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JPEO for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear 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.