Army personnel complete Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) training

20 June 2019 - 190   - 0

The Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering at Embilipitiya as a supportive follow-up of the 7th Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) concluded its second Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Course recently.

 The course aims to train stakeholders  to respond as early as possible in the event of any chemical attack or any accident since CBRN incidents across the world are posing a threat.

The final Exercise of the CBRN Course No-2 ‘Ex-Sahayogaya’  conducted this month in the presence of a large gathering emphasized the importance of trying to minimize the lethal effect and the number of casualties in a hazardous situation. The second course was attended by 14 Officers and 21

Earlier, the first CBRN Advanced Course was conducted at the Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering at Embilipitiya during 27 March - 1 May 2019.

The concluding ceremony of the Course with an elaborate mock demonstration of a  CBRN response and quick deployment in an emergency attracted the attention of the invitees to the ceremony.

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council, Marine Environment Protection Authority, 1990 Suwaseriya Ambulance Service, Navy CBRN Response Team and Special Task Force, Training School Instructors who supported the project were also present during the ceremony.

The Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering (SLSME) with the co-operation of the 14 CBRN Response Regiment SLE organized the event. The exercise was held at the Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering premises with the participation of 14 Officers and 20 Other Ranks of CBRN Advance Course under guidance of Indian CBRN Mobile Training Team.












  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment

Top Stories

Chinese delegation arrives in Sri Lanka for three-day visit

A 17-member high-level Chinese state delegation arrived in the country for a three-day official visit today (Sept 17). The delegation had t...

17 September 2019 - Views : 66

UNP Constitution should not be violated if named as Presidential candidate - Speaker

17 September 2019

Court orders voice test for 'Kanjipaani Imran'

17 September 2019

UPDATE: Baddegama PS Chairman granted bail over assault incident

17 September 2019



Features & Analysis

Girls' semi-finals of the Inter-school Shakespeare Drama competition gets underway

The first day of the semi-finals of the girls' schools at the 46th Inter-School Shakespeare Drama Competitio...

Darshani Arulanandam's tribute performance to poet Subramanya Bharathi

The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be Organizing an evening of Bha...

Otara among 25 chosen personalities to name endangered baby gorillas in Rwanda

Sri Lankan entrepreneur, Otara Gunewardene was invited by the Rwandan Government as an honorary guest to name a ...

Environmentalists, conservationists gather for tropical biodiversity conference in Sri Lanka

The 12th Asia-Pacific Chapter Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) got underw...