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Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Specialist

Definition/Scope: A Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Specialist, CBRN, will plan, employ, and coordinate CBRN defense systems in support of joint and combined arms opertations including CBRN reconnaissance systems, biological agent detection systems (BIDS), obscurant systems, CBRN decontamination systems, and other CBRN hazard detection and warning systems. CBRN Specialists also coordinate assets and efforts for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) force protection programs, CBRN defense support to civil authorities, CBRN vulnerability analysis, CBRN sensitive site assessment/exploitation, WMD elimination, technical escort operation, CBRN reconnaissance, and CBRN decontamination.


CBRN Specialist

Broader Terms:

100th Division (Operational Support)
CBRN operations
Fort Leonard Wood

Narrower Terms:

chemical warfare

Related Terms:

basic unit training

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