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N3-72

NATO CBRN Defence and Exercise Planning Course

Conducted by PROT

Aim

The aim of this course is to prepare students to apply the CBRN defence planning process, the steps for CJTF operations as well as the integration of CBRN Defence into Joint NATO Exercises in accordance with NATO´s CBRND concept, doctrine and operational/exercise planning references.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3223 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Area: WMD - Weapons of Mass Destruction / Chemical / Bio
Section: MD - Weapons of Mass Destruction
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.305
ETOC Code: WMD-MD-31388

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N3-72-A-18 12 - 16 Mar 18 7
N3-72-B-18 18 - 22 Jun 18 2

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please refer to the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

NATO CBRN Defence Doctrine: Given references, explain the NATO Strategic Concept, NATO`s CBRN Comprehensive Strategic Level doctrine, and other CBRN related documents incorporating the threat environment with its implications on CBRN Defence capabilities and operations in accordance with NATO policy and doctrine.

CBRN Defence Operational Planning Process: Given references, the student will describe CBRN Defence operational planning process and tools in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy.

CBRN Defence Exercise Planning: Given references, the student will develop a CBRN defence training and exercise strategy for multinational CJTF components from tactical to strategic levels, applying the system approach to training, the Exercise Planning Guide, and the NATO Exercise Process.

Course Participants

Military officer (OF-1 thru OF-4), NCO (OR-7 thru OR-9), and/or civilian equivalent who is assigned, or selected for assignment, to a NATO or PfP Headquarters, Agency, Ministry of Defence, dealing with planning Advanced CBRN Defence Operations and Exercises, or subordinate military headquarters, or any NATO or PfP unit or agency which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO/PfP CBRN operations. Waivers to the prerequisite courses will be considered on a case by case basis.

Language Proficiency: English 3223 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-7 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-4

Methodology

This one week course is comprised of formal theoretical lectures (approx. 1/3 of the course duration) followed by syndicate work activities. Based on a dedicated given scenario, the students are requested to plan and develop parts of a CJTF/ operational level exercise focusing on CBRN Defence contribution to the exercise plan. Students will deliver presentations on the syndicate produced documents followed by class discussion and debriefing.

Further Information

Previous attendance on the M3 -70 NATO CBRN Defence Orientation Course and P3-71 NATO CBRN Warning and Reporting System - Manual Procedures Course is required.