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National Counterproliferation Center

Definition/Scope: The National Counterproliferation Center (NCPC) is the primary organization within the U.S. Intelligence Community charged with combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems. NCPC works with the Intelligence Community to identify critical intelligence gaps in counterproliferation collection or analysis and then develops solutions to help close those gaps. Through its Innovation Fund, NCPC also works to find and fund new technologies to help combat proliferation. Additionally, NCPC works to identify “over the horizon” proliferation concerns and creates strategies to ensure that the IC is well-positioned to address them.



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Director of National Intelligence
Intelligence Community

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Related Terms:

Central Intelligence Agency
Coast Guard Intelligence
Defense Department
Defense Intelligence Agency
Defense Joint Intelligence Operations Center
Department of Energy
Department of Homeland Security
Department of the Treasury
Drug Enforcement Administration
Justice Department
National Counterintelligence Executive
National Counterterrorism Center
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Intelligence Council
National Reconnaissance Office
National Security Agency
Nuclear Posture Review
State Department

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