The Joint Modernization Command conducted media day at the on Yakima Training Center on April 30.

JMC leadership introduced the media to Joint Warfighter Assessment 19, which is the U.S. Army’s largest annual joint-multinational live exercise in which the U.S. military and partner nations assess 28 future warfighting concepts, capabilities and formations in a large-scale and realistic battlefield exercise.

The U.S. Army also unveiled during live exercise the concept of a newest unmanned Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (NBCRV) that designed to provide nuclear, biological and chemical detection and surveillance for battlefield hazard visualization.

For soldiers entering into a combat zone, there is always the fear of the unknown. An enemy could have employed dangerous chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapons on the battlefield, and soldiers might not find out until it’s too late.

To help alleviate some of this worry, Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN) Soldiers investigate potential CBRN threats at close range from a slow-moving or completely stopped vehicle, sometimes directly exposing the vehicle to the threat in order to conduct sampling and often creating an easy target for the enemy.

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