Center for Countermeasures (CCM)

White Sands Missile Range, NM

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Direct, coordinate, support, and conduct countermeasure and counter-countermeasure test and evaluation activities for U.S. weapon systems, protection systems, precision-guided weapon systems, and foreign systems. We support all U.S. military Services.

CCM was established and chartered in 1972, and it reports to OSD/DOT&E. CCM supports the T&E community by preparing for future needs in DoD emerging technology areas, leveraging allies' support to advance infrared and radio frequency threat countermeasures, and providing representative threat environment for pre-deployment warfighter training.

CCM Program Overview

Mobile Test and Collection Capabilities

  • Provide portable test instrumentation anywhere across CONUS or OCONUS
  • Operate and deploy mobile instrumentation capable of simulating an array of threats
  • Provide test agility required by DoD to develop and field critical countermeasures at operationally relevant speeds

Allied Project Arrangements

  • Collaborate with other agencies, foreign and domestic, to improve DoD survivability in contested environments
  • Develop partnerships that accelerate the delivery of countermeasure systems utilizing cutting-edge technologies, such as artificial intelligence, cyber, and electromagnetic spectrum survivability
  • Partner with allied working groups to evaluate the advancements and standardization of U.S. and foreign weapon systems T&E


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Countermeasure T&E Expertise

  • Address the emergence of more technologically advanced weapons systems
  • Facilitate testing and operational performance assessments of countermeasures and counter-countermeasure systems
  • Identify gaps in T&E capabilities, actions, and investments by collecting data and conducting analyses
  • Expedite testing to dominate and survive in increasingly complex multi-domain environments

Warfighter Excellence

  • Participate in military exercises to provide a contested environment
  • Participate in training on system survivability and equipment operation
  • Provide feedback on tactics, techniques, and procedures in an operational setting
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Moving into the next stage of technological evolution with advancements in space, cyber, unmanned aerial, hypersonics, and electro-optics

Updates coming soon!

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