Technical Research and Analysis Services

The Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is a component of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Information Analysis Center (IAC) enterprise.

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Novel Textiles for Protective Clothing

What Research and Development (R&D) exists in Passive and Reactive textile/fabric technologies, especially that enhancing Warfighter Personal Protective Equipment development?

Using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) to Detect, Deny, and Impact a Variety of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Domains

How can UASs be used to impact border security and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief?

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Augment Counterproliferation Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

What technical documents discuss using AI for detecting the proliferation/counterproliferation of WMD materials?


NIST Issues New Guidance for Emergency Response During Wildfires

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a pair of reports that provide guidance for strengthening wildfire preparedness across the United States, including specific actions that communities can take to save lives…

Gov. Justice Announces Fidelis New Energy to Build Hydrogen Project and Data Center Campus in Mason County

CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Jim Justice announced today that Fidelis New Energy®, LLC (Fidelis) has selected Mason County as the site for a lifecycle carbon neutral hydrogen production facility – The Mountaineer GigaSystem™ and the Monarch Cloud…

U.S. Army Participates in Multinational Live Agent CBRN Training Exercise in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE SUFFIELD, Alberta, Canada – Highly trained troops are honing their skills during live agent chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) training at Exercise Precise Response on Canadian Forces Base Suffield in Alberta,…

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