S.T.A.T. Medical Devices has designed the most versatile, affordable, and quickest applied Tactical Tourniquet on the market today, that effectively occludes blood flow in extremities and can be used on torso wounds. 

S.T.A.T. Tourniquet ‘Stops the Bleed’ in Mass Casualty Incidents (See Video)

S.T.A.T. Tourniquet’s intuitive design, allows civilians to use it without prior bleed control training in the event of an emergency. S.T.A.T. Tourniquet comes with a self-counting timer, and can be used on...
Impasse II is the best choice for securing at risk facilities or protecting specific assets within a property.

Ameristar Impasse II Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Maintaining a secure perimeter is the first line of defense against potential threats. Towards that end, Ameristar Perimeter Security, a new competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, with multiple product...
NOAA's satellite image of Hurricane Florence (Courtesy of NOAA)

Hurricane Florence Prompts Mandatory Evacuations (Videos)

By Jay Croft, Paul P. Murphy and Kaylee Hartung, CNN As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast of the United States, the governors of North and South Carolina have issued mandatory evacuation...
When life threatening incidents occur, all individuals must be alerted and safety protocols quickly implemented and followed. LRAD systems ensure warnings and lifesaving notifications are simultaneously heard and clearly understood, providing superior communication capabilities for crisis situations.

LRAD Goes for 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Trifecta with LRAD 360XL-MID Mobile Kit

LRAD Corporation, a global leader in long range voice broadcast systems, advanced mass notification, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security...
The U.S. Coast Guard Ready for Rescue Challenge invites you to submit a concept for a solution that helps make a person in the water easier to find. The best solutions will be effective, affordable, and hold the potential for wide adoption by recreational boaters. (Courtesy of the McMurdo Group, an Orolia company)

$255K Ready for Rescue Challenge to Develop New Boater Safety Solutions

As the nation’s maritime first responder, the U.S. Coast Guard is devoted to helping boaters in distress. Within this mission, one critical issue is finding people in the water. Towards that end, the...
The devastating hurricanes and wildfires of 2017 reminded the nation of the importance of preparing for disasters. Often, we will be the first ones in our communities to take action after a disaster strikes and before first responders arrive, so it is important to prepare in advance to help yourself and your community. (Image courtesy of Getty via National VOAD & Twitter)

Get Involved – September is National Preparedness Month (Multi-Video)

National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our communities now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on...
These proposed educational awareness initiatives will provide employees the information necessary to better cope with professional and personal challenges, and behavioral wrong turns that may lead to suicide.

Proactive 10 Step Suicide Reduction Program for Law Enforcement

By Vincent J. McNally, MPS Suicide is a major issue of concern within law enforcement, and with the extreme level of scrutiny thrust daily upon Police Departments they need to utilize all...
Rickey White pilots and interceptor drone during the ThunderDrone Tech Expo at SOFWERX in Tampa, Fla., Sept. 5, 2017. The expo provided an opportunity for industry, national laboratories and academia to discuss and promote new and innovative drone technology with the special operations community. (Courtesy of Barry Loo and the USAF)

SOCOM Seeking Technologies for War in a Post-Cyberpunk Era (Multi-Video)

By Kelsey Atherton, C4ISRNET The great trick of computers is that they enable people to be more than human. In a new request for information, the U.S. Special Operations Command is looking for...
The IBAC 2 is a fully automated biological agent detector that provides 24/7 air monitoring.

FLIR Biological Agent Detectors to Support United States Forces Korea

FLIR Systems, Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, and strong competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is in receipt of an order for  FLIR IBAC 2 biological agent detector systems...
Zone Protector™ – Detect Cell Phones & Hidden Transmission Devices. Accurate Detection - Future Proof - Multiple Alert Options. Deploy as a portable or network device with adjustable range.

Cellbusters Goes for Trifecta in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Cellbusters, an Award Winner for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution for Two Years Running in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is happy to announce the Zone Protector (Cellular and Cyber Detection System), has been nominated to compete in...