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

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Transfer Rate on Fabrics

What is the quantity and rate of DNA transfer of wet and dry biological fluid stains (semen, blood, saliva, and vaginal fluid) on clothing and fabrics?

Uses of Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems Within the Homeland

What information is available on using counter unmanned aerial systems within the homeland defense/security, consequence management, or civil protection spaces?

Coordinating the Elimination of Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances

Is there a group coordinating the elimination of per- and polyfluorinated substances, also known as the "forever chemicals," in U.S. Department of Defense materiel?


Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel suited up in a desert landscape.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Techs Pioneer Innovative Method to Clear Stuck Artillery Round

FORT SILL, Okla. – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians demonstrated flexibility, ingenuity, and resourcefulness during a recent response to a lodged round in an M109A6 Paladin howitzer on Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Army EOD…

Stethoscope and dog tags laying on a Flag of the United States.

DoD-Supported, Lifesaving Autoinjector to Combat Ultra-Potent Opioid Exposure Available Through DLA

FORT DETRICK, MD – Long approved for pain control in civilian and military medicine, synthetic opioids are substances that are created in a laboratory and act on the same targets in the brain as natural…

Large aircraft being prepared for its first mission in the Sub-Arctic region.

NRL Participates in International Campaign Investigating Polar Low Phenomena

WASHINGTON – U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) research meteorologist James Doyle, Ph.D., joins an international team of scientists to investigate meteorological processes associated with Arctic cold air outbreaks. From late February through early April, the…


A political map of the Caribbean Sea showing Central and South America.

Security Implications for the United States from Iranian and Hezbollah Activities in Latin America and the Caribbean

This presentation will examine engagement with Latin America by Iran, its government agents, and surrogate groups such as Hezbollah, including terrorist finance, terrorism, and other activities and their evolution in recent years.  It will address…

Novel Nuclear Forensics for the 21st Century

This work will demonstrate how ubiquitous radiological characterization can take place throughout all nuclear facilities for all nuclear material (even those facilities the United States does not know exist). The presentation will detail how this…

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 United States stemming from the growing activities of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), its companies, military, security agencies, and other agents in the Western…


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The 92nd Military Operations Research Symposium

For over 55 years, the annual Military Operations Research Symposium (MORS) has been an opportunity for the national security community to exchange information, examine research and discuss critical national security topics. Held in notable locations,…

Three military personnel initiate a detonation process.

17th International Detonation Symposium

The International Detonation Symposium started in 1951, and was originally a Navy-sponsored discussion of about 17 papers. In subsequent years it has been sponsored by both DOD and DOE labs, and has grown to over…

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DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference & Exhibition

The 2024 Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition takes place this year on April 23rd & 24th in Columbus, OH. This event is hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) in…