Force Protection: protection of military personnel and materials

Military personnel must be able to operate effectively, safely and securely in varying operational situations.

The Dutch comprehensive protection model links physical protection, mission goals and costs. In addition to providing physical protection, the model is designed, for example, to prevent damage by identifying threats in advance and, if necessary, intercepting them. TNO can also assist in the cost-effective and safe acquisition, maintenance and use of weapons systems and munitions.

Expertise

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Protection

Within the Defence, Safety and Security field of TNO a dedicated department focuses on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Protection. This is a world class research department consisting... Read more
News

TNO at Future Force Conference

23 March 2015
From 23 to 25 March 2015 the Dutch Ministry of Defence is organising the Future Force Conference 2015 in the National Military Museum in Soest, near Utrecht. Read more
18 - 21April

Resilient Ship Design Course

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Although warships have several layers of defence, history has shown a multitude of incidents where these have all failed resulting in battle damage of the ship. Much can be done in the design of the ship... Read more

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