CBRN CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT: NEW APPROACH AND POSSIBILITIES OF PARTICIPATION OF CHEMICAL UNITS
 
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NBC Defence Institute of the University of Defence, Czech Republic
 
Security and Defence Quarterly 2016;10(1):147–163
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Managing the consequences after using weapons of mass destruction is considered a classic task of the Chemical Corps units and formations. Restoring essential combat capability of troops and recovering from chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear event is a primary goal of operations, which are termed “CBRN consequence management”. The paper discusses the current approach to the topic in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and provides notes from operational experience that can lead to the development of relevant military capabilities. Based on an analysis of theoretical and practical approaches, the authors propose capability areas of modern Chemical Corps units that support CBRN consequence management operations.
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