The Allied Command Transformation organized the Strategic Foresight Analysis (SFA) and Framework for Future Alliance Operations (FFAO) joint workshop at the Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) in Bydgoszcz, Poland 26-30 September 2016. JCBRN Defence CoE representatives from the Transformation Support Department have supported the workshop from its inception.
As well as in the last year, the JCBRN Defence COE representatives took part in an annual multinational exercise “Toxic Valley 2016” (TOVY 2016). This two weeks exercise is organized by the Slovak Armed Forces in the CBRN Training and Testing Centre located in Zemianske Kostolany. The aim of this exercise is to train and evaluate Sampling and Identification of Chemical Warfare Agents/Toxic Industrial Materials (SICA) capabilities in accordance with new NATO publication AEP-66.
Over 200 attendees from 7 countries (BEL, CAN, CZE, DEU, FRA, UK, USA) participated in the NATO multinational exercise Clean Care 2016 that was conducted at the military training area Tisá from 19-23 September 2016. This cross-disciplinary CBRN and Medical training event was aimed at NATO interoperability at a tactical level, in order to provide CBRN medical support including the management of any casualty in a CBRN environment from point of exposure through to a Role 2 Medical Treatment Facility.