BioWatch Program, DoD to Expand Cooperation

June 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;6/23/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p2
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The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Defense (DoD) to sign an agreement to expand a biological terrorism prevention program. The BioWatch biological detection program and a DoD program are aimed at countering chemical and biological threats to military installations. The use of the local BioWatch laboratories to analyze collected samples is cited as an area of emerging cooperation between the two organizations.


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