The U. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command provides support in three main areas of defense: research, development and acquisition; emergency preparedness and response; and safe, secure chemical weapons storage, remediation edgowod demilitarization.
From the blackboard to the battlefield, SBCCOM provides defense capabilities secort fostering partnerships with communities, industry and other government agencies in developing and implementing soldier, chemical, and biological defense systems to ensure maximum protection for the United States. The Research, Development and Acquisition business area provides esccort life-cycle support from laboratories to chemical and biological protection, detection and monitoring capabilities for the battlefield.
Recognized as the nation's center of chemical and biological expertise, the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and Project Edgwood md escort continue research, concept exploration, demonstration, validation and engineering manufacturing development for production of chemical defense systems, obscuring smoke, aerosol systems, and flame weapons.
The Soldier Systems Center at Natick provides edgwpod life cycle management of soldier and related support systems through centralized development, procurement, integration, and management of equipment, clothing, food and protection for the individual soldier as well as shelters, airdrop, field service and organizational equipment. The operational capabilities of the command include the safe, secure, storage of chemical weapons at the eight United States stockpile sites at Anniston Ala.
These sites are also involved in Chemical Weapons Convention edgwoid compliance, remediation, emergency preparedness and direct support for the chemical weapons demilitarization.
Capabilities for emergency preparedness and response are present in a variety of command elements. The command le the federal Domestic Preparedness Program deed to enhance the capability of federal, state and local emergency response to incidents involving nuclear, biological and chemical terrorism.
This new interagency effort provides train-the-trainer instructions and emergency response exercises for cities across the United States, chemical and biological expert edgwood and leadership for the Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Rapid Response Team. The comprehensive remediation of Rocky Mountain Arsenal, cleaning up decades escory weapons and chemical production, and the management of a fast-paced DOD program for Assembled Chemical Weapons Assessment to find alternative solutions for destroying chemical weapons are additional missions under SBCCOM management.
For more than 75 years, the command and its preceding organizations have led the military in chemical and biological defense and support to the military forces from daily peace activities to preparing and conducting military operations. Now, as the center of expertise for soldier, biological and chemical matters, edgwooe United States Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command is committed to excellence in providing the best equipment and services in defense of our nation.