Schule ABC-Abwehr und Gesetzliche Schutzaufgaben (SABCAbw/GSchAufg) and CBRN Defence, Safety and Environmental Protection School (CDSEP)

2. Where is it located (include both address and geographical location)?

D-87527 Sonthofen/Allgaeu Muehlenweg 12

(47°31’ N, 10°17’ E)

3. Floor area of laboratory areas by containment level
BL 2 , 270.00 SqM
Total laboratory floor area (SqM)

4. The organizational structure of each facility

(viii) Briefly describe the publication policy of the facility

Results will be published primarily in reports to the Office for Military Technology and Pro-curement and to the German Ministry of Defence and will be presented in scientific meetings

(ix) Provide a list of publicly-available papers and reports resulting from the work published during the previous 12 months. (To include authors, titles and full references)
5. Briefly describe the biological defence work carried out at the facility, including type(s) of micro-organisms(9) and/or toxins studied, as well as outdoor studies of biological aerosols.

a. Conceptual development of biological defencce in the Bundeswehr

b. Initiation of and participation in the development of biological defencce material and
    equipment; drafting of operational requirements

c. Review and establishment of detection methods for pathogens and toxins suitable for military

d. Development of identification methods for the detection of low molecular toxins

e. Training of NBC defence personnel (theory and practice) including familiarization with the
     handling of vectors, microorganisms and toxins

f. Training support for non-military government authorities

g. Training support for military personnel of other states

h. Initiation and expert monitoring of studies in the field of biological defencce

i.  Drafting of joint publications for biological defencce

The current program covers RG I and II organisms, inactivated material of pathogens RG III and IV, insects and ticks as well as high- and low-molecular toxins; no work has been done with active viruses.

No outdoor studies of biological aerosols have been conducted.

(9) Including viruses and prions.