises will reinforce learning objectives and facilitate student collaboration.
This course examines the strategic threat to NATO, introduces basic CBRN production and weapons concepts, describes the processes to develop a WMD/CBRN capability, and explores the indicators of clandestine programs. Students attending this course will need to complete: NATO Intelligence - An Overview (ADL-046) and one of the following courses: N2-02 NATO Intelligence Course or National Equivalent, M3-70 NATO CBRN Orientation Course or National Equivalent Course.
This course contains pre-learning sessions available as ADL Modules through the ACT LMS.