The Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) OTA provides the flexibility for better public and private collaboration by providing access to innovative concepts, ideas, and technologies from traditional and non-traditional technology providers. Through the OTA with the CWMD Consortium, the The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) can work with new industry partners to provide soldiers with safe and effective weapons of mass destruction countermeasures.
Contract Details
Contract Number
Other Transaction Authority
Performance Period
Expires 30 Sept 2023
Available to
U.S. Department of Defense
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As a component of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Chemical and Biological Defense Program, the JPEO-CBRND protects the entire Joint Force – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and First Responders – through the advanced development of CBRN defense capabilities that enable our Warfighters to fight and win in a CBRN-contested environment.


  • Expands the JPEO-CBRND base through increased access to innovators
  • Agile and flexible way to develop CWMD prototypes using new and innovative technology to counter weapons of mass destruction
  • Delivers low-risk, low-cost, and best-of-breed solutions
  • Allows for streamlined, rapid acquisition outside of traditional FAR-based contracting
  • Seamless transition from prototype to production
  • Converts “Government contracting” to commercial practices

Our Capabilities under CMWD