Filipino Soldiers Attended Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Training

Published on April 2, 2018 by

The Hawaii Army National Guard recently played host to a joint, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) exchange at its Regional Training Institute in Waimanalo.

During the exchange, representatives from the Active Duty Army, assigned to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, along with a Navy representative from the Armed Forces Radio Biology Institute, and members of the Washington National Guard’s 10th Civil Support Team, briefed military members from Japan, Thailand, and the Philippines, along with Active Duty Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division on best practices of working in a possible contaminated environment. The participants also gained hands-on experience conducting sweeps to detect nuclear contamination, and with emerging technologies in detection and identification.

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