CTTSO to hold Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry on January 30
The APBI will shed light on the requirements for expected funding in the Fiscal Year 2015. The CTTSO estimates $41 million of funding for FY 2015, with the potential for additional funding from outside organizations.
The APBI will discuss a number of topics, including chemical, biological, radiological nuclear and explosives, tactical operations support, advanced analytic capabilities, investigative and forensic science, personal protection, improvised device defeat/explosives countermeasures, collection and operations support, surveillance and personal protection.
The CTTSO seeks to find and develop novel capacities to fight terrorism. It works to support the U.S. Department of Defense and interagency partners through the research and development of innovative counter-terrorism tools.
The CTTSO functions as a program office under the supervision of the Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict. The CTTSO works with more than 100 government agencies, national first responders, local and state governments and law enforcement agencies. The CTTSO operates as a platform for information sharing between more than 100 organizations to provide an informed, communal approach to counterterrorism.