To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Portuguese Army seeks to enhance CBRN capacities

4th August 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London


In order to maintain its readiness against CBRN threats, the Portuguese Army has defined its short-, medium- and long-term priorities for the development and acquisition of CBRN equipment, systems and technology.

Army spokesperson Lt Col Ana Silva confirmed to Shephard that the army is focusing in the short term on purchasing equipment for the CBRN Defence Company (CDefNBQR) and the Military Laboratory Unit for Biological and Chemical Defence (UMLDBQ).

However, the army did not disclose details about the budget of these and other CBRN-related acquisition and development programmes.

In terms of the CDefNBQR, the Portuguese Army intends to strengthen its capacity

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

Read full bio

Share to