Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Centre of Excellence

An Accredited NATO Military Body
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About JCBRN Defence COE

The JCBRN Defence COE is a NATO military body and multi-nationally sponsored organization which offers recognized expertise and experience to the benefit of the Alliance and other partners. Its activities are focused on NATO Transformation process, Operational Support by providing a CBRN Defence advice and Support of CBRN Defence Education, Training and Exercises.

Mission Statement

Our Centre assists NATO, Participants and Partners by supporting NATO’s capability development process, mission effectiveness, interoperability, and transformation by providing comprehensive and timely expertise and experience on CBRN Defence.

Vision

The JCBRN Defence COE is and will continue to be the Centre of Gravity for all CBRN Defence related issues within the Alliance, and a focal point for cooperation in CBRN Defence with NATO Partners.

Who We Are

The Centre combines skills and expertise from more than 70 personnel from fourteen nations in the areas of CBRN Concept and Doctrine, Capabilities Development, Defence Planning, Experimentation, Training, Exercises, Education, Lessons Learned, Reachback, Modelling, Simulation and Operations Planning Support; acts as NATO Department Head for WMD/ CBRND Training and Education; and forms the core of the NATO CBRN Reachback capability. We are also expanding our reach-out beyond purely military focus to civil-military, European Union and other international organizations and industries co-operation.

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Upcoming Events

The Second Annual JCBRN Defence COE Conference 2020

  • POSTPONED - New dates are 4 - 6 October 2021, Prague, Czech Republic

CBRNe Summit Europe 2020

  • POSTPONED - New dates are 27 - 29 April 2021, Brno, Czech Republic

Training Courses

CBRN Analysis Users Workshop 2021

  • 02 - 03 March 2021 (enroll till 19 January 2020)

NATO CBRN Defence Evaluators - Pilot Course 2021

  • 19 - 23 April 2021 (enroll till 08 March 2021)

METT Greece: International Radiological and Nuclear Training for Emergency Response (I-RAD) Basic Course 2021

  • 10 - 14 May 2021 (enroll till 29 March 2021)

Training for First Responders to the CBRN Incidents

  • 24 - 28 May 2021 (enroll till 12 April 2021)

Introduction to NATO WMD Disablement Course 2021

  • 07 - 11 June 2021 (enroll till 26 April 2021)

METT Austria: International Radiological and Nuclear Training for Emergency Response (I-RAD) Advanced Course 2021

  • 12 - 16 July 2021 (enroll till 01 June 2021)

CBRN Warning and Reporting Centre Management - Pilot Course 2021

  • 07 - 09 September 2021 (enroll till 27 July 2021)

Live Agent Training Course 2021

  • 18 - 22 October 2021 (enroll till 18 June 2021)

CBRN Consequence Management - Pilot Course 2021

  • 22 - 26 November 2021 (enroll till 12 October 2021)