CBRN

CBRN Special Forces

Asian Military Review April/May 2010 Today, Special Forces operate in fields of conflict in the Middle East and Afghanistan which are potentially affected by Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons. They face highly trained and motivated insurgent forces armed with weaponry supplied by sponsoring states, and less advanced, but no less effective, homemade weapons. […] Read More

CBRN-E: Setting response standards

Crisis Response Journal, March 2009. In the first part of this series focusing on CBRN-E, Andy Oppenheimer reports on the mass testing operation that had to be arranged by the UK Health Protection Agency in response to the polonium-210 poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko. Read article (PDF)