Raytheon's mobile high energy laser looks out into a wide-open sky. The company's advanced high power microwave and high energy laser engaged and defeated dozens of unmanned aerial system targets in a recent U.S. Air Force demonstration.

Raytheon HPM & HEL Technologies to Protect Ground Troops from UAS

Raytheon's advanced high power microwave (HPM) and mobile high energy laser (HEL) systems successfully engaged and defeated multiple unmanned aerial system targets during a U.S. Air Force demonstration. Mature HPM and HEL...
Chechen Kyrgyzstani-American brothers Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, (at left), and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, (at right) were responsible for planting pressure cooker bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, which killed three people and injured approximately 280 others. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Family Terrorism Returns: Sri Lankan Suicide Bombers (Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd by Dean C. Alexander, professor/director of the Homeland Security Research Program at Western Illinois University and author of the recent book Family Terror Networks (2019) The horrific terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka...
APPROXIMATELY 20,000 CHILDREN have lost an active duty parent in the military over the last 35 years. 97% of casualties are men, leaving behind single mothers to care for their families. Of those families, 60% report having trouble making ends meet.

‘Rolling Remembrance’ Kicks Off for Kids of Fallen Patriots by Pepsico

In remembrance of military members who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the United States, and in honor of the surviving families, PepsiCo launched the fifth annual "Rolling Remembrance" relay...

DISA Offers Teleconferencing to DOD Employees Worldwide at No Cost

By Jo Bordeau, DISA Strategic Communication and Public Affairs The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Defense Collaboration Services (DCS) now has an integrated teleconferencing capability available to DOD employees worldwide at no...
Early on 17 June 2017, the United States Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship, about 80 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo, Japan, killing seven sailors, Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlosvictor Ganzon Sibayan, Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin. (Courtesy of the US Navy)

Navy Drops Criminal Charges in USS Fitzgerald Collision that Killed 7

April 11, 2019 – In Breaking News – NPR The U.S. Navy is set to drop all criminal charges against two officers following the fatal collision that killed seven sailors aboard the...
Nanotechnology, manufactured at scale and low cost while posing minimal health risks, may point to a future with fewer fires that are less lethal and less damaging.(Courtesy of U.S. Air National Guard by Airman 1st Class Amber Powell)

USFA: Using Nanotechnology to Minimize Fire Damage

April 10, 2019 - Breaking News - U.S. Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration reported over 1.3 million structure fires in 2017 causing an estimated 3,400 deaths, 14,670 injuries and $23 billion...
Christopher Slutman was one of three U.S. Marines killed near the Bagram Air Base, in an attack the Taliban has claimed responsibility for. The father of three spent 15 years working for the FDNY and was given a memorial medal in 2014 for crawling through flames to rescue an unconscious woman inside an apartment fire in the South Bronx. (Image courtesy of YouTube.)

3 US Marines Killed in Roadside IED Bomb Attack in Afghanistan

April 9, 2019 – In Breaking News – ABC News Three U.S. Marines were killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan on Monday, according to the U.S. military. Three other Americans service members and an Afghan contractor...
The CAIRA from Haines Security Solutions is designed to identify and quantify vulnerabilities and risks associated with applicable Critical Infrastructure (CI) systems being subjected to various natural and manmade threats. This information empowers decision makers in making informed decisions, setting priorities, and developing future plans, projects, and programs needed to remediate, mitigate, or accepting the risk, and identifies cost-effective solutions to mitigate risk and assists in the development of projects to correct noted deficiencies.

HEY BOSS, IT’S TIME FOR YOUR ‘SECURITY’ COLONSCOPY

Quantifying Asset Values, Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risks Guest Editorial by Doug Haines Every year or so, I get a medical check-up and every year the doc says, “Why don’t we schedule that colonoscopy...

Military Snipers Face Off in USSCO Shooting Competition (Multi-Video)

March 26, 2019 – In Breaking News – Army Times Snipers from around the world tested their skills last week in intense events meant to look, feel and sound like combat. The U.S....
Two pilots were killed as a result of a US Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopter crash in Yuma, Arizona, at approximately 8:45 pm, Sunday, while conducting a routine training mission as part of the Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 2-19. (Courtesy of Bell Helicopter)

Two Pilots Killed in Marine Corps Helicopter Crash Air Station Yuma

March 31, 2019 – In Breaking News – Marine Corps Times Two Marine pilots have died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona, U.S. Marine Corps officials said...