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  • Chem Bio Protection

    August 2022

    Office Pursues New Ways to Protect Warfighters from WMD

    The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense has a lot on its plate. There are currently 93 acquisition programs in the pipeline with $807 million annually to pay for them all, its leader Darryl J. Colvin said at the National Defense Industrial Association’s CBRN Defense Conference and Exhibition held in Baltimore.
  • Navy News

    August 2022

    JUST IN: Navy Flowing Forces to Pacific as China Grows Nuclear Arsenal

    With China rapidly strengthening its nuclear capabilities, the Navy has begun shifting the focus of its own nuclear deterrent to the Pacific, a senior Navy official said.
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    February 2020

    BREAKING: U.S. Nukes Russia in Simulation Exercise

    By Jon Harper
    Secretary of Defense Mark Esper earlier this week participated in a “mini exercise” in which the United States launched a simulated nuclear strike against Russia, a senior Pentagon official announced Feb. 21.
  • CBRN

    September 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: Doctors Reveal Details of Neuro-Weapon Attacks in Havana

    Directed energy weapons intended to disrupt or damage their victims’ brains were the most likely source of a series of mysterious attacks singling out U.S. personnel assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Cuba in 2017, three doctors involved in the investigation have told National Defense in exclusive interviews.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    March 2018

    Chem-Bio Defense Program Eases Path for Industry

    By Tim Belski , Lt. Col. Matthew Clark and Hannah Feldman
    In a 2016 congressional hearing, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper stated that chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons and emerging infectious diseases constitute a major threat to the security of the United States.
  • Strategic Weapons

    January 2018

    Selva: Pentagon Seeks New Low-Yield Nuclear Options (UPDATED)

    By Vivienne Machi
    The United States needs to have a variety of nuclear options in place to effectively deter an adversary from engaging in even a limited strike against the homeland or allies, the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said Jan. 30.
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