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Detection of illicit movement of nuclear or other radioactive material at borders is an essential measure for protecting a state against threats associated with proliferation or nuclear terrorism.
The training will be held at the EUSECTRA facility and include lectures and presentations but most importantly make use of the portal radiation monitors and hand-held radiation measurement instruments in practical exercises.
Reference & description:
Nuclear detection for enhanced border security (Last update: 15/05/2014)
Date, place & duration:
October 2014, Karlsruhe, Germany - Duration: 5 days (exact date still to be defined)