Cooperative Scientific Engagement for Global Security in the 21st Century

Since its founding at Sandia National Laboratories in 1994, the CMC has used cutting-edge science, engineering, and technology to build cooperative engagements around the world to strengthen international security. The CMC will continue to highlight the importance of science-driven collaboration for international peace and stability in the 21st century by providing a venue in which experts from around the world can explore the use of shareable technology and research to advance global strategic stability. Examples include confidence and security building measures and monitoring and verification of treaties and other agreements.

The CMC offers facilities, subject matter expertise, and partnerships that enable all stages of international science and technology cooperation. These include:

  • Analyzing security issues and developing options for implementing solutions
  • Training on methods, technologies, and procedures
  • Testing and evaluating technical approaches
  • Implementing and operating technical measures

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