Defence Research

Joining the CF as a Medical Assistant, Major Sloan completed numerous postings and tours before being commissioned as a Bioscience officer. He participated in various UNSCOM missions in Iraq (1995, 1998) as a Biological weapons inspector and was one of the first leaders of Force Health Protection’s Deployable Health Hazard Assessment teams. In 2003, he became the first Director of the Counter Terrorism Technology Centre, DRDC Suffield.

Articles by this writer

March 2006  |  Magazine

While the risk of a CBRN attack is small, the consequences of such an attack are enormous: the public's perception of personal security, and the costs associated with detection, identification, treatment and cleanup ensures that this risk must be mitigated by preparation.