Accession Number:

AD1103117

Title:

Countering Biological Warfare (BW) Pathogens Concept Pt. 1

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Institute for Defense Analyses Alexandria United States

Report Date:

2019-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

This document presents a capabilities based assessment CBA of the Department of Defenses future requirements to mitigate the risk of DOD personnel contracting an infectious disease of operational significance due to the intentional release of a pathogen via biological weapons. The Institute for Defense Analyses IDA based this CBA on the IDA-written Countering Biological Warfare BW Pathogens Concept concept of operations, as well as a pilot study and wargame with various stakeholders. The specific capabilities necessary to perform defending and mitigating tasks were analyzed to identify gaps and propose materiel and non-materiel solutions.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE