UAE Chemical Defense Corps takes part in live-agent training

Members of the Chemical Defense Corps of the United Arab Emirates Take part in a detection exercise. | Courtesy of Hotzone Solutions
Hotzone Solutions (HZS) announced Monday that it guided members of the United Arab Emirates' Chemical Defense Corps during live-agent training in the Czech Republic.

The training consisted of exercises including decontamination of animal skin, operational decontamination, agent transfers and detection practices that ranged in difficulty and complexity. During the exercise there were also demonstration stations to show agent reactivity, viscocity, miscibility and their appearances.

The course was carried out based on minimum standards for live-agent training established by NATO.
HZS states that the training is adapted to better serve a role-oriented approach for participants. According to the company, this kind of training helps to ensure hands-on experience with chemical agents and how to best manage them, allowing participants to learn and to gain confidence in their work as chemical defense specialists for their respective countries.

HZS specializes in international training and consultation in the area of defense and countermeasures against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats for military, emergency response and law enforcement agencies around the globe. The company is headed by former members of military and civilian organizations including the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission, and the United Nations Special Commission. 

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