ABSTRACT

Counter Terrorism Operations Support (CTOS) Overview   [open pdf - 479KB]

This document presents background and operational information on the Counter Terrorism Operations Support program offered at the Nevada Test Site. The training programs offered are for first responders. Courses include: WMD Radiological/Nuclear Awareness, WMD Radiological Nuclear Responder Operations, Personal Radiation Detector, and other nuclear and radiological training courses for trainers and trainees. "This training prepares the responders to take immediate, decisive action to prevent or mitigate terrorist use of radiological or nuclear weapons of mass destruction (WMD), such as Improvised Nuclear Devices (INDs) and Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs of 'dirty bombs')." Live agent training is included in most courses, and the document offers registration contact information for those interested. A pictorial layout of the exercise site is also included.

Report Number:
DOE/NV--1252-REV1
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Date:
2008-07
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Government Printing Office, Permanent Public Access: http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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