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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 139-00
March 22, 2000

ANNUAL CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE REPORT TO CONGRESS RELEASED

The Defense Department announced today that the annual report to Congress on its Chemical and Biological Defense Program is available for distribution.

The report provides detailed descriptions of the chemical and biological defense programs, as well as systems that are currently fielded, in production, or in advanced development.

The report is available on the Internet at http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/chembio02012000.pdf

The report is prepared in Adobe Acrobat, which is available as a free download at http://adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html

For further information for news media, contact Navy Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Cooper at (703) 697-3189.