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DTRA/SCC-WMD in the News and Media - 2013

  • DTRA’s Plant Sentinel (a.k.a. the 'Bomb-Sniffing Plant') is featured in the NOVA program "Making Stuff Safer" on PBS (from 13:18 to 18:47).  11/7 Watch>>

  • Standing Joint Force Headquarters for Elimination (SJFHQ-E) leverages the capabilities of DTRA/SCC-WMD to counter and eliminate WMD threats.  Department of Defense  6/19 Read>>

  • DTRA’s Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS) hosts Nuclear Weapons Accident/Incident Response Training (NWIRT).  DTRA/SCC-WMD  6/19 Read>>

  • U.S. and Russia sign new framework on cooperative threat reduction.  6/18 Read>>

  • DTRA/SCC-WMD Supports Ardent Sentry 13.  DTRA/SCC-WMD  6/10 Read>>

  • DTRA Chem Bio department develops "Second Skin" to protect warfighters. 5/30 Read>>

  • DTRA to participate in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Biosurveillance Symposium.  Knowledge Foundation  5/22 Read>>
  • DTRA Supports NUWAIX 13.  DTRA/SCC-WMD  5/21 Read>>
  • DTRA Hosts National Coast Watch System Tabletop Exercise in Manila. U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, 5/17 Read >>

  • DTRA personnel escort Russian military inspectors on Open Skies Treaty observation flight.  5/19 Read>>

  • Ukrainian president and U.S. Embassy officials attend symbolic startup of munitions incinerator.  5/21 Read>>
  • DTRA Director, Azerbaijan Ambassador Discuss Defense Cooperation. American Forces Press Service 4/17 Read>>
  • Can Repurposed Cancer Drugs Counter Bioterror Threats? Newswire 4/3  Read>>
  • Team CBRNE leverages technology to advance, protect warfighters. U.S. Army 3/29 Read>>

  • Backpack-Sized Mini-mapper Captures Intel in Tight Spots. Johns Hopkins University 3/26 Read>>

  • DTRA helps fund world's largest flexible X-ray detector. Arizona State University 3/21 Read>>
  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal visits DTRA. U.S. Army 3/20 Read>>
  • DTRA Supports Open Skies Treaty at Travis Air Force Base. 3/19 Read>>
  • Members of DTRA escort international group of chemical weapon inspectors at Blue Grass Army Depot

    . The Richmond Register (KY) 3/15 Read>>

  • DTRA introduces social behavior modeling system to make disaster response more efficient. Joint Task Force Civil Support/DVIDS 3/7 Read>>

  • Next Generation of Smartphone Technology Capable of Diagnostic Biological Detection. U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center 2/22 Read>>

  • Future Soldiers will have flexible electronics everywhere. U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, 2/19 Read>>

  • Senior Enlisted Leaders speak at the AFDW Chief Orientation Seminar. Air Force District of Washington 2/8 Read>>

  • Regional Cooperation Crucial against Transnational Threats, Ugandan & U.S. Officials Say at East Africa Workshop. Africa Center for Strategic Studies, 1/30 Read >>
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Honors DTRA for its fourth Joint Meritorious Unit Award. American Forces Press Service, 1/26 Read >>
  • Livermore researchers developing snakeskin-like 'smart' uniforms. San Jose Mercury News, 1/25 Read >>
  • ACSS to Hold Workshop in Uganda to Examine Transnational Threats. Regional Cooperation Africa Center for Strategic Studies 1/25 Read >>
  • McNamara employees commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. at ceremony. Defense Logistics Agency, 1/16 Read >>

  • Sandia airborne pods seek to trace nuclear bomb’s origins. Sandia National Laboratories, 1/9 Read >>

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