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Joint Program Executive Office for CBRN Defense (JPEO-CBRND) – Directory

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Joint Program Executive Office for CBRN Defense (JPEO-CBRND)

U.S. Department of Defense
Work Aberdeen Proving Ground MD Work Phone: (410) 417-3685 Website: JPEO-CBRND


The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND), formerly JPEO-CBD, is the US Department of Defense (DoD) point for research, development, acquisition, fielding and life-cycle support of biological, chemical and nuclear defense equipment and medical countermeasures to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Special Operations Command.

Resources managed by JPEO-CBRND include:

  • Joint Acquisition CBRN Knowledge System (JACKS)
  • Defense Biological Product Assurance Office (formerly Critical Reagents Program)
  • JPEO-CBD Enterprise Fielding and Surveillance (JEFS)
  • CBD Non-Standard Equipment Review Panel (NSERP)

JPEO-CBRND relocated from Falls Church, VA to Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD in 2011. This acquisition organization has approximately 1,100 employees and assigned military personnel.


Editor’s Picks: Select articles related to JPEO-CBRND. Links may lead to external sites.


Rigel Awarded $16.5 Million from DoD for Phase 3 Trial of Fostamatinib in COVID-19 Patients

JPEO-CBRND awarded funding to support a Phase 3 clinical trial that will evaluate the safety and efficacy of fostamatinib in hospitalized COVID-19 patients without respiratory failure that have certain high-risk prognostic factors.

DoD Awards Funding to Pulmotect to Study Repurposed PUL-042 Against COVID-19

“The repurposing of this agent advances the fight against COVD-19, with the potential to protect our service members during this unprecedented pandemic,” said Col. Ryan Eckmeier, the Joint Project Manager for CBRN Medical.