The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) is the Joint Services single focal point for research, development, acquisition, fielding and life-cycle support of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense equipment and medical countermeasures.

The JPEO-CBD is comprised of a headquarters element, located on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and five Joint Project Management Offices: 1)Nuclear Biological Chemical Contamination Avoidance, 2) Information Systems, 3) Guardian, 4) Protection, and 5) Medical Countermeasure Systems). The Joint Project Managers lead the acquisition and fielding of chemical and biological detection and reconnaissance systems, individual and collective protection systems, decontamination systems, information management systems, medical devices, drugs and vaccines and weapons of mass destruction elimination.

Located throughout the United States, each Joint Project Management Office leverages talent and expertise from across the services under a single chain of command, providing the best CBRN defense technology, equipment and medical countermeasures at the right cost, at the right time, and at the right place.

Last updated: 4/15/2016 8:56:40 AM