PART B: PREPARE AN NBC 3 (NUCLEAR) REPORT
(Nuclear) Report standardized by Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 2103.
This message is used to issue an immediate warning of expected
contamination resulting from a nuclear detonation. The detailed fallout
prediction plot may be disseminated as an NBC 3 (Nuclear) Report to other
staff agencies both within and outside the TOC and to higher, adjacent
and subordinate units, as appropriate, and as indicated in the SOP.
To understand the NBC 3 (Nuclear) Report you must know:
What information is contained in the report.
The body of the report.
a. Information Contained in the NBC 3 (Nuclear) Report.
The NBC 3 (Nuclear) Report consists of two parts. The heading of the
report consists of administrative information. The body of the report
consists of a series of lettered lines containing information pertaining
The heading of the report will
contain the following information by line.
This line contains the communications precedence assigned to the message.
This is usually IMMEDIATE.
This line will contain the date and time the message is sent. The time
can be in either local or ZULU time; however, it must be indicated which
type of time is used.
(3) Security Classification:
This line will contain the security classification of the message.
Normally, the classification will be UNCLASSIFIED; however, there may be
instances where, because of unusual circumstance or by unit standing
operating procedure, a higher classification may be warranted.
This line will identify the agency preparing the message.