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The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) is a component of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Information Analysis Center (IAC) enterprise.

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Use of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) as a COVID-19 Disinfectant

Is there relevant data regarding the efficacy of 254-nm germicidal ultraviolet C (UVC), including dosage required, to effectively disinfect touch surfaces exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2? Does that data contain any applications of the same UVC wavelength to surfaces of aircraft or other transportation interiors?

Research Efforts in Infrasound

Who are the key contributors to Department of Defense (DoD) research efforts in the area of infrasound and what are their contributions?

MANET, Adaptive Routing and Cognitive Radio for UAV Networks in Contested Environments

How can unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) networks operate in contested and uncontested environments?


Deputy Defense Secretary, U.K. Counterpart Discuss Defense, Security Priorities

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks met with U.K. National Security Advisor Sir Stephen Lovegrove to reaffirm the U.S.-U.K. bilateral relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom, a Defense Department spokesman said. “I…

Tiny Satellites Will Address Sizeable Questions in Space Science

At NASA, “CuPID” and “CUTE” aren’t just Valentine’s Day buzzwords – they’re the names of two satellite missions launching this fall. The Cusp Plasma Imaging Detector, or CuPID, will study the boundaries of Earth’s magnetic…

DARPA’S Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) Achieves Successful Flight

DARPA, in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, completed a free-flight test of its Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) last week. The missile, built by Raytheon Technologies, was released from an aircraft seconds before its Northrop…

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