CPT Radim Zahradníček Dipl. Eng.
Future Forces Forum Future Forces Exhibition 2016 CBRN Workshop 2016
NBC Defence Institute, University of Defence
Capabilities of Chemical Units Supporting CBRN Consequence Management Operations
Co-presentation with LTC Pavel OTŘÍSAL
Recovering from chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) event is a primary goal of operations, which are termed "CBRN consequence management". Not only restoration of essential combat capability of troops but also civil support to affected people is a current approach to the topic in North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Based on CBRN units´ operational experience, the article offers systematic view on capability areas necessary to conduct CBRN consequence management operations. The article provides discussion on CBRN capabilities and its relation to civil-military interaction.
- 2004 – 2009 - University of Defence, specialization „Commander of Chemical Troops“, master degree
- 2012 – present - University of Defence, doctoral study program „Military Management“, currently studying
- Various professional courses: B-agents and Bioterrorism, Peace Support Operations Planning, CBRN First Responders Trainers, Combat Lifesaver, Personnel Recovery / S.E.R.E., CBRN Units Evaluators
- 2008 – 2013 - 312th CBRN Defence Battalion, command positions on platoon and company level
- 2009 - deployment to operation ISAF in Afghanistan, deputy commander of CBRN Light Recce Unit
- 2011 - deployment to operation ISAF in Afghanistan, CBRN Warning and Reporting specialist
- 2013 – 2014 - 31st CBRN Defence Regiment, operations section, CBRN staff officer
- 2013 – deployment to Jordan, Mobile Training Team, CBRN Defence Lecturer
- 2014 – present - NBC Defence Institute, Senior Lecturer