On the cutting edge of defense against the threat of weapons of mass destruction, DTRA frequently leverages the capabilities and expertise found in the private sector. Therefore, DTRA strongly advocates relations with firms and businesses,including
those that are small and disadvantaged, and other entities of interest.
Here, organizations wishing to do business with DTRA can find information regarding procurement and business opportunities. Additionally, information regarding contracts awarded, including justifications and approvals, are also available.
The Mentor Protégé Program was created as a pilot program (Public Law 101-510) in 1990. The program was created by former Senator Sam Nunn and implemented by former Defense Secretary William Perry. Mentor-Protégé
Program (MPP) was established as a pilot program and has periodically been reauthorized by Congress. The MPP was reauthorized under the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Mentor Protégé Program (MPP) assists eligible Small Businesses (protégés) in developing their qualifications and ability to compete for prime contract and subcontract awards
by partnering with large businesses (mentors), who provide developmental assistance under individual, project-based agreements to help meet the DTRA mission. The DTRA is participating in the MPP and has advertised a Broad Agency Announcement
(BAA) in the fall of 2020 for white papers for the MPP.