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What does DETRA stand for?

DETRA stands for Defense Threat Reduction Agency

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The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, US Department of Defense, funded this project, and the State of California Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program provided additional financial and staff support.
Sandler will be presented with the medal and a commemorative plaque by Doug Bruder, Division Chief for Systems Applications in the technological development directorate with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
Commencing with the 1946 passage of the McMahon Act, which wrapped up the Manhattan Project and the Manhattan Engineering District to establish a civilian Atomic Energy Commission, the history covers the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project from 1947 to 1959, the Defense Atomic Support Agency from 1959 to 1971, the Defense Nuclear Agency from 1971 to 1996, and the Defense Special Weapons Agency from 1996 to 1998, which became a component of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in 1998.
Recently awarded contracts include the Korea Battle Simulation Center, Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Systems Support, operation and maintenance of the Ripsaw Electronic Warfare and Aircraft Live Fire Range, the Tactical Commander's Development Course, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Weapons of Mass Destruction Defeat contract and the recently announced Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Helicopter Simulator Support Program operation and maintenance services contract.