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Thursday, November 20, 2014
JP 3-40 Countering WMD (Oct 14)
The Department of Defense has released an update to Joint Publication 3-40, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, dated 31 October 2014. The publication provides guidance and the basis for the planning and execution of military activities to counter weapons of mass destruction. It sets forth countering weapons of mass destruction doctrine to govern the activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the US in joint operations and provides the doctrinal basis for US military coordination with other US government departments and agencies and for US military involvement in multinational operations. Chapter topics include "Weapons and Associated Concerns", "Organizational and Command Relationships", "Planning", and "Execution". There is also several appendices and a glossary.