Critical Infrastructure Protection Highlights Archive

HDIAC Highlights are noteworthy news items that are published daily from within our eight focus areas sourced from .gov/.mil press releases.

November 20, 2018 Highlight: Maxwell plays pivotal role in 2018 hurricane relief efforts
Urban Search and Rescue teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency a...


November 16, 2018 Highlight: Self-sensing materials are here
From left, Amit Naskar, Ngoc Nguyen and Christopher Bowland in ORNL’s Carb...


November 09, 2018 Highlight: Modeling, monitoring and microgrids: ORNL provides help as Puerto Rico rebuilds
L-R, Researchers Nils Stenvig, Isabelle Snyder and Travis Smith are developi...


November 08, 2018 Highlight: Guam National Guard, Navy join forces for relief efforts
Sailors assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, load a high-mobility excavator...


October 25, 2018 Highlight: Army to fuse laser technology onto air defense system
Soldiers assigned to the 16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Tea...


October 24, 2018 Highlight: First-time Invictus Games competitors enjoying the experience
Staff Sgt. Altermese Kendrick takes aim at the target during archery practice at...


October 22, 2018 Highlight: Invictus athlete motivated to adapt and overcome
Team Army Spc. Stephanie Johnson finishes a race despite a race injury during t...


October 22, 2018 Highlight: Electronic warfare: A battlefield on a different wavelength
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Morvant and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Derema...


October 19, 2018 Highlight: Air Force responds to Hurricane Michael
A 23d Maintenance Group A-10C Thunderbolt II crew chief prepares an aircraft for...


October 18, 2018 Highlight: Army Reserve preparing to fight on a new battlefield
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers Pfc. Jeremy Jackson (left) and Sgt. Josh Soroky, 342n...


October 17, 2018 Highlight: Coast Guard Academy Begins New Study of Corrosion Rates on USS Arizona
USCGA Cadet 1st Class Marshall Grant (center) hands a corrosion rack lined with ...


October 15, 2018 Highlight: Clearing the path: Florida National Guard works route clearance
Florida National Guardsmen of the 753rd Brigade Engineer Battalion from Tallahas...


October 11, 2018 Highlight: SLATE demo highlights live, virtual, constructive environment for pilot training
The Secure Live Virtual Constructive Advanced Training Environment LVC pod is attached to an F-16 with the 64th Aggr...


October 10, 2018 Highlight: Guard members mobilize as Hurricane Michael approaches Florida
Satellite image of Hurricane Michael, which is expected to make landfall on Oct....


October 09, 2018 Highlight: Discovering New Molecules for Military Applications
AI chemistry program aims to accelerate creation of novel, high-performance mole...


October 05, 2018 Highlight: Network Cross-Functional Team, acquisition partners experimenting to modernize tactical network
Soldiers operate a vehicle with the WIN-T communication system during an exercis...


October 04, 2018 Highlight: US, Montenegro conduct groundbreaking cyber defense cooperation
An U.S. Cyber Command Airman and a member of the Ministry of Defense of Monteneg...


October 03, 2018 Highlight: Army testing more effective ghillie suits
The current ghillie suit, known as the Flame Resistant Ghillie System, is shown ...


October 02, 2018 Highlight: In the Eye of the Storm: DoD Has Its Own Hurricane Hunters
Tech. Sgt. Zachary Zieman, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron loadmaster and d...


September 28, 2018 Highlight: Best Warrior challenges to be based on real-world experience
Oregon Army National Guard Spc. Russell Baghdadi, with Headquarters and Headquar...


September 27, 2018 Highlight: Synthetic Training Environment and the digital revolution in the Army
The Synthetic Training Environment will assess Soldiers in enhancing decision-ma...


September 27, 2018 Highlight: Army announces conversion of two brigade combat teams
A Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle departs Rukla, Lithuania to begin preparation...



September 24, 2018 Highlight: Department of Defense Transitions Assets in the Carolinas
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 16, 2018) The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kears...


September 21, 2018 Highlight: Combat-search-and-rescue Airmen press pause to tackle Hurricane Florence aftermath
HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter aircrew Airmen with the 334th Air Expeditionary Group, sit alert ...


September 14, 2018 Highlight: Army response to Hurricane Florence
Soldiers assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, conduct training an...


September 11, 2018 Highlight: Southeastern states prepare for Hurricane Florence
Satellite image via NOAA (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) ...


August 31, 2018 Highlight: Mathematics can assist cities in addressing unstructured neighborhoods
This graphic of a South African neighborhood is overlaid with colors that indicate the number of obstacles b...


August 30, 2018 Highlight: Dangerous and dirty – MacDill “Tank Divers” power the fight
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Triston Evans, an aircraft fuel systems journeyman assigned to the 6th Maintena...


August 24, 2018 Highlight: Hawaii Braces as Hurricane Lane Threatens
Marines secure vehicles, aircraft and equipment prior to Hurricane Lane’s arrival at Marine Corps Air Stat...


August 17, 2018 Highlight: Most wear-resistant metal alloy in the world engineered at Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories researchers Michael Chandross, left, and Nic Argibay show a computer simulatio...


August 15, 2018 Highlight: Thousands of Guardsmen Battle Western U.S. Wildfires
Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers practice containing wildland fire during a field training exercise at th...


August 10, 2018 Highlight: Restoring Trust in Electronic Documents
DARPA program aims to radically improve software’s ability to recognize and reject invalid and malicious el...


July 18, 2018 Highlight: Brixon, Inc. licenses ORNL’s innovative sensor technology for security applications
CAPTION:Sensors can be mounted as a stationary monitor or attached to a drone for aerial surveillance and advanced...


July 16, 2018 Highlight: Reducing the Data Demands of Smart Machines
DARPA program seeks to reduce machine learning’s dependence on labeled data by a million-fold for more effi...


July 02, 2018 Highlight: Army electronic warfare prototypes reach first CONUS brigade
FORT RILEY, Kan. -- For today's commander, having a clear picture of the battlefield is almost as much about understanding ...


June 27, 2018 Highlight: AFWERX's innovations strengthens perimeter security
By Airman Bailee A. Darbasie, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs LAS VEGAS -- Approximately 75 mil...


June 19, 2018 Highlight: How microgrids could boost resilience in New Orleans
Sandia National Laboratories scientist Robert Jeffers was part of a research team that analyzed ways to in...