Homeland Defense & Security Digest

The Digest is a newsletter intended to provide readers with a greater awareness of the latest research and development trends in the eight technical focus areas supported by HDIAC while also highlighting recent HDIAC activities, services, and products.

Current Digest

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Rendering Riot Control Agents (RCAs) as Materiel Designated as Safe (MDAS)

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was asked to provide information on the processes to render select RCAs as MDAS.  Although the inquirer’s primary interests were in finding approaches outside incendiary ones,…

Personal Protective Equipment, Military

One System, Varied Missions: SOCOM Community’s Collaborative Efforts Deliver a Comprehensive CBRN Protective Mask

Modern warfighters face various biological and chemical threats on the battlefield, from disease to potential manmade poisons, and they require more protective and innovative gear to keep them safe in the varied environments they encounter….

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