Accession Number:

ADP013372

Title:

Meeting the Chemical Biological and Radiological (CBR) Threat: Sydney Olympic Games - 2000

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOINT CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL RESPONSE SQUADRON SYDNEY (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The Joint incident Response Unit JIRU was given the specialist mission of reducing the hazard of Chemical Biological Radiological CBR and Explosive threats to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The primary responsibility of reducing the CBR terrorist threat rested with the CBR Response Squadron CBRR Sqn. The CBRR Sqn was primarily focused on supporting the New South Wales Police, however this support also included coverage of all other Australian cities that hosted Olympic events as well as supporting a hostage recovery incident should a CBR threat develop.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE