Training and Exercises

By Ruud ter Linden Sergeant First Class at the Dutch Defence CBRN Centre, Ruud ter Linden, presents a landmark international CBRN exercise that took place in the Netherlands in March 2024. The Netherlands' Defence CBRN Centre (DCBRNC) in Vught serves...
By Patrick Norén CBNW Magazine Editor Patrick Norén investigates the first ever large-scale chemical emergency response exercise for African countries organized by the OPCW. From September 23 to October 5, 2023, the capital city of Algeria hosted the...

CHEMEX Africa 2023: Interview with H.E. Ambassador Salima Abdelhak, P.R. of Algeria to OPCW

By CBNW Magazine Taking place from September 23 to October 5, 2023, in the Algerian capital of Algiers, CHEMEX Africa was the first ever large-scale...

USAMRIID: Readiness and Preparedness Through Education and Training 

By Robert von Tersch et al. Experts at the USAMRIID introduce their work in training and educating Service Members on the medical management of biological...

PROACTIVE: For an Inclusive CBRNe Preparedness and Response

By Grigore Havarneanu PROACTIVE coordinator Grigore Havarneanu discusses the main results and outputs of the four-year-long project to make CBRNe preparedness and response more inclusive. PROACTIVE...

NCT PRO Challenge APAC Takes Place in Hua Hin, Thailand

The Asia-Pacific region (APAC) contains some of the world's most industrialized and rapidly industrializing countries, and is home to approximately 60% of the global...

For a Metaverse of CBRN Training 

By Yves Kovalevsky Yves Kovalevsky discusses the growing importance and potential of virtual CBRN training solutions and introduces ERTC and NBC-Sys' ViRTTER program.  Today, the word...

NCT PRO Challenge Europe Unites Twelve Teams for a Week of CBRNe Training

By NCT Consultants With the war in Ukraine ongoing and CBRNe risks stemming from Russian aggression omnipresent, national CBRNe response teams equipped cutting-edge technologies and...

FORMATEX23: Responding to Natech Events in the EU and Beyond 

By Patrick Norén CBNW Magazine Editor Patrick Norén reports on FORMATEX23, the first ever EU-funded full-scale exercise in Austria on responding to major accidents triggered...

Project PROACTIVE: An Inclusive Human-Centered Approach in CBRNe Preparedness and Response 

By Grigore Havarneanu PROACTIVE stands for “PReparedness against CBRNE threats through cOmmon Approaches between security praCTItioners and the VulnerablE civil society”. It was a Research...

China’s Participation in Russian Military Exercises  

By David Oliver David Oliver discusses what China’s participation in Russian military exercises means for the war in Ukraine and for global security. On March 20,...

Where can CBRN instructors be trained?

By Cpt. Eng. Michal Setnicka, Ph.D, Researcher, Radiological (Chemical) Analyst & Trainer, Czech Fire Rescue Service, Czech Republic Everyone probably knows and identifies with the...

NCT PRO Challenge is here to stay

NCT PRO Challenge was created three years ago as an innovative CBRNe training concept with a focus on SWAT and SOF units and was...

Dutch Defence CBRN Centre innovates its training facilities

Mr. Eyal Kapuza and Sgt. Ruud ter Linden, working for the Dutch Defense CBRN Centre, offer a detailed view of the Dutch Army efforts to...

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