Accession Number : ADA322938

Title :   Department of Defense Nuclear/Biological/Chemical (NBC) Warfare Defense, Annual Report to Congress.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. FY96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA322938

Report Date : APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 268

Abstract : The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994, Public Law No. 103-160, Section 1703, mandates the consolidation of all Department of Defense chemical and biological defense programs. As part of this consolidation, the Secretary of Defense is directed to submit an assessment and a description of plans to improve readiness to survive, fight and win in a chemically or biologically contaminated environment. This report contains modernizations plan summaries which highlight the Department's approach to improve current NBC defense equipment and resolve current shortcomings in the program.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WARFARE, *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, *BIOLOGICAL WARFARE, *CHEMICAL WARFARE, ENVIRONMENTS, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, SURVIVABILITY, OPERATIONAL READINESS, MILITARY MODERNIZATION, CONTAMINATION, NATIONAL DEFENSE, FEDERAL LAW.

Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE