CBRN Defense

Minimizing the impacts and effects of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) events through detection, recognition, and technological initiatives.

Recent Inquiries

Military Working Dog CBRN Protection and Medical Countermeasures

In working dogs, what modifications need to be considered for the current deployable force packages/Defense CBRN Response Force military working dog component?

Chemical Detection Using Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR)

Is there any current technology being developed to detect chemicals using SWIR in a real-time application?

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recommendations for Cleanup of Destroyed Vehicles

Can you provide PPE recommendations for cleanup of burned U.S. military vehicles after testing? What are the hazards with cleanup, and what materials need to be removed from the vehicles after fire and explosive ordnance damage?


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Advanced Electromagnetic Induction Systems

This presentation will discuss advanced electromagnetic induction (EMI) sensing systems and models that have been developed over two decades for the detection and identification of subsurface hazardous targets. First, the basics of the advanced EMI…

Introduction to the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC)

The mission of the IMAAC is to provide a single point for the coordination and dissemination of federal dispersion modeling and hazard prediction products that represent the federal position during actual or potential incidents involving…

The Tyranny of Distance in Homeland Defense: Weapons of Mass Destruction Response in the Pacific Territories

The United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) covers nearly half of the Earth’s surface, stretching from the western border of India to the West Coast of the United States and from Antarctica to the North Pole….


Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium

The 11th Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium will convene senior-level experts from key organizations across the government and military for a ‘Town-Hall’ type forum to discuss continued efforts and initiatives of the chemical,…

Micro Radiation Emergency Medicine (MicroREM)

This virtual course is an abridged version of REAC/TS’ Radiation Emergency Medicine (REM) class. It focuses on the fundamentals of medical care and management of patients involved in radiological or nuclear incidents. Topics include basic…

Radiation Emergency Medicine Training Course

The three-day Radiation Emergency Medicine course, presented by REAC/TS as part of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, emphasizes the practical aspects of initial management of irradiated and/or contaminated patients through lectures and…