CBRNE agent


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CBRNE agent

Any chemical, biological, radiologic, nuclear, or explosive agent that may be used as a weapon in military or terrorist activities.
See also: agent
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Contaminated casualty management is complicated; casualties must be evaluated and possibly treated and evacuated while contaminated with a deadly CBRNE agent. Decontamination must be conducted quickly to save lives.
'We must be prepared to face this kind of situation in the future,' he said after the launching of a book on 'Proof and Prosecution' and a handbook on criminal investigation involving CBRNE agents, here, today.
Situated in a high-conflict region, Israel is threatened by the use of CBRNe agents from both state actors and terrorist organisations.