Zagreb, Croatia

2 - 6 October 2023

NCT PRO Outline

In this special edition of NCT PRO Challenge, teams will engage in CBRNe, EOD, and C-IED scenarios with a focus on special forces in a CBRN and IED environment. This tactical event, taking place in Croatia during the week of 3-7 October 2022 and will be hosted in partnership with the Special Anti-Terrorist Unit Lucko- the Croatian national SOF police unit and the ATLAS Network of police special forces in Europe.

During five days, teams from all over Europe will train on different scenarios, with multiple missions leading up to a showdown in Zagreb on day five. Each scenario includes different missions that need to be completed with different teams to achieve the objectives. The mission sets below give a glimpse of the missions the teams will complete.

Mission set 2022

Intelligence has led to a suspected drug laboratory and an Intelligence gathering mission is planned (Scenario 1, mission 1). Based on the intelligence collected, a raid on the drugs laboratory is ordered (Scenario 1, mission 2). During the raid traces of CWA and explosives are found. Specialized units follow the SOF units as enablers and secure critical intelligence in the lab in the basement of the building  that leads to a terrorist group planning to execute an attack using a VBIED with HAZMAT payload at an event in Zagreb

Area of operations 2022

Stubička Slatina military barracks is a military facility previously used by Croatian Armed Forces. The facility has been used by many security sectors in Croatia for different types of training of Croatian Special Forces, firefighters, anti-terrorists units, etc. The facility is spread over 180.000 m² and consists of a forest area with dirt roads, hidden ammunition and underground storage areas, pavement roads, different built objects (restaurants, accommodation, meeting rooms, basements), opened and covered areas and a classroom. All the mentioned objects make the location suitable for different types of training and variety of different scenarios. The location allows for the use of SWAT operations using Simunition, (small) explosives and CB simulants.

How does it work?

The start of your participation in NCT PRO is registering your team for the event. Your IB Consultancy consultant will contact you to prepare your participation. The event is not open like other NCT PRO events, but we can request your participation with our event partner.

The next step is to discuss your training goals, team and equipment for the trainings. Once you have been accepted on the training, our NCT PRO Consultant will send you a Team Form to register all your details.

Impressions from past NCT

NCT Sponsors 2022

Schedule 2022

MondayMorningNCT PRO BriefingStubička Slatina
MondayAfternoonParallel training lanesStubička Slatina / Vrbovec range
Tuesday - Thursdayall dayParallel training lanesStubička Slatina / Vrbovec range
WednesdayEveningNight missionStubička Slatina / Vrbovec range
ThursdayEveningCommanders dinnerZagreb
FridayAfternoonDemonstration & expo displayPolice Academy in Zagreb
FridayEveningBBQ Dinner for all