Press Releases

Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement on the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell:

 

“We have lost an extratordinary public servant and American statesman with the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. A kind, thoughtful, and passionate human being who worked tirelessly to make our world a better place. Secretary Powell served in a variety of critical national security positions, was a decorated veteran, and a champion of national, public, and military service. On behalf of the Intelligence Community, we thank Secretary Powell for his devotion to America and we hope his legacy brings his family comfort in this difficult time."

 

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, the research and development arm of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announced today a multi-year research effort called the Robust Energy Sources for Intelligence Logistics In Extreme, Novel and Challenging Environments (RESILIENCE) program.

 

RESILIENCE will develop portable power solutions for electronics that can operate under the demanding operational conditions experienced by Intelligence Community (IC) officers. If successful, it will provide power sources to extend the function of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with vertical take-off and landing capability and unattended electronic devices, which must operate in extreme environmental conditions for years.

 

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement: “I congratulate Tom Monheim on his confirmation as Inspector General of the Intelligence Community. Tom is a tremendous leader with integrity and empathy who has devoted his career to public service and advancing U.S. national security. The Intelligence Community will benefit greatly from his unwavering commitment to independence and objectivity.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement:

 

“On behalf of the Intelligence Community, I offer my congratulations to Shannon Corless on her nomination to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis for the Treasury Department. She is the first ODNI officer to be nominated for this important position.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As directed by the President, the Intelligence Community completed its 90-day review on the origins of COVID-19. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released the declassified key takeaways from the assessment that was provided to the President and policymakers last week. The key takeaways are available here.

 

 

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