India Threat of CBRN weapons a reality now: Army Chief

17:08  12 january  2018
17:08  12 january  2018 Source:   Asian News International

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Reacting on concerns over the use of Chemical , Biological , Radiological and Nuclear ( CBRN ) weapons the Army chief said, “The threat of the use of CBRN weapons is indeed becoming a reality , particularly as a threat from non-state actors.

NEW DELHI: Army chief Bipin Rawat today said the threat of the use of Chemical , Biological , Radiological and Nuclear weapons , collectively termed as CBRN , was becoming a " reality ", particularly from "non-state actors".

The threat of the use of CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) weapons have become a reality, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday.

"The threat of the use of CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) weapons is indeed becoming a reality particularly from the non-state actors. Use of CBRN weapons could jeopardise life health property and commerce, and then take a long time to recover," Rawat said at the DRDO Bhawan here.

  Threat of CBRN weapons a reality now: Army Chief © Getty Images

The Army Chief also warned that potential adversaries may seek to counter India's conventional military superiority using less expensive and more attainable asymmetrical means.

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New Delhi [India], Jan 12 (ANI): The threat of the use of CBRN ( Chemical , Biological , Radiological and Nuclear ) weapons have become a reality , Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday. "The threat of the use of CBRN ( Chemical , Biological , Radiological and Nuclear )

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Army chief Bipin Rawat today said the threat of the use of Chemical , Biological , Radiological and Nuclear weapons , collectively termed as CBRN , was becoming a “ reality ”, particularly from “non-state actors”.

To combat the hazardous weapons, Rawat suggested to "develop protection technologies, equipment and systems, and impart training to our soldiers."

" I am sure that DRDO's long term perspective plan in conjunction and integrated perspective plan of the services must have encompassed the development of mitigation of technologies against such CBRN threats," he added.

The Army Chief was inaugurating a DRDO workshop and exhibition of CBRN defence technologies. 

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