The Arms Control and Disarmament Agency was established on September 26, 1961 as an independent agency of US Disarmament Administration.
The prime objectives of the organisation is to strengthen United States national security by formulating, advocating, negotiating, implementing and verifying effective arms control, non-proliferation, and disarmament policies, strategies, and agreements.
Organisational Structure of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Principal tasks of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
• For federal research on arm issues through conduct, support and coordination.
• To prepare for and manage U.S. participation in international arms control negotiations
• To inform the American public about arms control
• To prepare for and operate or direct "control systems" that might be useful in monitoring and enforcing compliance with international arms control agreements