NATO Exercise Precise Response 17 Ongoing in Canada
A soldier from Denmark searches an area for a possible biological agent.
Jul 20, 2017
The 14th edition of Exercise Precise Response is ongoing
and will run through July 28 and is being held at Canadian Forces Base Suffield
Over 400 participants from 11 NATO and Partner countries are
taking part in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear exercise.
Hosted by the Canadian Armed Forces the exercise goal is to
test the skills and interoperability of the CBRN specialists in a real time
environment with live agents.
Missions throughout the exercise include assessing hazards
in multiple compounds, mitigating explosive threats and collecting samples for
Part of the larger Alliance’s Defence Against
Terrorism Programme of Work whose goal is to develop new cutting edge
technologies and capabilities to protect troops and civilians against terrorist