The chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense sector in Brazil has received great attention in recent years. The rise of CBRN, to a level of great importance, was due to events that have occurred within the last decade. Brazil hosting the Pan-American Games, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio brought many heads of state and other VIPs to the country at one time. This not only tested the capacities, but also enhanced the knowledge of the Brazilian Armed Forces along with many other specialized agencies, ministries, first responders and healthcare professionals, on CBRN defense.

Read the full country profile written by Col. Chamon Malizia De Lamare, of the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, in the Magazine