Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs Awarded Defense Threat Reduction Agency Contract Countering Threats Worldwide

August 12, 2022

TULSA, Okla. (August 12, 2022)Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs, LLC (CNSP), an organization within Cherokee Federal, today announced it is one of five awardees for a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) $850 million ceiling indefinite delivery/indefinite quality (IDIQ) contract. CNSP will support DTRA in its mission to counter threats and vulnerabilities and to bolster national and international chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high explosives (CBRNE) security through assessments, exercises, and modeling and simulations. 

“It is an honor to continue supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to protect Americans here at home and our international partners abroad,” said Karl Gaskins, Operations General Manager for CNSP. “For the past six years, our organization has provided subject matter experts in support of vulnerability threat assessments, and this contract serves as an excellent extension of that existing work.”

CNSP provides experience and results to government partners seeking support on military operational management, overseas diplomatic infrastructure, forensics intelligence analysis, vulnerability/suitability assessments, security force operations and management, among other services. This depth of experience positions CNSP for success as the organization supports DTRA in enabling the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Government and International Partners to counter and deter national and global threats.

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Cherokee Federal and its team of tribally owned companies is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses — the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. The mission of Cherokee Federal is to build a talented team that provides innovative solutions that solve America’s greatest challenges and serves Cherokee Nation with strong conviction and heart. For more information, please visit or follow Cherokee Federal on LinkedInFacebookTwitter and YouTube.

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