HAZMAT/Chemicals
  Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Stacking countermeasures for layered defense against chemical, biological threats
Homeland Security News Wire

Just as we must protect computer systems against assaults in the form of viruses and trojans in the cyber world, we must protect our soldiers from a multitude of chemical and biological threats on the battlefield. No one countermeasure can mitigate every threat, which is why the Joint Science and Technology Office at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency is developing a portfolio of novel capabilities and medical countermeasures to protect our troops.


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HAZMAT/Chemicals:
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