Based on the cooperation between United States Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), JCBRN Defence COE and NBC Defence Institute of University of Defence (UNOB) was successfully conducted another “International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response” (I-RAPTER)basic course during the period 19th – 22nd May 2014.
On 15th May 2014, Colonel Fausto Vignola, the Director of the Stability Policing Centre of Excellence (NATO SP COE) in Vicenza, Italy, visited the JCBRN Defence COE. The main aim of the visit was to share our experience with the COE development, given that NATO SP COE is still under development and is expected to be fully operational in the first months of 2015.
Brigadier General Matthew L. Brand, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Policy, Headquarters Supreme Allied Command Transformation of NATO visited the JCBRN Defence COE.
On 13th May 2014 the, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Policy, Headquarters Supreme Allied Command Transformation of NATO and his military assistant Commander Stephan Annighoefer visited the JCBRN Defence Centre of Excellence (COE). Brigadier General Brand is the SACT flag officer champion of the JCBRN Defence COE and this was his first visit to the COE.