Decontamination operationa capabilities are determined by agent nature that has carried out the CBRNe incident. The different nature of the radiological agents, biological or chemical, determine the different composition and capacities with which the different Decontamination Agents must count.
Main categories of CBRN agents:
- Biological Agents: Bacteria, Toxins and Viruses
- Radiological Agents
- Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs): Incapacitating agents, Nerve agents, Blood agents, Blister agents and Choking agents.
- Industrial Toxic Chemical Agents (TICs)