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Department of Defense: Biological Defense Program Needs for Strategic Biotechnology Development   [open pdf - 2MB]

This presentation gives an overview of the principles of biological defense. Potential Biological Weapons Agents, a historical perpsective on the DoD CB defense program, biodefense vaccines, Homeland Security inititatives, and other issues concerning the development and use of BW and vaccines against BW are all outlined in this presentation. Evolving challenges related to this topic are as follows: supporting homeland security roles and missions, enhancing CB installation force protection, acceleration of CB defense technologies, maintaining current programs to respond to warfighter requirements, and cooperation/strategy with HHS on vaccine development and deployment.

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2002-04-30
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