Multi-Service Doctrine for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Operations
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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This publication provides tactical-level commanders and staffs with keystone doctrine for operations to prevent, counter, defend, and mitigate the entire range of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear CBRN threats, hazards, and effects including support to combating weapons of mass destruction CWMD activities in all operational environments. It addresses operational concepts, principles, fundamentals, planning, operational considerations, and training and support functions. This publication serves as a foundation for developing multi-Service and Service-specific manuals, standing operating procedures, and response standards and for refining existing training support packages, mission training plans, training center and unit exercises, and Service school curricula. It drives the examination of organizations and materiel developments applicable to the military support of CBRN operations. At a minimum, this manual Serves as the overarching and integrating doctrinal bridge to all supporting CBRN multi-Service tactics, techniques, and procedures MTTP publications and their application in support of CWMD at the tactical level. Provides a link between CBRN operations multi-Service doctrine and the appropriate joint doctrine, namely JP 3-11, JP 3-40, and JP 3-41. Provides a reference summary of relevant strategic and operational guidance for CWMD contained within national security and national military policy, strategy, and treaties. Introduces and summarizes the challenges associated with global CBRN threats and hazards.
- Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
- Unconventional Warfare