Brazil participates in the 16th International Conference on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense

Sidney (Australia) – Brazilian military personnel from the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense System (CBRN) participated in the 16th Annual International CBRN Commands and Commandants Conference (I3C) of CBRN Defense/US Army/NATO, in the city of Sidney – Australia, between September 26 and 30.

It is the first time Brazil is invited to participate in the Conference. The Chief of the CBRN Section of the Employment Headquarters of the Land Operations Command and the Commander of the 1st CBRN Battalion, specialists in the area, represented the country in the exchange with members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the United States of America.

The exchange was important for Brazil to strengthen international ties and gain valuable knowledge through cross-sharing of operational and tactical experiences, techniques and procedures in the mitigation of evolving chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. Participating nations also shared their incident response structure and multi-agency coordination during an attack or incident with these types of agents.

Source: Land Operations Command

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