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FAMILY OF CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR DEFENSE SYSTEMS (FCBRNS)

Description

The FCBRNS sustains the CBRN Defense protection, detection, and decontamination equipment needed for the Marine Corps to train for and operate in a CBRN environment.

Operational Impact

FCBRNS provides the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) and with critical equipment necessary to conduct operations in a CBRN environment.

Program Status

The CBRNS is comprised of over twenty Table of Authorized Materiel Control Numbers (TAMCNs) managed under a single family. FCBRNS is a Family of Systems in Operations and Sustainment. FCBRN RDT&E and initial fielding of systems is conducted with the Joint Chem/Bio Defense Program. Approved capability enhancements offset deficiencies due to fair wear and tear and shelf life expiration.

Developer/Manufacturer:

Multiple manufacturers support the Family of CBRN Systems

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