HOMELAND DEFENSE

& Security Information Analysis Digest

8 NOVEMBER 2021

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

FEATURED ARTICLE

Time After Time’s Up

Medical countermeasures (MCMs) known as “resurrectors” may one day be incorporated into the combination antidote for nerve agents and organophosphate (OP) pesticides and could increase the currently small window of time to treat organophosphate nerve agent (OPNA) poisoning. In its role as the Joint Science and Technology Office (JSTO) for Chemical and Biological Defense, the…

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Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Reports on VX Decomposition With Lasers

1. Inquiry HDIAC received the following technical inquiry from Dr. Gene Stark, JPM-P CBRN Protection: “I am looking for reports from work done at Idaho National Labs (INL) using lasers to decompose VX nerve agent. My understanding is that INL used a neodymium-YAG [Neodymium-doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet] laser at wavelength of 266 nm to decompose VX nerve agent on vinyl tile. Any reports you can…

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UPCOMING WEBINAR

Right Information, Right Format, Right People – Keys to Improving Engagement Between the Department of Defense & the U.S. Innovation Community

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the innovation community don’t always speak the same language or do business in the same way; and until they do, neither can fully achieve their business or national defense goals. Yet some companies, particularly small businesses, continue to respond to solicitations that may, or may not, help to…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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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AI Burzynski

CEO and Co-Founder – MustER

Al is a highly skilled business executive, innovator, and strategic public relations marketing expert with a proven ability to solve multifaceted problems. He has assembled a team to develop a solution to America’s challenge of critical medical care surge capacity from America’s hospitals to the battlefield (www.combatmedsurge.com).

As a member of the U.S. Army, Department of Defense, and Veterans Administration, Burzynski has devoted most of his career to military and public service, holding various positions ranging from combat arms to public affairs to emergency management. He is a volunteer member on the Franklin County Community Emergency Response Team and a member

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