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CBRNE Defense

For more than 70 years – beginning with our involvement in the Manhattan Project in the 1940s – government agencies and industries alike have trusted Battelle to solve some of their most complex chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) defense challenges. We have the nation’s largest and most advanced live-agent BSL-3, chemical-agent and licensed explosives test facilities. 

Learn more about how we’re your partner in protecting what matters most. 

High Hazards RDT&E

Battelle can help you research, develop, test and evaluate (RDT&E) the full range of chemical, biological and explosives/energetics defense equipment, procedures and capabilities. We’ve got the world’s largest, most advanced chem-bio containment and explosives laboratories, as well as safe and certified processes to test the impact of deadly agents in real-world scenarios.

Threat Assessment

Battelle is uniquely equipped to characterize, assess, model, predict and measure the full range of CBRNE threats. We are able provide accurate data that is critical to decision making when it comes to intelligence, defense and homeland security.

Threat Detection & Identification

Enlisting Battelle’s proven solutions and latest breakthroughs is an efficient way to improve CBRNE defense preparedness while maximizing budget and performance. Take advantage of an existing portfolio of leading-edge chem-bio technologies, or leverage our operational expertise and advanced manufacturing capabilities to develop chem-bio detection, protection and decontamination equipment.

Mission Support Services

Sometimes it’s the smallest of details that can make the biggest difference. There’s plenty to worry about when it comes to a successful mission and bringing everyone home safe. Let us solve your complex technical and operational challenges.

Medical Surveillance, Diagnostics & Intervention

Battelle operates the world’s largest non-governmental containment laboratories – laboratories that help clients deliver effective diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for the potential victims of chemical and biological warfare or pandemic diseases.

Chemical Demilitarization

The science behind chemical weapons demilitarization starts at Battelle. We provide expert technical, scientific and operational services to mitigate current and future threats presented by highly toxic chemicals. From technology development to operations management, you’ll find everything you need for mission success right here.