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DTRA Expert Delivers Lecture on DTRA's Role in Radiation Detection Research

Grant Ford speaks to students about DTRA
Grant Ford speaks to students about DTRA
Thursday, April 20, 2017

On March 20th, Mr. Grant Ford visited Texas A&M and the TEES Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) to deliver a seminar lecture to students about the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and its role in radiation detection research.  Ford is a NSSPI graduate and currently the J9 NTDN Nuclear Threats Branch Chief of DTRA.  

The seminar was organized by the Texas A&M Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) Student Chapter and NSSPI faculty. Ford's talk covered nuclear technologies, challenges, and priorities from a Department of Defense perspective. He discussed a wide span of topics ranging from nuclear detection/attribution technology to nuclear weapon capabilities and nuclear threats with regards to the United States.

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