WHAT WE DO
Provide science, technology and capability development investments that maintain the U.S. military’s technological superiority in countering WMD and asymmetric threats, mitigate the risks of technical surprise and respond to the warfighter’s urgent technical requirements.
Be the recognized leader for technical innovation to counter WMD and asymmetric threats – responding to urgent warfighter needs while investing in R&D to shape the Nation’s counter-threat capabilities.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND RECENT ACTIVITY
DTRA HOSTED THE 2019 CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CBD S&T) CONFERENCE at the Duke Energy Convention Center, in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 18-21, 2019. More than 1,200 of the most innovative and influential members of the chemical and biological community of interest attended and experienced the creativity and collaboration of this highly regarded conference firsthand. View video from the conference here!
MS. LISA SWAN, DIRECTOR, COUNTER IMPROVISED THREAT TECHNOLOGIES (RD-TT), DTRA, USA
Lisa Swan, a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES), leads the Counter Improvised Threat Technologies Department at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). In this capacity, she is responsible for anticipatory, rapid acquisition of material solutions supporting combatant commanders’ response to new and emerging improvised threats. Read more »
JOINT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OFFICE (JSTO) MONTHLY PUBLICATION