Threats against our country are evolving. Global adversaries seek to destroy our nation's security.
They do not restrict themselves to borders, boundaries, or conventions.


DTRA ADAPTS TO A COMPLEX THREAT ENVIRONMENT AT THE SPEED OF RELEVANCY.

Our people are stationed at home and overseas, gathering insights and building alliances to help reshape and minimize the global threat environment.
We have a long history of challenging the status quo and overcoming what others think is impossible.
Our teams have their sights on the horizon, ever ready to defeat the unknown.

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WHO WE ARE

 

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency enables the Department of Defense, the United States Government and International partners to counter and deter weapons of mass destruction and improvised threat networks.

 

DTRA carries out its mission by providing subject matter expertise and material solutions to Combatant Commanders and military Services across a number of mission areas including the nuclear enterprise, building partnership capacity, improvised threats, treaties and on-site inspections, and countering threat networks.

 

STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES
 

 
 

DTRA NEWS & EVENTS

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DTRA UPDATE |  19 JAN 2021
DTRA PARTNERSHIP - NAVY RESEARCH LAB ROLLING OUT SIMULATION ENGINE FOR NUCLEAR DETECTION
The U.S. Navy Research Laboratory has developed a new software suite that visualizes nuclear detection operations for modeling and simulation applications under entities like the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. . . . read more

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DTRA UPDATE |  15 JAN 2021
DTRA CONTINUES KZ30 CAMPAIGN
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) continues its year-long communications campaign, “Securing Semipalatinsk: Nuclear Weapons Heritage, Non-Proliferation Legacy,” highlighting the Cooperative Threat Reduction program’s partnership with the Republic of Kazakhstan’s National Nuclear Center. . . . read more

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DTRA UPDATE |  12 JAN 2021
BE PREPARED: MACHINE LEARNING IS EQUIPPING US FOR THE UNKNOWN
Researchers work on a new COVID-19 detection technology. DTRA-JSTO is applying the commercial technology for early detection of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, which causes the COVID-19 disease. Photo courtesy of Philips Research North America. . . . . read more

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DTRA UPDATE |  13 NOV 2020
KNOW YOUR MIL - STAFF SGT GEORGIY MAKARENKO
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) @doddtra is the U.S. Department of Defense’s official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction.
. . . see video

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DTRA UPDATE |  7 NOV 2020
KNOW YOUR MIL - SFC RICARDO MALDONADO
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) @doddtra is the U.S. Department of Defense’s official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction.
. . . see video

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