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Service member helping put an EOD suit on another service member The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Department develops and delivers EOD knowledge, tools, equipment and life cycle support through an expeditionary workforce that exploits technology and information, enhances the technical intelligence process, and provides expertise that meets the needs of the DoD EOD community, combatant commanders and interagency partners. Learn more

Systems Engineering
 JATO The Systems Engineering Department is the principal agent for maintaining the DoD’s application of energetics to fleet needs and missions. The department plans and executes energetics from the earliest stage of acquisition development through actual item fielding, in-service and logistics support, ordnance assessment and final demilitarization phases. The department also maintains the core technical capabilities of energetic applications through expertise areas in warheads, propulsion, fuzing, energetic materials, safety, modeling, simulation and electronic interfaces for energetic systems. The department is the front line for the planning and execution of energetic projects in all DoD and national interest mission areas. Learn more

Systems Integration
  The mission of the Systems Integration Department in Picatinny, New Jersey, is to perform research, development and acquisition of guns and ammunition for the Department of the Navy. Learn more

 Energetics Manufacturing
  The Energetics Manufacturing Department maintains in-house processing capabilities and engineering expertise to serve as source and supplier for energetic products in support of the DoD. The department also provides development, scale-up, and full-scale production of energetic formulations for chemicals, munitions, explosives, propellants, pyrotechnics and energetic ingredients. The department serves as the Navy's single CAD/PAD stock and issue point, provides quality engineering support and services including the activity's hardware inspection, and provides decontamination and disposal services for bulk explosives and other hazardous waste items for both in-house and off-site locations. Learn more

 Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E)
  The Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Department provides RDT&E of energetic materials; chemical, biological, radiological defeat and defense systems; and technologies to evaluate energetic materials and ordnance. The department also provides the scientific foundation needed to determine the behavior and suitability of energetic materials for ordnance applications. Learn more