Congress & Industry Unite for Aviation Workforce & National Aviation Center

In an effort to ensure the aviation and aerospace industries in the United States remain competitive and are prepared to address the workforce challenges facing the industry, the Aircraft Owners and...
The Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV), built by the defense conglomerate Textron Systems, is a 40-foot remotely-operated launch with long endurance and range. (Courtesy of the U..S. Navy and YouTube)

U.S. Navy Tests Unmanned Patrol Boat for Port Security (Multi-Video)

February 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Maritime Executive The U.S. Navy recently tested its longest-serving unmanned vessel as a platform for port security missions in Norfolk, Virginia, the home...
The new FLIR FIDO X4 is a premium handheld explosives trace detector (ETD) that delivers unmatched sensitivity for a broad range of explosives, so you can easily detect threats at levels others can’t.

New FLIR Fido® X4 Receives ASTM E2520-15 Performance Certification

FLIR Systems, a Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Four Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce that the FLIR Fido® X4 premium handheld explosives trace detector (ETD)...
Researchers at Purdue University have created a silk film “security tag” to go on the surface of drug capsules. (Photo taken with a green filter for visibility.) (Courtesy of Purdue University by Jung Woo Leem)

Edible ‘Security Tags’ to Protect from Counterfeit Drugs (See Video)

Counterfeit medicines are a fundamental security problem, poses tremendous threats to patient safety, public health, and the economy in developed and less developed countries. However, manufacturing prescription drugs with distinct markings, colors,...
“The question is, how much protection does your client really need? For any application where there is a significant risk of intent to harm, violent forced entry, or terrorist threats, then EntryDefender™ is the solution.”

CornellCookson New EntryDefender™ Door Now Available (See in Action)

CornellCookson, a Multiple-Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program, is introducing the new EntryDefender™ Door, the only American made rolling steel door that meets stringent U.S. Department of State standards...

Armor Express Most Advanced Personal Protection at SHOT Show

Armor Express, a Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will demonstrate its latest innovations in ballistic systems, carrier designs, hard armor technology, and duty gear at the 2020...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning Aeroturn’s Integrated Modular Turnstile is a modular deployable turnstile system that can be redeployed into a modular turnstile platform.

Aeroturn Wins 2019 ‘ASTORS’ for Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution

Aeroturn’s mission over the past decade has been to educate schools and government facilities throughout the country on how to better secure their premises and improve security measures. When it comes to...
The Graffiti Bridge over 17th Avenue just before midnight on December 6, 2019 following the events at NAS Pensacola. Painted by a local resident. (Courtesy of Wikipedia.)

NAS Pensacola Shooting an ‘Act of Terrorism,’ says US Attorney General

January 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Washington Post Attorney General William P. Barr said Monday that the December shooting that killed three U.S. sailors on a Florida base was...
Soldiers test MEDHUB during an exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indianapolis. (Courtesy of the U.S. Army by Greg Pugh)

Army Tests New MEDHUB that could Save Wounded Soldiers’ Lives

January 31, 2020 – In Breaking News – USA TODAY The U.S. Army is testing a new medical communication device that could help save soldiers’ lives. The Medical Hands-free Unified Broadcast (MEDHUB) tablet aims to...
DARPA, the Pentagon's research agency, has launched the new Atmospheric Water Extraction (AWE) program to deliver drinking water to troops in dry, arid environments by extracting it from the air. AWE will strive to develop technology for both the individual soldier, as well as for a company of roughly 150 troops. (Courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps and Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel.)

Drinking Water for Deployed Troops, on Demand and from Air

Providing potable drinking water to deployed troops operating in low resource or contested environments is no simple undertaking. Logistics teams face great risk delivering water and often incur what would otherwise be...