From the laboratory to the field

Protecting warfighters and first responders

NSRI’s AHRT is the only program combining the best CWMD academic research in the nation with the strength of seasoned CBRNE industry talent. NSRI’s AHRT team can design almost any program around specific mission requirements and objectives, to custom-fit your training needs.

Who should attend?

  • Government agencies
  • Law enforcement
  • Public health personnel
  • First responders

"These types of exercises help us prepare for emergencies, identify our effectiveness during crises and evaluate our preparedness for different tactical and disaster scenarios. Any time that you can test your emergency preparedness and asset coordination based on realistic scenarios is a plus."
City Government Client

"Being able to collaborate, plan and execute such a large-scale event in the Los Angeles area is no easy task; despite this, the NSRI team was able to craft an event that challenged each agency's approach to a WMD incident, highlighting the fact that the 9th CST is ready, willing and able to conduct complex entry and sampling operations in support of local, state and federal response partners."
US Government Client

"If and when a disaster happens, instead of who are you, it’s how are you, when you show up to a scene.  So we know how fire operates, we know how police operates, we know everyone’s response style and we know how to better prepare."
US Government Client

"Everything is situational and one size never fits all. The variety of threats and constantly changing environments are why this type of multi-jurisdictional, multi-location training and exercising is crucial. It needs to be done routinely, due to ever-changing threats and evolving tactics and technologies."
US Government Client

"You will always find things that worked well and things that need to be improved upon.  The NSRI staff, who are highly knowledgeable of hazardous materials, police tactics and the Incident Command System (ICS) were a great benefit in developing a realistic scenario around very specific hazards that we need to prepare for.  The AHRT team enabled all agencies to improve efficiencies in their decision making processes when local, federal, state and private agencies are involved."
City Government Client


State & Federal agencies

Delivering real-world scenarios designed to improve communication and cooperation between a responding agency and federal entities.


Yearly attendees


Competency programs

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Improve the preparedness of your first responders with precision counter-WMD exercises tailored to your environment.

Customized exercises and training scenarios delivered across nationwide & international sites inside real-world operational facilities, orchestrated by a cadre of subject matter experts.

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