Homeland Defense & Security

Counterterrorism, environmental security, aviation security, law enforcement, fraud protection, building and facilities security, border security, disaster/emergency response and recovery, and cybersecurity/information management.

Recent Inquiries

Sanitizing Military Equipment for Agricultural Inspection

What research has been conducted on decontaminating/sanitizing military equipment to ensure it is free from biohazards before shipping outside the continental United States?

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?


HDIAC Mixed Hazardous Waste Consequence Management Table-Top Exercise (TTX) After-Action Report (AAR)

In June 2023, the Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis center (HDIAC) convened a TTX in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which posited a mixed-hazardous waste “dirty bomb” blanketing the nearby federal reservation and its research facilities…

Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company Supports New Bomb Suit Helmet Program

EOD technicians from the 55th Ordnance Company (EOD) are working with Program Executive Office Soldier and Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory to develop the Vertical Load Offset System (VLOS) for the newest combat helmet…

Battery Health Sentry – Enhancing Lithium-Ion Battery Safety

The Battery Health Sentry project led by Dr. Sergiy Sazhin and his team at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) was conceived over a decade ago and resulted in a new approach for battery health monitoring….


Homeland Defense and Future Warfighting Challenges arising from the People’s Republic of China Activities in the Western Hemisphere

This webinar will discuss the range of vulnerabilities to the U.S. stemming from the growing activities of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), its companies, military, security agencies and other agents in the Western Hemisphere,…

Policies, Procedures, and Dangerous Plumes: Lessons Learned From a Mixed-Hazardous Waste Tabletop Exercise

In June of 2023, the Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center convened a Tabletop Exercise (TTX) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which posited a mixed-hazardous waste “dirty bomb” blanketing a nearby federal reservation and its…

Printing Destruction: AM, WMD, and the Emerging Challenges to Security

This webinar will contain CUI and is restricted to U.S. government and contractors. Registrants may be asked to provide verification of their status. A link will be provided for verified users on the day of…


2023 Expeditionary Warfare Seminar

The 2023 Expeditionary Warfare Seminar offers the opportunity to learn and discuss challenging expeditionary warfare and force protection issues in the distant littoral regions of the world that affect the strength and response of our…

10th Annual EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium

Defense Strategies Institute presents the 10th Annual EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium. This event brings together members of the various Military branches & Federal Government agencies to discuss the current initiatives toward advancing domestic and international…

26th Annual Systems & Mission Engineering Conference

The 26th Annual Systems and Mission Engineering Conference organized by the NDIA Systems Engineering Division in collaboration with the NDIA Test & Evaluation Division and the NDIA Integrated Program Management Division aims to bring together professionals from…