Director Vayl Oxford joined Ambassador Moser on his visit to the 7,000 square mile polygon.
administered the training in order to hone the response skills of the BFP and allow government agencies to practice responding to a simulated CBRN incident within the capital.
In conjunction, DTRA
will provide up to USD10m to fund the nonclinical biodefense aspects of the inter-agency collaboration, including execution of non-clinical potency and efficacy studies to test cefepime/VNRX-5133 against biothreat bacterial pathogens as well as Burkholderia pseudomallei.
That same month it was awarded two new contracts from the US Department of Homeland Security and the DTRA
, to develop next generation radiation detection solutions for national defence and security, worth a minimum of $2.6m.
, Chemical and Biological Defense Program, Basic Science Reviews.
The exercise, which was hosted by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA
) on behalf of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, involved more than 250 personnel from all Army components (Regular Army, Army National Guard, and U.S.
Last month, the Southeast Asian country opened a new National Coast Watch Center, also built by Raytheon under an $18-million contract from DTRA
, as the Philippines attempts to improve its surveillance and monitoring capabilities both to defend its territory in the South China Sea, and to clamp down on criminal activity such as smuggling and illegal fishing.
has not and will not be doing any testing at the Yucca Mountain site," Gaffney said.
The Department of Defense's Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA
) helped the Libyans destroy the chemical munitions under its Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.
The project was executed under the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program and financed by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA
It has also entered into Double Taxation Relief agreements (DTRA
) with partner countries which guarantee investors' tax status transparency and avoid double taxation.