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FACTSHEET | May 6, 2018

Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Centre of Excellence (JCBRN COE)

Vyskov, Czech Republic

The JCBRN Defense 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 Defense advice
  • Support of CBRN Defense Education, Training and Exercises


JCBRN Defense COE Mission and Tasks:

  • CBRN Concept and Doctrine Development
  • Capabilities Development and Defense Planning
  • Experimentation support
  • Training, Exercise and Education
  • CBRN Lesson Learned, Evaluation and Analysis
  • CBRN Operation support
  • CBRN Modeling and Simulation
  • CBRN knowledge distribution to NATO community
  • COE organized Courses, Workshops and Conferences
  • Support others COEs and mutual cooperation among COEs
  • Support the NATO Ballistic Missile Defense
  • Support Partners in CBRN Defense on request
  • Cooperation with EU

USANATO Support Unit:




Supporting Garrison:

US Army Garrison (USAG) Bavaria [External Link]

NATO Organizations:

 Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Centre of Excellence [External Link]


JCBRN Welcome Packet:

JCBRN Welcome Packet