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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CHEMICAL DEFENCE FUNDAMENTALS:
Given references, the student will describe the current NATO CBRN Defence policy with specific focus on the chemical portion, in accordance with current NATO doctrine and Standardization Agreements.
CHEMICAL WARFARE (CW) AND TOXIC INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL (TIC) 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.
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.
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||NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-4
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.
The prerequisite for this course is the M3-70 NATO CBRN Defence Orientation Course or national equivalent.