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Recent Additions (top)

SBCCOM - Sarin Vapor Challenge and Corn Oil Protection Factor (PF) Testing of 3M BE10 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) with AP3 Cartridge - January 2001 (PDF - 65K)

SBCCOM - Testing of APD2000 Chemical Warfare Agent Detector Against Chemical Warfare Agents Summary Report - August 2000 (PDF - 141K)

SBCCOM - Testing of M90-D1-C Chemical Warfare Agent Detector Against Chemical Warfare Agents Summary Report - December 2000 (PDF - 124K)

SBCCOM - Testing of MIRAN SapphIRe Portable Ambient Air Analyzers Against Chemical Warfare Agents Summary Report - July 2000 (PDF - 86K)

GAO - [NSIAD-00-64] - COMBATING TERRORISM - Need to Eliminate Duplicate Federal Weapons of Mass Destruction Training - March 2000 (PDF - 840K)

GAO - [NSIAD-00-97] - WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION - DOD’s Actions to Combat Weapons Use Should Be More Integrated and Focused - May 2000 (PDF - 728K)

GAO - [NSIAD-00-138] - BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS - Effort to Reduce Former Soviet Threat Offers Benefits, Poses New Risks - April 2000 (PDF - 940K)

DoJ OSLDPS - State and Local Domestic Preparedness Stakeholders Forum Proceedings - August 27-28, 1998 (DOC - 12.6MB)

NDPO - The Beacon - October 2000 (PDF - 64K)

NDPO - The Beacon - November 2000 (PDF - 200K)

NDPO - The Beacon - December 2000 (PDF - 128K)

NDPO - The Beacon - January 2001 (PDF - 56K)

NDPO - The Beacon - February 2001 (PDF - 120K)

NDPO - The Beacon - March 2001 (PDF - 132K)


Top 5 Most Requested as of 03/19/2000 (top)


2000 (top)

SBCCOM - Improving Local and State Agency Response to Terrorist Incidents Involving Biological Weapons - Interim Planning Guide - August 2000 (PDF - 192K)

SBCCOM - Guidelines for Mass Casualty Decontamination During a Terrorist Chemical Agent Incident - January 2000 (PDF - 1.5MB)

GAO [T-NSIAD-00-180] - Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans’Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Governmental Reform, House of Representatives - "Chemical and Biological Defense Program Planning and Evaluation Should Follow Results Act Framework" - Statement of Kwai-Cheung Chan, Director, Special Studies and Evaluations, National Security and International Affairs Division - May 24, 2000 (PDF - 48K)

CDC - MMWR - Vol. 49, No. RR-4 - Biological and Chemical Terrorism: Strategic Plan for Preparedness and Response Recommendations of the CDC Strategic Planning Workgroup - April 21, 2000 (PDF - 204K)

GAO [T-NSIAD-00-145] - COMBATING TERRORISM - Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives - "Issues in Managing Counterterrorist Programs" - Statement of Norman J. Rabkin, Director National Security Preparedness Issues National Security and International Affairs Division - April 6, 2000 (PDF - 172K)

GAO [T-NSIAD-00-130] - CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE - Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans’Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives - "Observations on Nonmedical Chemical and Biological R&D Programs" - Statement of Kwai-Cheung Chan, Director, Special Studies and Evaluations, National Security and International Affairs Division - March 22, 2000 (PDF - 164K)

NDPO - IB-3 - July 6, 2000 (PDF - 20K)

NDPO Blueprint (PDF - 196K)

NDPO - The Beacon - September 2000 (PDF - 140K)

NDPO - The Beacon - August 2000 (PDF - 60K)

NDPO - The Beacon - July 2000 (PDF - 48K)

NDPO - The Beacon - June 2000 (PDF - 60K)

NDPO - The Beacon - May 2000 (PDF - 48K)

NDPO - The Beacon - April 2000 (PDF - 144K)

NDPO - The Beacon - March 2000 (PDF - 60K)

NDPO - The Beacon - February 2000 (PDF - 44K)

USAMRICD - Brochure (PDF - 2.1MB)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Cyanide (PowerPoint - ZIP - 199K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Incapacitating Agents (PowerPoint - ZIP - 124K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Nerve Agents (PowerPoint - ZIP - 600K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Chemical Warfare Agents: Overview (PowerPoint - ZIP - 4.2MB)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Pulmonary Agents (PowerPoint - ZIP - 188K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Triage Case Studies (PowerPoint - ZIP - 22K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Triage and Field Management (PowerPoint - ZIP - 31K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Vesicants (PowerPoint - ZIP - 38K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Casualty Decon Layout (PowerPoint - ZIP - 14K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - Personnel Decon Layout (PowerPoint - ZIP - 201K)

USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division - MCBC FTX Guide (PDF - 152K)

DoD - Treatment of Biological Warfare Agent Casualties FM 8-284 (PDF - 1.2MB)

DoD - Chemical and Biological Defense Program Annual Report to Congress - March 2000 (PDF - 4.3MB)

SBCCOM - Compendium of Weapons of Mass Destruction Courses - January 2000 (PDF - 740K)

2000 Emergency Response Guidebook - January 2000 (PDF - 1.6MB)

GAO [T-NSIAD/RCED-00-119] - WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION - US Efforts to Reduce Threats From the Former Soviet Union Statement of Harold J. Johnson, Associate Director, International Relations and Trade Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, Committee on Armed Services, US Senate - March 6, 2000 (PDF - 116K)

GAO [T-HEHS/AIMD-00-59] - COMBATING TERRORISM - Chemical and Biological Medical Supplies Are Poorly Managed Statement of Cynthia A. Bascetta, Associate Director Veterans’ Affairs and Military Health Care Issues Health, Education, and Human Services Division Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives - March 8, 2000 (PDF - 48K)

NDPO - The Beacon - January 2000 (PDF - 52K)


1999 (top)

SBCCOM - Chemical Weapons Improved Response Program (CW IRP) 1999 Summary Report (PDF - 1.3MB)

SBCCOM - Testing of Photovac MicroFID Handheld Flame Ionization Detectors Against Chemical Warfare Agents - Summary Report - October 1999 (PDF - 56K)

NDPO - The Beacon - November 1999 (PDF - 88K)

SBCCOM - Chemical Protective Clothing for Law Enforcement Patrol Officers and Emergency Medical Services when Responding to Terrorism with Chemical Weapons - November 1999 (PDF - 1.1MB)

GAO [HEHS/AIMD-00-36] - COMBATING TERRORISM - Chemical and Biological Medical Supplies Are Poorly Managed - October 1999 (PDF - 128K)

SBCCOM - Use of Positive Pressure Ventilation (PPV) Fans To Reduce the Hazards of Entering Chemically Contaminated Buildings Summary Report - October 1999 (PDF - 3.4MB)

SBCCOM - Two Test Methods for Personal Protective Clothing Systems in Chemical Environments - October 1999 (PDF - 9K)

RAND - The Gilmore Commission - First Annual Report to The President and The Congress of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction - December 15, 1999 (PDF - 504K)

SBCCOM - Biological Weapons Improved Response Program (BW IRP) Response Decision Tree Workshop - August 1999 (PDF - 262K)

EPA - Briefings at the Region III CEPP Conference Counter Terrorism: National Priorities and the EPA's Response Roles and Capabililities. - September 22, 1999 (PDF - 5.8MB)

NDPO - The Beacon - October 1999 (PDF - 234K)

EPA - Letter on Decontamination and First Responder Liability - September 17, 1999 (PDF - 272K)

SBCCOM - Guidelines for Incident Commander's Use of Firefighter Protective Ensemble (FFPE) with Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Rescue Operations During a Terrorist Chemical Agent Incident - August 1999 (PDF - 1.6MB)

GAO [T-NSIAD-00-50] - Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives - COMBATING TERRORISM: Observations on the Threat of Chemical and Biological Terrorism - Statement of Henry L. Hinton, Jr., Assistant Comptroller General, National Security and International Affairs Division - October 20, 1999 (PDF - 316K)

GAO [NSIAD-99-163] - COMBATING TERRORISM: Need for Comprehensive Threat and Risk Assessments of Chemical and Biological Attacks - September 1999 (PDF - 320K)

Statement of Raymond A. Zilinskas, Monterey Institute of International Studies before US House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations Combating Terrorism: Assessing the Threat of Bio Terrorism - October 20, 1999

Statement of John V. Parachini, Senior Associate, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies before US House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations - Combating Terrorism: Assessing the Threat of Bio Terrorism - October 20, 1999

Statement of Henry L. Hinton, Jr., Assistant Comptroller General National Security and International Affairs Division - US House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations - Combating Terrorism: Assessing the Threat of Bio Terrorism - October 20, 1999

GAO [NSIAD-99-159] - Chemical and Biological Defense: Program Planning and Evaluation Should Follow Results Act Framework - August 1999 (PDF - 196K)

GAO [NSIAD-99-160] - Chemical and Biological Defense: Coordination of Nonmedicval Chemical and Biological R&D Programs - August 1999 (PDF - 116K)

Testimony of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Non-Proliferation Project Director Joseph Cirincione - Commission to Assess the Organization of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction - April 29, 1999

Statement of American Society for Microbiology Task Force on Biological Weapons Control Co-Chair Dr. Ronald M. Atlas at the Commerce Committee's Subcommitte on Oversight & Investigations' Hearing on Assessing the Adequacy of Federal Law Relating to Dangerous Biological Agents - May 20, 1999

NDPO - The Beacon - September 1999 (PDF - 44K)

NDPO - The Beacon - August 1999 (PDF - 64K)

NDPO - The Beacon - July 1999 (PDF - 64K)

NDPO - The Beacon - June 1999 (PDF - 48K)

NDPO - The Beacon - May 1999 (PDF - 52K)

NDPO - The Beacon - April 1999 (PDF - 28K)

NDPO - The Beacon - March 1999 (PDF - 32K)

NDPO - The Beacon - January 1999 (PDF - 20K)

SBCCOM - Compendium of Weapons of Mass Destruction Courses - July 1999 (PDF - 1MB)

SBCCOM - Interim Summary Report for Law Enforcement and Emergency Medical Services Protective Ensemble Testing - May 1999 (PDF - 995K)

SBCCOM - Tests of Level B Suits – Protection Against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents and Simulants: Executive Summary - April 1999 (PDF - 36K)

SBCCOM - Test Results of Level B Suits to Challenge by Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents and Simulants: Summary Report - April 1999 (PDF - 1.2MB)

SBCCOM - Interim Summary Report for Firefighter Protective Ensemble (FFPE) Testing - April 1999 (PDF - 639K)

SBCCOM - Summary Report on Biological Warfare Response Template and Response Improvements - March 10, 1999 (PDF - 1MB)

SBCCOM - Chemical Weapons Improved Response Program (CW IRP) Summary Report - March 1999 (PDF - 1MB)

SBCCOM - Testing of Commercially Available Detectors Against Chemical Warfare Agents: Summary Report - February 1999 (PDF - 80K)

SBCCOM - Testing of Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Systems and Cartridges - February 1999 (PDF - 96K)

GAO [NSIAD-99-157BR] - Combating Terrorism: Analysis of Federal Counterterrorist Exercises - June 1999 (PDF - 344K)

SBCCOM - DoD Standard Family of Tactical Shelters (PDF - 1.5MB)

SBCCOM - CB Quarterly - Issue 17 - March 1999 (PDF - 2.9MB)

Commission to Assess the Organization of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Combating Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction - July 14, 1999 (PDF - 1.5MB)

GAO [NSIAD-99-151] Analysis of Potential Emergency Response Equipment and Sustainment Costs - June 1999 (PDF - 716K)

GAO [NSIAD-99-76] Weapons of Mass Destruction: Effort to Reduce Russian Arsenals May Cost More, Achieve Less Than Planned - April 1999 (PDF - 316K)

GAO [T-NSIAD-99-181] Combating Terrorism: Observations on Growth in Federal Programs - Statement of Mark E. Gebicke, Director, National Security Preparedness Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division - June 9, 1999 (PDF - 176K)

GAO [NSIAD-99-135] Combating Terrorism: Issues to Be Resolved to Improve Counterterrorism Operations - May 13, 1999 (PDF - 156K)

GAO [NSIAD-99-110] Combating Terrorism: Use of National Guard Response Teams Is Unclear - May 21, 1999 (PDF File - 703K)

SBCCOM - SCBA Hose Review - January 1999 (PDF File)

CIA - Statement by Special Assistant to the DCI for Nonproliferation John A. Lauder on the Worldwide Biological Warfare Threat to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence As Prepared for Delivery on 3 March 1999.

DoD - Statement of Gen. Joseph W. Ralston, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Before the 106th Congress, Committee on Armed Services, US Senate, "DoD and Combating Terrorism." - March 9, 1999 (PDF File)

GAO [HEHS-99-26] Emerging Infectious Diseases: Consensus on Needed Laboratory Capacity Could Strengthen Surveillance - February 1999 (PDF File)

GAO [T-HEHS-99-62] Emerging Infectious Diseases: National Surveillance System Could Be Strengthened - Statement of Bernice Steinhardt, Director Health Services Quality and Public Health Issues, Health, Education, and Human Services Division - February 25, 1999 (PDF File)

CDC Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Febuary 05, 1999 / 48(04);69-74 - Bioterrorism Alleging Use of Anthrax and Interim Guidelines for Management -- United States, 1998 (PDF File)


1998 (top)

Facts About the Oregon and Washington CSEPP Community - December 1998 (PDF - 12K)

NDPO - The Beacon - December 1998 (PDF - 20K)

NDPO - The Beacon - November 1998 (PDF - 12K)

SBCCOM - CB Quarterly - Issue 16 - December 1998 (PDF - 1.9MB)

CBDCOM/SBCCOM 1998 Annual Report (PDF - 1.6MB)

US Marine Corps. - Biological Warfare Executive War Game “BIO 98-1” Executive Summary - 1998 (PDF File - 68K)

US DoD - Plan for Integrating National Guard and Reserve Component Support for Response to Attacks Using Weapons of Mass Destruction - January 1998

EPA - Counterterrorism Fact Sheet - July 1998 (PDF File)

EPA - Fiscal Year 1997 Report: EPA's Counterterrorism Activities and Accomplishments (PDF File)

EPA - EPA's Emergency Response Role and Capabilities for Terrorism Events (Israeli Ministry of Defense) - June 15, 1998 (PDF File)

EPA - Overview: Counterterrorism Status Report (NRT/RRT Co-Chairs Meeting) - February 21, 1998 (PDF File)

EPA - EPA's Involvement in Counterterrorism - January 13-16, 1998 (PDF FIle)

EPA - NRS Response Role and the National Response System (PDF File)

GAO [NSIAD-99-3] Combating Terrorism: Opportunities To Improve Domestic Preparedness Program Focus and Efficiency (PDF File)

Testimony of CDR James K. Campbell, United States Navy Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Chemical and Biological Weapons Threats to America: Are We Prepared? Wednesday, April 22nd 1998 at 2:30 pm in 216 Hart Senate Building

Testimony of W. Seth Carus Before a Joint Hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information March 4, 1998

Posture Statement by Colonel David Franz Deputy Commander United States Army Medical Research and Material Command for the Joint Committee on Judiciary and Intelligence - United States Senate Second Session, 105th Congress - International Biological Warfare Threat in CONUS - 4 March 1998

Testimony of Dr. Christine M. Gosden Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Chemical and Biological Weapons Threats to America: Are We Prepared? Wednesday, April 22nd 1998 at 2:30 pm 216 Hart Senate Building

Statement by H. Allen Holmes Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict before the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - US Senate 105th Congress - "Domestic Preparedness" - March 26, 1998

Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism and Technology and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence - Senator Jon Kyl, Chair - Chemical and Biological Weapons Threats to America: Are We Prepared? - Opening Statement - April 22, 1998.

Statement of Janet Reno Attorney General Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information Committee on the Judiciary and Select Committee on Intelligence United States Senate "The Threat of Chemical and Biological Weapons" April 22, 1998

LLNL - STR - Reducing the Threat of Biological Weapons - June 1998

LLNL - STR - A National Strategy Against Terrorism Using Weapons of Mass Destruction - Jan/Feb 1998

DoD - Case Study: Sverdlovsk Anthrax Outbreak of 1979

US Fire Administration Technical Report Series - Fire Dept. Response to Biological Threat at B'nai B'rith Headquarters Washington, DC (PDF File)

Joint Doctrine for Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Defense (Joint Pub 3-11)

Domestic Preparedness Compendium of WMD Courses Sponsored by the Federal Government - July 1998 (PDF File)

CBDCOM - Test Results of Level A Suits to Challenge By Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents and Simulants: Summary report - June 1998 (PDF File)

CBDCOM - Tests of Level A Suits – Protection Against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents and Simulants: Executive Summary - June 1998 (PDF File)

GAO [T-NSIAD-98-83] Chemical and Biological Defense: Observations on DOD's Plans To Protect U.S. Forces (PDF File)

GAO [NSIAD-98-39] Combating Terrorism: Spending on Governmentwide Programs Requires Better Management and Coordination (PDF File)

GAO [T-NSIAD-98-164] Combating Terrorism: Observations on Crosscutting Issues (PDF File)

GAO [NSIAD-98-214] Chemical and Biological Defense: DOD's Evaluation of Improved Garment Materials (PDF File)

GAO [NSIAD-98-74] Combating Terrorism: Threat and Risk Assessments Can Help Prioritize and Target Program Investments (PDF File)

GAO [T-NSIAD-99-16] Combating Terrorism: Observations on the Nunn-Lugar-Domenici Domestic Preparedness Program (PDF File)

GAO [NSIAD-98-228] Chemical Weapons: DOD Does Not Have a Strategy to Address Low-Level Exposures (PDF File)


1997 (top)


1996 (top)