THE WORLDWIDE NBC THREAT
This lesson describes NBC weapons; gives an overview of regional NBC capabilities; and discusses
how these weapons are used on the battlefield and how they threaten our conduct of military
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Discuss World-Wide NBC Threat.
Given information about NBC Weapons, regional NBC capabilities, how the weapons
are used, and how they threaten our conduct of military operations.
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledge by responding to the
multiple-choice test covering NBC Weapons, regional NBC capabilities, weapons
use, and their threat.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following publications:
TRADOC, Global Threat Overviews; FBIS Proliferation Issues; DIA Publications on
various states CIA Briefings.
Special Inquiry into the Chemical and Biological Threat, House Committee on Armed
Services, Countering the Chemical and Biological Weapons Threat in the Post-
Soviet World, 23 Feb 95.
DOD, Former Yugoslavia Handbook,
DOD-2600-6408-93, Unclassified, no date.
DIA, Soviet Biological Warfare Threat,
DST-161-F-057-86, 1986 Unclassified.
DIA, Soviet Chemical Weapons Threat,
DST-1620F-051-85, Unclassified, 1985.
DA, The Soviet Army: Operations and Tactics,
FM 100-2-1, 16 July 1984, Unclassified.