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XX-154 NATO Chemical Warfare Defence Awareness Course

From 24 - 28 Jul 2017 the NSO will conduct this pilot course focusing on the chemical warfare defence awareness based on a recommendation from the CBRN/WMD Annual Discipline Conference conducted in September 2015. The aim of the course is to provide the student with the foundational knowledge of current and emerging Chemical Warfare (CW) hazard risks, threats, and implications for medical countermeasures within the context of NATO CBRN Defence policy, capabilities, and legal considerations.

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N3-147 NATO WMD/CBRN Intelligence Indicators and Warning Course

In 2016, the NSO conducted a pilot course focusing on preparing INTEL Analysts and CBRN Specialists to identify the associated indicators and warnings of a developing WMD/CBRN programme. 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. Next iteration is planned on 10 - 14 July 2017.

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