The boat, being referred to as a new type of ‘narcosub’, is a battery operated watercraft capable of completely submerging for up to 12 hours, in order to evade law enforcement.

DEA Discovers New Type of Drug Running ‘Narcosub’ in Columbia

On November 5th, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), who was recognized for Excellence in Homeland Security in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, working with the Colombian military, discovered a new...
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Overcoming Airport Infrastructure Obstacles with Armored nanoFIBER

Airports in the U.S. range in size however, most are spread over 1.0 million square foot terminals with multiple concourses and over 100 gates with the ability to accommodate 100+ aircrafts. Airfields...
PureTech PureActiv

PureTech’s PureActiv a Multi-Award Finalist in 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

PureTech Systems, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, delivers a fully integrated automated outdoor wide-area and perimeter protection system in PureActiv, with the highest probability...
Rolling Doors and Grilles Provide Trusted Protection Against Theft while Avoiding the Dreaded Broken Window Theory

Building Safety and Security in the Era of COVID-19

Guest OpEd by Adrienne Reitz, Senior Marketing Communications Manager, CornellCookson The effects of COVID-19 are transforming all aspects of life and business. As more and more shops, restaurants, bars and other hospitality and...
MobileDetect COVID-19 Smartphone Testing Kits use portable lab technology with Mobile App Result Reporting to provide safe, confident results in minutes, not days, for a wide variety of testing applications.

DetectaChem Aids Safe Return to Campus with Rapid COVID-19 Testing

DetectaChem, a Returning Competitor to the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's MobileDetect Bio (MD-Bio) BCC19 COVID-19 tests are being successfully deployed by prestigious colleges and universities...
The new Trailer Anti-UAS Defense System (T-AUDS) Counter-UAS System, from Double Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner Liteye, Protect Convoys with Seamless Transition to Fixed Site.

Liteye Launches On-the-Move (OTM) Anti-UAS Defense Solution

Liteye Systems, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Critical Infrastructure Protection Solution and Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution, is introducing the...
1st Detect produces TRACER 1000, the most capable field-deployed Explosive Trace Detector (ETD) and Narcotic Trace Detector (NTD) available for airport and port-of-entry use today.

1st Detect Corporation Newest Competitor in 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

1st Detect Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation, is pleased to announce the company's TRACER 1000 Mass Spectrometer Explosives Trace Detector (MS-ETD), has been nominated to compete in the 2020...
Pat-down procedures are used by TSA screeners to determine if prohibited items or other threats to transportation security are concealed on the person, however, in the post-COVID aviation environment, airports and airlines are embracing “contactless” travel procedures, including airport temperature checks and self-service biometrics.

Why is TSA Doing Pat Downs at U.S. Aviation Checkpoints During COVID?

By Mitchell Brown, former U.S. TSA Federal Security Director After months in which most Americans simply stopped flying due to COVID-19, there are encouraging signs that US air travel is recovering. Americans are...
The new award-winning features of the HALO IOT Smart Sensor include air quality monitoring, BACnet (a communication protocol for Building Automation and Control networks that leverage the ASHRAE, ANSI, and ISO 16484-5 standard protocol) integration and cleaning chemical signature verification.

HALO Unveils New Features to Aid in Safe Return to Work and School

IPVideo Corporation, a 2019 'ASTORS' Multiple Award Winner, is proud to announce the HALO IOT 2.2 Smart Sensor, now includes sound alert incident management incorporates alerts for spoken key words, advanced gunshot...
Available in 30cm (12in) or 46cm (18in), the lightweight, small-footprint terminals couple high transmit and receive performance and reliability, enabling a wide range of communication opportunities for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), military mission aircraft, rotary-wing platforms and business jets.

COMSAT Expands Hardware Footprint with Orbit Multi-Purpose Terminals

COMSAT, a global satellite connectivity solutions provider is further expanding its international terminal, hardware and service footprint following with a new distribution agreement with global provider of airborne and maritime satellite...