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On 27 March 2024, RADM Mike Brookes, Director NMIO, addressed 800+ Department of Homeland Security-recognized fusion center participants at the National Fusion Center Association (NFCA) Annual Training Event in Washington D.C.  His comments focused on Maritime Domain Awareness and maritime security.   RADM Brookes also presented an award to Ms. Hilary Martinez from the Texas Department of Public Safety for her support to the NFCA Maritime Subcommittee.



From 28 February to 1 March 2024, Mr. Charlie Lenway, NMIO’s Latin American Portfolio Manager participated as a panel member at the 2nd Symposium on Remote Sensing Employment in Monitoring Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUUF) in Brazilian Jurisdictional Waters hosted by the Government of Brazil in Salvador, Brazil.  Mr. Charlie Lenway is joined by panel members representing Brazilian agencies included Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MMA), Federal Police (PF), National Agency for Aquatic Transport (ANTAQ), and others. The symposium was held to discuss remote sensing systems and methodologies used in Brazil and around the world and focused on identifying forms of cooperation to curb illegal activity and work towards the sustainability of marine resources.  NMIO participated in the IUUF Symposium and provided an overview brief of the Maritime Information Sharing initiatives for the South Atlantic and East Pacific oceans.




Latest NMIO News:


National Training and Simulation Association's Congressional M&S Leadership Summit 2024 

The NMIO represented IC equities at the National Training and Simulation Association’s
Congressional M&S Leadership Summit 2024 (NTSA) discussed topics focused on the employment of
advanced technologies by US government, academia, and industry to keep ahead of disruptive change and
provide service to the nation through advanced M&S and AI tools.

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Initiative to Bolster Cybersecurity of U.S. Ports |The White House
The Biden-Harris Administration will issue an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports.


Federal Register : Amending Regulations Relating to the Safeguarding of Vessels, Harbors, Ports, and
Waterfront Facilities of the United States

The Federal Register for the Daily Journal of the United States Government released by the Executive Order for amending
regulations related to the safeguarding of vessels, harbors, ports, and other waterfront facilities etc.


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The National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) provides a national-level service to improve Global Maritime Community of Interest (GMCOI*) policy, increase data collection, broaden information sharing, enhance organizational
and analytic integration, and advance technology improvements for national-level priorities against threats to, from, and
in the global maritime domain.***


Responsibilities. As a Service of Common Concern (SoCC) NMIO is responsible for coordinating maritime information sharing and intelligence integration throughout the GMCOI and implementing the National Strategy for Maritime Security and its supporting
plans. Another responsibility is the Chair and Executive Secretariat for the Maritime Domain Awareness Executive Steering 

Committee (MDA ESC) in support of the National Security Council, Maritime Security Interagency Policy Committee.  NMIO enhances
GMCOI capability and capacity through five strategic mission integration tasks; NMIO does not conduct collection or perform analysis.





The mission of the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) is to advance maritime intelligence integration, information sharing, and domain awareness to foster unity of effort to protect the United States and its global interests, its allies, and its partners against threats to, in, or emanating from the global maritime domain.


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