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XX-154

NATO Chemical Warfare Defence Awareness Course

Conducted by PROT

Aim

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.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Area: WMD - Weapons of Mass Destruction / Chemical / Bio
Section: CD - Chemical, Bio and Rad
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Understand
ePrime No.: N/A
ETOC Code: N/A

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M3-154-A-18 09 - 13 Jul 18 35

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

CHEMICAL DEFENCE FUNDAMENTALS: Given references, the student will explain chemical agents, their classification, characteristics and effects in accordance with current NATO doctrine and Standardization Agreements.

CHEMICAL WARFARE (CW) RISKS, HAZARDS AND THREATS: Given references, the student will describe the characteristics, effects, and impacts of Chemical Weapons and agents on operations in accordance with NATO doctrine and Standardization Agreements.

NATO CHEMICAL DEFENCE COMPONENTS: Given references, the student will demonstrate the components and capabilities of NATO CBRN Defence response forces to defeat or mitigate the threat of Chemical Warfare agents in accordance with NATO doctrine and Standardization Agreements.

Course Participants

Military officer (OF-1 thru OF-4), NCO (OR-5 thru OR-9), and/or civilian equivalent who is assigned, or selected for assignment, to CBRN Defence related functions at NATO Headquarters and National Ministry of Defence agencies and HQs, Foreign Affairs Department or subordinate military Headquarters, units or agencies as well as CBRN Defence organizations which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO CBRN Defence operations.

Language Proficiency: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-4

Prerequisite Course

Code Name
M3-70 NATO CBRN Defence Orientation Course

Methodology

The course is structured to achieve lesson objectives through a series of methodically sequenced lectures followed by question and answer periods with class discussions. The intent of the course is to also facilitate an exchange of information and experiences related to CBRN Defence within the NATO Alliance.

Further Information

The prerequisute for this course is the M3-70 NATO CBRN Defence Orientation Course or national equivalent.