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FM 3-11.3
MCRP 3-37.2A
NTTP 3-11.25
AFTTP(I) 3-2.56


FIELD MANUAL NO. 3-11.3
Headquarters
Department of the Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
United States Air Force
Washington, DC, 30 April 2009

FM 3-11.3

Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, And Procedures For Chemical, Biological, Radiological, And Nuclear Contamination Avoidance

DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.


Preface

1. Scope

This multiservice operations publication provides tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for conducting chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) avoidance. This document presents comprehensive TTP for passive and active avoidance measures. Users of this manual will be CBRN staff officers, CBRN noncommissioned officers (NCOs), non-CBRN personnel performing collateral duties as an additional duty CBRN officer or NCO, commanders and staff at the tactical through strategic levels, and civilian agencies.

2. Purpose

The purpose of this publication is to provide commanders, staffs, key agencies, and service members with a key reference for planning and conducting CBRN avoidance. It provides the tools for CBRN defense personnel to implement active and passive CBRN avoidance measures and supports the decision-making process. It also serves as a key source document for refining existing training support packages, training center exercises, and service school curricula.

3. Application

This publication is designed for use at the operational and tactical levels, but has implications at the strategic level in the implementation of Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 2103/Allied Tactical Publication 45C (ATP-45C) and NATO STANAG 2104, Friendly Nuclear Strike Warning (STRIKWARN), May 2003. It will support command staff planning in preparing for and conducting CBRN avoidance operations. It also provides guidance to unit leaders and personnel for implementing CBRN avoidance TTP.

4. Implementation Plan

Participating service command offices of primary responsibility (OPRs) will review this publication, validate the information, and reference and incorporate it into service and command manuals, regulations, and curricula as follows:

Army. The United States Army (USA) will incorporate the procedures in this publication in USA training and doctrinal publications as directed by the Commander, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). Distribution is according to Department of the Army (DA) Form 12-99-R (Initial Distribution Requirements for Publications).

Marine Corps. The United States Marine Corps (USMC) will incorporate the procedures in this publication in training and doctrinal publications as directed by the Commanding General (CG), United States (U.S.) Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC). Distribution is according to the USMC publications distribution system.

Navy. The United States Navy (USN) will incorporate the procedures in this publication in training and doctrinal publications as directed by the Commander, NavyWarfare Development Command (NWDC).

Air Force. The United States Air Force (USAF) will validate and incorporate appropriate procedures according to applicable governing directives. It will develop and implement this and other nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) multiservice tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) publications through a series of USAF manuals providing service-specific TTP. Distribution is according to the USAF publication distribution system.

5. User Information

a. The United States Army Chemical School (USACMLS) developed this publication with the joint participation of the approving service commands.

b. We encourage recommended changes for improving this publication. Please reference the specific page and paragraph, and provide a rationale for each recommendation.

Air Force. The United States Air Force (USAF) will validate and incorporate appropriate procedures according to applicable governing directives. It will develop and implement this and other nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) multiservice tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) publications through a series of USAF manuals providing service-specific TTP. Distribution is according to the USAF publication distribution system.

Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns and pronouns do not refer exclusively to men.

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