Weapons of Mass Destruction Program Law and Legal Definition

The Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Program is a U.S. program that supplies U.S. missions both abroad and in domestic facilities with first-responder gear and training to help the U.S. personnel to survive and escape from a contaminated environment in the event of a chemical-biological terrorist attack.

The program also provides a continuing full scope of chemical-biological training worldwide on a two year cycle.

The following is an example of a federal statute defining the term:

According to 18 USCS § 832, “weapons of mass destruction program" means a program or plan for the development, acquisition, or production of any weapon or weapons of mass destruction (as defined in section 2332a(c) [18 USCS § 2332a(c)].