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NATO Allies practise responding to biochemical threats during Exercise Yellow Cross 20 in the Czech Republic

10 Nov 2020 12:48

Synopsis

Exercise Yellow Cross 20, hosted by the Czech Republic, helped NATO Allies practise responding to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) threats. Held from 12-20 October near Liberec, Czech Republic, the exercise gathered six NATO Allies – Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia and Spain – to train in detecting and responding to CBRN attacks, including the decontamination of Allied soldiers and materiel. During the exercise, soldiers undertook precautions against COVID-19 by social distancing and wearing masks. Footage includes shots of Czech CBRN specialists responding to a simulated chemical attack in protective gear.

Teaser

Exercise Yellow Cross 20, hosted by the Czech Republic, helped NATO Allies practise responding to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) threats.

Transcript

1. (00:00) VARIOUS SHOTS – CZECH SOLDIERS IN PROTECTIVE GEAR USING INSTRUMENTS TO ASSESS CHEMICAL MUNITIONS 2. (00:33) VARIOUS SHOTS – CZECH SOLDIERS TESTING A SIMULATED CASUALTY FOR CBRN CONTAMINATION ###

Media tags

Reference
NATO824933
Date filming
20 Oct 2020 12:00
End date filming
22 Oct 2020 12:00
Location
near Liberec, Czech Republic
Country
Czech Republic
Usage rights
Footage courtesy of the Czech Republic Ministry of Defence. This media asset is free for editorial broadcast, print, online and radio use. It is restricted for use for other purposes.
Type
B-roll