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The leading journal for CBRN defence, countermeasures and analysis of threats worldwide.

Chemical, Biological & Nuclear Warfare (CBNW) is a twice-yearly journal dealing with the full range of measures against CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Weapons and Explosives). It is published by React Media each winter and summer in print and online.

CBNW brings you in-depth articles by internationally recognised experts and the latest breakthroughs by companies and defence departments in new CBRN defence countermeasures. In-depth analysis of CBRNE threats and up-to-date accounts of the technologies, responses, training, and policies to counter these threats make CBNW a world leader in this expanding and rapidly changing field.

Edited by leading CBRNE analyst and author Andy Oppenheimer AIExpE MIABTI, CBNW is distributed free to defence ministers, procurement officers and first-responder officials worldwide, and at all major defence, CBRN and security trade shows.

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CBNW 2018In our January 2018 edition we home in on rapid response. Ed Gummow rolls out a UGV platform on our transport network. David Oliver visits the London Fire Brigade. Brig Gen Xavier Stewart assesses the CBRN threat from North Korea. Col Hamish de Bretton Gordon reports from the Middle East on the rising chemical weapons threat, with Andy Oppenheimer adding improvised chemical devices to the mix. Our Country Focus takes us to Italy for CBRN training with the Italian Red Cross and the 7th NBC Defence Regiment. Col Ram Athavale sounds the alarm on crisis communications, Grant Coffey asks if we are taking chances with CBRNE response, and Dee Ruelas tells us to duck and cover – again.

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CBNW Xplosive journal analyses the multiple military and civilian threats caused by the deployment of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and explosives, and presents the evolving countermeasures to deal with them: the latest breakthroughs in equipment and training by companies and first-responder units, and the challenges faced, met and overcome by EOD (Explosives Ordnance Disposal) technicians. Edited by Andy Oppenheimer AIExpE MIABTI, articles by counter-terrorist and counter-IED experts, EOD technicians and trainers, first-responder officials, high-ranking military officials, and inventors and developers of EOD equipment make CBNW Xplosive an invaluable resource in this ever-changing field.