Combating and countering weapons of mass destruction via preparedness, countermeasures and arms control.

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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) is defined as weapons that can kill a large number of people or cause damage to man-made structures, national structures or the biosphere. The scope of this contract is focused on the research and analysis of this subject matter area. Examples of topics that fall within the general scope of WMD (this list is not all-inclusive) are shown below:

    International weapons technology and proliferation; arms control; technologies for preparedness, countermeasures and investigations; research and analysis related to WMD and IED-related international R&D technology, including implications of emerging threat information and queries from the intelligence community; emerging technologies relating to missiles (ballistic and cruise); and non-conventional military weapons (for example, research and analysis related to IEDs).