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Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation

Office of Conventional Arms Threat Reduction

Our Mission

The Office of Conventional Arms Threat Reduction leads the working-level U.S. government efforts to curb the proliferation of advanced conventional weapons and related dual-use goods and technologies. CATR also leads U.S. State Department policy on commercial remote-sensing.

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