Notable Technical Inquiries (TIs)

Notable TIs are some of the most recent and impactful research efforts done by HDIAC in response to technical inquiries that were submitted by the homeland defense and security community members. They are intended to give a sampling of the wide range of questions presented and responses produced by HDIAC under the free 4 hours of information research support.

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Agricultural Security Risks

What is the significance of agriculture to security?

Military Working Dog CBRN Protection and MCM

What modifications need to be considered for the current deployable force packages/Defense CBRN Response Force military working dog component?

Unclassified Datasets Related to Former Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Programs

Do you know of unclassified datasets related to former WMD programs such as the U.S. Biological Warfare Program?

Respiratory Protection for Military and Law Enforcement Professionals

What is the standard respiratory protection for military and law enforcement professionals - tight or loose fitting?

Lithium-Ion Battery Information Request

What are the specifications and availability of lithium-ion batteries from a North American supply chain?

COVID-19 Delta Variant

Can you provide current and relevant information on the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as lineage B.1.617.2, a variant of lineage B.1.617 of SARS-CoV-2?

Water and Food Safety From Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats

Is there any current research regarding food and water sources as a method of CBRN/weapons of mass destruction use and dissemination?

Decontamination or Contamination Mitigation Using Zirconium Hydroxide

What programs, projects, or organizations use zirconium hydroxide for decontamination and contamination mitigation, and what is its efficacy against all possible CBRN threats, including TICs/TIMs?

Ultrasonic patch

Wearable Diagnostic Devices to Measure Infections

What technologies or studies are available related to wearable diagnostic devices that could measure viral and/or bacterial infections?

An Airman from the 38th Rescue Squadron ensures the connection between the air tank and the air hose is snug, Jan. 20, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must secure their equipment before entering the pool. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Daniel Snider/released)

Emerging Oxygen Generation Technology

What technology exists for producing breathable oxygen at the point of use on or near a battlefield?

Energy and Sustainability Curricula in Military Schools and Universities

Where do energy management, water management, climate change, sustainable construction, waste management, and other energy and sustainability (E&S)-relevant topics fit into military educational institutions’ existing programs?

Kontrol Energy BioCloud COVID-19 Detection

What additional information can you find on equipment from Kontrol Energy's BioCloud link? 

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