U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command
Chemical Biological Center

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Colonel James Polak, DEVCOM CBC Military Deputy, and Major Jason Slone, MS CDID CWMD Integration Officer, take in Coffee with Colleagues and pose questions to the participants. (U.S. Army photo by Parker Martin)

Coffee with Colleagues, Soldiers Provide CBC with Firsthand Feedback

U.S. Army Brigadier General (retired) William King, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) CBRN Division, presents Sarah Katoski with her Joseph D. Wienand STEM Excellence Award at the NDIA CBRN Conference & Expo held at the Baltimore Convention Center, Maryland. (U.S. Army photo by Parker Martin)

DEVCOM CBC Microbiologist Wins STEM Achievement Award

DEVCOM CBC explosives chemistry expert Joseph Domanico explains to a group of West Point cadets how smoke obscurants are used on the battlefield during a field trip on June 4. (U.S. Army photo by Ellie White.)

West Point Cadets Benefit from Half Century of Explosives Experience

Curtis Kreuziger (left) tests out a 3D printed maintenance tool for the M53A1 protective mask he designed for the MakerSpace challenge alongside Bradley Ruprecht (right), engineering technician and MakerSpace lead. (U.S. Army photo by Ellie White.)

Prototypes Come to Life in MakerSpace Challenge

Officials gathered on June 12, 2024 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. to cut the ribbon and open the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM CBC) Biomanufacturing Facility. (From left to right, Dr. James Watson, Director of Engineering, DEVCOM CBC; Dr. Patricia McDaniel, Army Senior Research Scientist for Chemistry, DEVCOM CBC; Dr. Rick Cox, Director of Research and Operations, DEVCOM CBC; BG John Cushing, Commanding General, DEVCOM; Mr. Robert Cassilly, County Executive, Harford County, Maryland; Mr. Michael Bailey, Director, DEVCOM CBC; Mr. Michael Holthe, Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering; Dr. Kelly Basi, Biomanufacturing Branch Chief, DEVCOM CBC; Dr. Peter Emanuel, Deputy Principal Director for the Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Development.) (U.S. Army Photo by Parker Martin.)

DEVCOM CBC Cuts Ribbon on Expanded Biomanufacturing Facility

Who We Are

We are the nation’s principal research and development resource for non-medical chem-bio (CB) defense.

What We Do

We couple basic science with engineering and field support to put new tools in the field faster.

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Why We Do it

We do all of this to keep the Warfighter, the nation, and the world safe from chem-bio threats now and in the future.