Department of Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense Program Annual Report to Congress 2004

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DIANE Publishing, 2004 - 343 pages
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This Annual Report of the Department of Defense (DoD) Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Program, or CBRNDP, provides information in response to several reporting requirements. First, this report is provided in accordance with 50 USC 1523. (The complete reporting requirement is detailed at annex K.) This report is intended to assess: (1) the overall readiness of the Armed Forces to fight in a chemical-biological warfare environment and steps taken and planned to be taken to improve such readiness; and, (2) requirements for the chemical and biological warfare defense program, including requirements for training, detection, and protective equipment, for medical prophylaxis, and for treatment of casualties resulting from use of chemical and biological weapons. This report supplements the DoD Chemical and Biological Defense Program FY05 President's budget, February 2004, which has been submitted to Congress.

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Page 7 - Administration and some functions of the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs.
Page G-38 - Products: Evidence needed to Demonstrate Efficacy of New Drugs for Use Against Lethal or Permanently Disabling Toxic Substances When Efficacy Studies in Human Ethically Cannot be Conducted'.
Page E-3 - Countermeasure strategies to the classical and novel threats include pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, specialized materiel or medical procedures, and concepts for training, doctrine, and organization. Medical countermeasures are designed not only to prevent lethality but also to preserve and sustain combat effectiveness in the face of combined threats from chemical and conventional munitions on the integrated battlefield by: • Rapid diagnosis of chemical agent exposure.
Page E-49 - Governor, to support civil authorities at a domestic chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or high yield explosives (CBRNE) incident site by identifying CBRNE agents/substances, assessing current and projected consequences, advising on response measures and assisting with appropriate requests for additional state and federal support.
Page 14 - DARPA program is unique in that its focus is on the development of technologies with broad applicability against classes of threats. DARPA invests primarily in the early technology development phases of programs and the demonstration of prototype systems. In accordance with 50 USC 1522, the Director of DARPA shall seek to avoid unnecessary duplication of activities under the program with chemical and biological warfare defense activities of the military departments and defense agencies and shall...
Page G-33 - OUTLAYS — Outlays are the measure of Government spending. They are payments to liquidate obligations (other than the repayment of debt), net of refunds and offsetting collections. Outlays generally are recorded on a cash basis, but also include many cash-equivalent transactions, the subsidy cost of direct loans and loan guarantees, and interest accrued on public issues of the public debt...
Page J-12 - ... human subjects that was carried out by the Department of Defense during the period covered by the report, together with — (A) a detailed justification for the testing; (B) a detailed explanation of the purposes of the testing; (C) a description of each chemical or biological agent tested; and (D) the Secretary's certification that informed consent to the testing was obtained from each human subject in advance of the testing on that subject.
Page 12 - CBDP, and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, ASA(ALT), serves as the Army Acquisition Executive (AAE).
Page 43 - FORCE PROTECTION MODERNIZATION STRATEGY: FORCES CANNOT ALWAYS AVOID NBC HAZARDS, THEREFORE INDIVIDUAL WARFIGHTING UNITS MUST BE PROVIDED MATERIEL TO PROTECT THEM FROM THE EFFECTS OF THESE LETHAL AGENTS. PROTECTION MUST BE EFFECTIVE AGAINST ALL KNOWN THREATS AND NOT MEASURABLY DEGRADE THE PERFORMANCE OF PERSONNEL, WEAPONS, OR EQUIPMENT. TOTAL NBC PROTECTIVE MEASURES, WHICH CONSIST OF INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE PROTECTION, ALLOW...
Page 14 - We are also collaborating with the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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