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Defense Agencies


DoD Agencies
Logo Name Description
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Logo Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) DTRA is the U.S. Department of Defense’s official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction. They address the entire spectrum of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosive threats. DTRA’s programs include basic science research and development, operational support to U.S. warfighters on the front line, and an in-house WMD think tank that aims to anticipate and mitigate future threats long before they have a chance to harm the United States and our its allies.
DARPA Logo Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) DARPA’s mission is to maintain the technological superiority of the U.S. military and prevent technological surprise from harming our national security by sponsoring revolutionary, high-payoff research bridging the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military use.
DCMA Logo Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is the Department of Defense (DoD) component that works directly with Defense suppliers to help ensure that DoD, Federal, and allied government supplies and services are delivered on time, at projected cost, and meet all performance requirements.
Defense Audit Agency Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), under the authority, direction, and control of the United States Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), is responsible for performing all contract audits for the DoD and providing accounting and financial advisory services regarding contracts and subcontracts to all DoD components responsible for procurement and contract administration. These services are provided in connection with negotiation, administration, and settlement of contracts and subcontracts.
MDA Logo Missile Defense Agency (MDA) The MDA develops, test, and field an integrated Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), to protect the United States, our forward deployed forces, and our friends and allies from hostile ballistic missile attack.
DLA Logo Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) The Defense Logistics Agency is the Department of Defense’s largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries.
DISA Logo Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) DISA is a Combat Support Agency engineers and provides command and control capabilities and enterprise infrastructure to continuously operate and assure a global net-centric enterprise in direct support to joint warfighters, National level leaders, and other mission and coalition partners across the full spectrum of operations.
DTIC Logo Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) serves the DoD community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today.
NSS Logo Defense Security Service (DSS) DSS supports national security and the warfighter, secured the nations technilogical base, and overseas the protection of US and foreign classified information in the hands of industry.
DIA Logo Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is first in all-source defense intelligence to prevent strategic surprise and deliver a decision advantage to warfighters, defense planners, and policymakers. DIA deploys globally alongside warfighters and interagency partners to defend America’s national security interests.


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