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what does NBC stand for?
nuclear, biological and chemical
what does CBR stand for?
chemical, biological and radiological
what does the term NBC environment include?
A deliberate or accidental employment or threat of NBC weapons attack with other CBR materials, including toxic industrial materials.
what is chemical warfare?
the employment of chemical agents that are intended for use in military operations to kill, seriously injure, or incapacitate personal due to their physiological effect.
what are the types of chemical agents and how many are there?

there are 4 chemical agents: nerve, blister, blood, and choking agents.



what do nerve agents do?
liquid casualty agents that disrupt never impulses to the body while damaging body functions rather than tissue.
what are some examples of nerve agents?
Sarin(GB), Tabun(GA), SOMAN(GD), and VX
what do blister agents do?
liquid of solid causality agents that can cause inflammation, blisters, and general destruction of tissues which often results in temporary blindness and or death.
what are some examples of blister agents?
distilled mustard(HD), Lewisite(L), Phosgene Oxime(CX), and Levinstein Mustard(HL)