biological defense


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biological defense

The methods, plans, and procedures involved in establishing and executing defensive measures against attacks using biological agents.
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Noun1.biological defense - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agentsbiological defense - procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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défense biologique
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This agreement allows the company to provide support services to the Department of Defense's JPEO-CBD for production and fielding of chemical and biological defense materials.
The department's science and technology directorate took a 28 percent budget cut when the omnibus bill for fiscal year 2017 was signed in May, and the chemical biological defense division is "taking a cut much more significant than that" in fiscal year 2018, said John Fischer, division director.
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We develop, field, and provide life cycle management for both medical and non-medical chemical and biological defense equipment and ground force protection systems to the four Services, to include Special Operations Command.
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Sentel has been developing and providing biological defense systems since the end of Operation Desert Storm.
In his State of the Union address, President Bush announced his plan to earmark $6 million for biological defense research as part of his proposed BioShield program.
Biological defense used to be treated as a kind of off-shoot of chemical defense doctrine.
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GAO is also concerned that certain management weaknesses, such as program organizational complexity and prolonged vacancies in key leadership positions, may have sent a message throughout the department about the relative priority and importance of the Chemical and Biological Defense Program.