Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Norman D. Merkel, 45, died in the line of duty due to a medical condition inside the fitness room of the federal courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas, January 16, 2019.

Hero Down: Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Dies Of Heart Attack (Video)

January 24, 2019 – In Breaking News – Blue Lives Matter United States Department of Justice Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Norman “Norm” Merkel died in the line of duty on Jan. 16,...
The rugged, pager-sized FLIR identiFINDER R200-GN SPRD is designed to detect and identify neutrons, in addition to gamma radiation, allowing front-line responders to quickly determine whether there is a true radiation threat for safe, informed decision making.

How to Develop a Radiation Detection Deployment Plan (Multi-Video)

By Kevin Buxton, Director of Business Development at FLIR Systems Radiation is one of the most dangerous threats to responders. You can’t see it, smell it or hear it. It could be...
The LowCam VI108 UVIS, from Advanced Detection Technology, is one of the lightest and most portable inspection ramps in the industry and was specifically commissioned by Advanced Detection’s partners in Russia to be a part of security checkpoints at FIFA World Cup 2018.

LowCam Under Vehicle Inspection Takes ‘ASTORS’ Platinum (Videos)

Advanced Detection Technology, has been recognized as Platinum Award Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, for the second consecutive year, for Best Under Vehicle Surveillance System. The company’s suite of portable...
Armor Express Traverse, Molle configuration (pictured here), is an overt patrol vest that will convert your legacy concealable soft armor into a front zip-side opening vest. This vest offers MOLLE, Dress, and slicked out options to meet your departmental requirements, while providing as much customization and utility as possible.

Armor-Express Unveils Mission-Ready Protective Solutions at SHOT Show

Armor Express, a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Personal/ Protective Equipment Product, unveiled the company's newest innovations in ballistic technology, carrier designs, hard armor applications, and accessory tools at...
The attack targeted an American military convoy in the northern city of Manbij while troops were inside the Palace of the Princes, a restaurant where they often stopped to eat during patrols, residents said. A suicide attacker wearing an explosive vest blew himself up nearby, while the Americans were inside. (Courtesy of YouTube)

4 Americans Killed in Syria Attack Claimed by ISIS (Graphic Video)

January 17, 2018 – In Breaking News – CNN ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans and at least 10 other people in the Syrian city of...
By providing highly intelligible voice communications and attention-commanding alert tones to ensure warnings are heard and understood, LRAD is fundamentally changing the way law enforcement agencies conduct everyday duties and elevated risk operations.

See 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award-Winning LRAD at the SHOT Show (Multi-Video)

Hot on the heels of LRAD taking Double Award Honors in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and receiving a December $1.1 million follow-on acoustic hailing device (AHD) order from...
2018 'ASTORS' Award-Winning Drone Aviation Increasing Production to Support Recent Multi-Million Dollar Award

Drone Aviation Manufacturing Grows to Meet Increasing Demand (Videos)

Drone Aviation Holding, a manufacturer of tethered drones recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution, is increasing its production capacity through a new partnership with an established...
InstantEye systems are noted for their ease of use, with an intuitive architecture that makes it MOS (military occupational specialty) non-specific.

InstantEye Robotics New Mk-3 GEN4-D1 SUAS System Available (Video)

InstantEye, a family of combat-proven, high-performance, affordable, aerial robotic systems that can be hand launched/recovered by a single operator in any weather, has released the InstantEye Mk-3 GEN4-D1 sUAS multiple capability system. InstantEye...
The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Leidos a $36 million contract for work on the development of torpedo countermeasure technologies for submarine defense. (Courtesy of Leidos)

Leidos to Develop Next-Gen Torpedo Countermeasures for US Navy

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Leidos a $36 million contract for work on the development of torpedo countermeasure technologies for submarine defense. Leidos will design, build, and test an...
USS Wichita (LCS 13) is a fast, agile, focused-mission platform designed for operation in near-shore environments as well as the open-ocean. It is designed to defeat asymmetric threats such as mines, quiet diesel submarines and fast surface craft. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

Navy Commissions Newest Littoral Combat Ship Wichita (Multi-Video)

The Navy commissioned its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Wichita (LCS 13), ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, near Jacksonville, where the ship...