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Threat of CBRN weapons a reality now: Army Chief

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The threat of the use of CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) weapons have become a reality, General Bipin 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," said at the DRDO Bhawan here.

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

To combat the hazardous weapons, 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 was inaugurating a DRDO workshop and exhibition of

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 13:00 IST
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