How NATO responds to the new CBRN threats

How NATO responds to the new CBRN threats

CBRN threats are back to the forefront of international attention, following chemical attacks by both State and non-State actors in Syria, the Salisbury Novichok poisonings and the disruption caused by the two ricin terror plots in Germany and France in 2018. Ahead of this year’s CBRN Summit, Defence IQ gained some exclusive insight from key speaker Lieutenant Colonel Bernd Allert, Chief Doctrine & Terminology Section, NATO Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence

Download the interview now and gain Lieutenant Colonel Allert’s exclusive insight on the following questions:

  • Evidently, CBRN threats are becoming increasingly diverse and challenging, please could you highlight the main challenges currently facing NATO members in relations to emerging security threats?
  • As mentioned above, CBRN threats are becoming increasingly diverse in nature, how would you rate NATO’s current capability for responding to CBRN threats?
  • International interoperability is key to coordinating an effective response to a CBRN incident. Please could you highlight the JCBRN Defence COE role in supporting NATO partners with CBRN Subject Matter Expertise and could you share lessons learned from recent incidents or exercises?
  • You will discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction WMD) disablement at the Geneva CBRN conference, please could you provide a short insight before the conference on the challenges and work being conducted regarding WMD Disablement?

Key benefits of downloading the interview:

  • Understand how the NATO Join CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence helps NATO improve its response capability to CBRN threats
  • Learn more about how NATO members prepare to meet current requirements specific to CBRN threats
  • Gain insight into the need for cooperation between military and civilian capabilities to conduct WMD disablement 

Lieutenant Colonel Allert will be attending this year’s CBRN Summit and will discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction disablement. To view who will join him on the speaker panel, you can view the agenda here



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