US Defense Threat Reduction Agency

DTRA
Fort Belvoir, VA, United States

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is the US Department of Defense's official combat support agency for countering weapons of mass destruction. Its experts address chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosive threats through research and development, operational support to US war fighters 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 its allies.

Contact details

Address:
8725 John J Kingman Rd #6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, United States

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
N/A
Institutional affiliations
No affiliation
Year founded
1998
Age (years)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 26
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Rebecca K.C. Hersman
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Rhys M. Williams
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 11
United States average
 51
Global average
 65
% Female staff
2023
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 45%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%

Social

Likes (2023)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 12,207
United States average
 66,654
Global average
 26,966
Likes (2022)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 11,648
Likes (2021)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 10,909
Followers (2024)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 7,761
United States average
 49,711
Global average
 19,229
Followers (2022)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 7,059
Followers (2021)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 5,320
Subscribers (2023)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 855
United States average
 19,005
Global average
 6,240
Subscribers (2022)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 790
Subscribers (2021)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 602
Followers (2023)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 969
United States average
 15,710
Global average
 10,933
Followers (2022)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 795
Followers (2021)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 509
Followers (2023)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 32,772
United States average
 18,467
Global average
 11,984
Followers (2022)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 24,938
Followers (2019)
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 11,533

Data notes

Last updated: 26/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: ETH CSS Organizations and Resources Page Partners, Organisation┬┤s website
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