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National Counterproliferation Center

National Counterproliferation Center - What We Do

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

National Counterproliferation Center

What We Do

National Counterproliferation Center Seal NCPC works with the Intelligence Community to identify critical holes in our weapons of mass destruction (WMD) knowledge - resulting from shortfalls in collection, analysis or exploitation - and then develops strategies to reduce or close these gaps. Counterproliferation efforts aim to eliminate or reduce the threats caused by the development and spread of WMD. To do this, NCPC depends on the 17 agencies in the Intelligence Community and partners across the US Government and with experts in the private sector.

The U.S. Government focuses on five objectives:

  • Discourage interest in WMD by states, terrorists, or armed groups.

  • Prevent states, terrorists, or others from acquiring WMD capabilities or suppliers from providing such capabilities.

  • Roll back or eliminate WMD programs of concern.

  • Deter WMD use.

  • Mitigate the consequences of any use of WMD against the United States or its allies.

National Counterproliferation Center - Who We Are

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

National Counterproliferation Center

Who We Are

National Counterproliferation Center Seal One of the ODNI's three national centers, the National Counterproliferation Center (NCPC) was founded on November 21, 2005 to help the United States counter the threats caused by the proliferation of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons. Most of the NCPC staff are detailees from Intelligence Community agencies as well as the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy.

NCPC has four directorates, each led by a deputy director: Intelligence Integration; Interdiction & CP Facilitation; Resource Management & Investment; and WMD - Security Issues.

NCPC Documents

Sunday, April 08, 2012

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