Weapons of Mass Destruction

Chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapons or devices capable of a high order of destruction and/or causing mass casualties.

Recent Inquiries

Kontrol Energy BioCloud COVID-19 Detection

1. Inquiry The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) received a technical inquiry (TI) from the Pentagon Force Protection Agency requesting additional information on equipment from this link on the BioCloud. 2. HDIAC…

Multilayered Packaging of Hazardous (CBR) Materials

1. Inquiry The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) received a technical inquiry (TI)  asking what technical studies, research, and published work exists concerning the use of containers for the transport and storage…


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The Tyranny of Distance in Homeland Defense: Weapons of Mass Destruction Response in the Pacific Territories

The United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) covers nearly half of the Earth’s surface, stretching from the western border of India to the West Coast of the United States and from Antarctica to the North Pole….

Historical Discussion of the Trinity Nuclear Weapons Test (A Two-Part Webinar Series)

The Trinity test of July 16, 1945 was arguably history’s greatest scientific experiment. It represented not only the capstone of the Manhattan Project, but the culmination of decades of discovery in physics, chemistry, metallurgy, and…

Introduction to U.S. Nuclear Testing: 1945 – 1992

The US ended all underground nuclear tests in the early 1990s in the lead-up to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, conducting its last explosive nuclear test in September 1992. That test was the 1054th…


Enabling Technologies for Digital Twin Applications for Advanced Reactors and Plant Modernization

This workshop will provide a forum for the nuclear industry and digital twin stakeholders to discuss the application of digital twins and digital twin enabling technologies, such as advanced sensors and instrumentation, data analytics, machine…

NCT USA 2021

NCT USA 2021, co-sponsored by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM CBC), will bring together decision-makers from the chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN); counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED); and the…

National Homeland Security Conference

The National Homeland Security Conference brings together professionals in homeland security, law enforcement, and emergency management. This will include federal agency officials, nonprofit agencies, businesses, and universities. The focus will be on emerging trends in…