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Last Date Updated24/Mar/2022 17:46
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineWeapons of Mass Destruction / CBRN Defence (WMD)
AreaWeapons of Mass Destruction (MD)
Depth of knowledge Level200 - Intermediate
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeWMD-MD-21179
Course TitleNATO Officer CBRN Defence Policy Course
ETF Course CodeN3-73
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionTo enable students to identify the current NATO Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and CBRN threat and risk assessments, mitigation measures to lessen the risk posed by WMD/CBRN threats, management of the consequences of CBRN incidents, implications of CBRN hazards on all operations, and the respective NATO CBRN defence policies, concepts, doctrines and procedures.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. WMD/CBRN Threats: Given references, the student will describe the key strategic and potential WMD/CBRN threats to NATO and the Alliance will face in the future. 2. NATO’S COMPREHENSIVE WMD/CBRN POLICY: Given references, the student will explain principles of NATO’s current strategic-level WMD Non-Proliferation and CBRN Defence guidlines and directives. 3. NATO CBRN DEFENCE CONCEPTS & DOCTRINE: Given references, the student will explain NATO CBRN doctrine and defence initiatives in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy. 4. NATO’S CBRN DEFENCE ORGANISATION: Given references, the student will explain NATO’s CBRN staff structure and the respective responsibilities of entities dealing with WMD/CBRN threats and hazards. 5. NATO CBRN DEFENCE PLANNING AND CAPABILITY SHORTFALLS: Given references, the student will explain NATO’s CBRN Defence Planning Process (NDPP), identify CBRN defence requirements, capability gaps, shortfalls and respective mitigation measures.
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Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2011
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2027
Course Duration (in days)5.0

Security ClearanceNS: NATO SECRET
Training AudienceN: NATO Nations Only
ePrime Reference NumberACT.438

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)550.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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