& Security Information Analysis Digest

16 AUGUST 2022

HDIAC collects and publishes articles related to our technical focus areas on the web to share with the DoD community.


DoD Committed to Reducing Risk of Nuclear War, Says Official

Colin H. Kahl spoke virtually today at the United Nations’ Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in New York City. “However, today’s security environment is more challenging than at any time since the end of the Cold War and arguably a more complex one, as there are many challenges that impact progress toward the achievement of…


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The State of 5G Technology and Applications to the DoD and Military

The fifth-generation wireless communication technology, abbreviated “5G,” has the potential to transform communication systems. The 5G mobile network will deliver higher speeds, lower latency, increased reliability, more network capacity, and increased interconnectivity. With the deployment, modernization, and implementation of 5G technology into both preexisting and new systems, immense improvements are expected. In recent years, there has been exponential growth in investments and interest in 5G…

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Countering Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Homeland: Constraints and Emerging Solutions

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are ubiquitous and useful but can also be used for nefarious purposes. Law enforcement faces many constraints when mitigating UAS that enter airspace within their jurisdiction.  Detection technology is useful but will only help first responders detect and identify UAS. Mitigating UAS that may have bad intentions is much more complicated…



The 92nd MORS Symposium

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

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 U.S. Department of Defense and Energy labs and has grown…

Biometrics Institute US Strategy Forum

The Biometrics Institute provides an independent platform for discussion about the responsible, ethical, and effective use of biometrics. This year, the Biometrics Institute will be taking these conversations further seeking to create even more interaction…

The 2nd Annual Nuclear Energy Security Summit

This 2024 Summit is gathering an assembly of government and industry leaders, subject matter experts, and regional stakeholders to chart a transformative path for advanced nuclear power technology that aligns with both U.S. and international…

The 18th Annual RadWaste Summit

Connect with decision-makers from both commercial and federal radioactive waste sectors in one platform, gain first-hand insights on the latest industry updates, projects, and policies, and engage in collaborative discussions on topics ranging from safety…

Voice From the Community

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Corey Collings

Director, RDT&E, First Line Technologies

As the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) Director, Corey Collings focuses on the development and application of technology for the decontamination, mitigation, and remediation of chemical and biological warfare agents and other hazardous materials. To achieve these goals, he works with government, academic, and private labs to transfer technology from the prototype stage to fully operational systems and kits for the end user,  bringing technology from “Lab to LifeSaving.”

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