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Last Date Updated15/Jul/2022 8:55
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineWeapons of Mass Destruction / CBRN Defence (WMD)
AreaChemical, Bio and Rad (CD)
Depth of knowledge Level200 - Intermediate
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeWMD-CD-21384
Course TitleNATO Biological Warfare Defence Awareness Course
ETF Course CodeM3-81
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionTo provide students with extensive knowledge of current and emerging biological warfare hazards, risks, threats and implications for Medical Countermeasures within the context of NATO Biological Defence Policy and capabilities.
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. Explain Biological Defence Fundamentals: Given references, the student will explain the NATO CBRN defence policy and its organizational structure in accordance with NATO doctrine and standardization agreements. 2. Describe Biological Warfare Risks, Hazards, and Threats: Given references, the student will describe the characteristics, effects and impacts of biological weapons and agents on operations in accordance with NATO doctrine and standardization agreements. 3. Demonstrate NATO Biological Defence Components: Given references, the student will illustrate the components and capabilities of CBRN Defence to defeat or mitigate the threat of biological warfare agents or events in accordance with NATO doctrine and standardization agreements.
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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

Training AudienceM: NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved
ePrime Reference NumberACT.440

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

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