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Premise is a data and analytics platform that empowers decision makers with real-time, actionable insights. By combining the power of a global network of on-the-ground contributors with industry-leading data science and machine learning Premise is ‘The Source of Ground Truth.’


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logoBlueFounded in 1997, i3solutions is an IT consulting firm specializing in Knowledge Management and Cognitive-Powered Collaboration, Process Automation, Geospatial Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Fusion, and BI solutions. We are proud of our rich history developing solutions that help a wide variety of Federal, DoD, State, and Local Governments to merge different data sources and draw analytical insights to make that data actionable.   We understand the challenges and mission ciritcal issues facing these agencies and have the proven track record for implementing targeted solutions that accelerate the access to information and improve the quality and visibility of data. i3solutions focuses, streamlines and automates key processes; promotes and enables team collaboration; and aggregates, organizes and reveals situational awareness to dramatically change the way the Collaborative Command works every day.


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The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is a DoD-sponsored organization managed by DoDIAC at Fort Belvoir. HDIAC is responsible for acquiring, analyzing, and disseminating relevant scientific and technical information, in support of the DoD and U.S. government research and development (R&D) activities, in our eight focus areas: Alternative Energy, Biometrics, CBRN Defense, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cultural Studies, Homeland Defense and Security, Medical, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. HDIAC’s mission is to be the go-to R&D, S&T, and RDT&E leader within the Homeland Defense and Security community.

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RF Globalnet is the Internet’s leading source of cutting-edge technical information for the RF/microwave design community. If you are an RF/microwave design engineer or engineering manager involved in the design and development of wireless subsystems and components, or military and other radio-based communication systems at all levels, you now have access to a comprehensive web community delivering the latest updates on RF technology to give you the competitive advantage in your industry.

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The Counter-IED Report is a leading international subscription-based publication, which serves as an information source to communicate the latest developments in the fight against the IED threat. The aim of the Counter-IED Report is to identify technological advances as well as strategies and tactics for countering threat networks, reduce IED manufacture and placement, assist post-conflict humanitarian demining and capacity building efforts worldwide.


The intent of SOF News is to provide informative articles, news, analysis, and commentary about Special Operations Forces (SOF) from around the world. In addition, we cover the conflicts where SOF are engaged to include Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

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The Tampa Green Beret Association (TGBA) is a not-for-profit fraternal veteran’s organization incorporated in 2011 in the state of Florida to serve as the corporate partner of Chapter LX of the Special Forces Association.  Our vision is to serve the U.S. Army Green Berets and their families in recruitment, during service, in transition from service, and in pursuit of earned veteran’s benefits while assisting United States Special Operations Command and the Tampa Bay community in recognizing the contribution of U.S. Army Special Forces both during and following the fight.

As a military and homeland security trade publication group, Tactical Defense Media is dedicated to covering the latest developments in both tactical technology and acquisition programs. We work with defense industry professionals, active-duty service members, and DoD and DHS offices to bring readers timely and accurate information. Subscribe Here