USAMMDA is the Department of Defense's (DoD) advanced development activity for products designed to protect and preserve the lives of Warfighters. USAMMDA develops new drugs, vaccines and medical support equipment that enhance readiness, ensures the provision of the highest quality medical care to the DoD and maximizes survival of medical casualties on the battlefield.
USAMMDA project managers guide the advanced development of medical products for the U.S. Army Medical Department, other U.S. Services, the Joint Staff, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and U.S. Special Forces community. The process takes promising technology from DoD and academia to U.S. Forces, from the testing required for FDA approval or licensing to fielding of the finished product.
USAMMDA Accomplishes its mission by exercising three core capabilities: