Chapter III. Technology Transition
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)

K. Nuclear, Biological, Chemical (NBC)
(Defense Funded)

The proliferation of these horrific weapons presents a grave and urgent risk to the United States and our citizens, allies, and troops abroad. Reducing this risk is an absolute priority of the United States.

Pentagon Threat Assessment,
"Proliferation: Threat and
Response," April 11, 1996