Official U.S. Navy file photo of an EP-3E Aries aircraft in flight. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

US EP-3 Intercepted by Russian SU-27 in the Black Sea (See in Action, Video)

A U.S. EP-3 Aries aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27, on Nov. 5, 2018. This interaction was determined to be unsafe due to...

Focus on Defense Budget Leaves Coast Guard High & Dry (Multi-Video)

By Jeffrey E. Phillips, THE HILL Congratulations to Congress for passing the fiscal year 2019 defense budget. We won’t begrudge the accolades that resounded in Capitol Hill offices on the occasion of lawmakers simply...
Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan (at right) talks with the media about Operation Secure Line, with General Terrence O'Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command (at left.)

Migrant Caravan Update, CBP, Northcom & Border Patrol (Videos)

Statement by Kevin McAleenan, Commissioner at U.S. Customs and Border Protection Good afternoon and welcome. I also want to welcome Commanding General O’Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command. I would like to update you...
Unhindered by costly fuel or aeronautic maintenance the Aerostat systems provide unmatched ISR capabilities. Their true strengths are observed with their Maritime ISR showings as the Aerostat is not “just a balloon” but a persistent, unmanned, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platform for Homeland Security and for U.S. allies across the world.

Strategic Benefits of Aerostats for Persistent Surveillance in the Age of Drones (Multi-Video)

Guest Op-Ed By Matt McNiel, TCOM, L.P. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS or, more colloquially, drones) are tremendously useful military assets capable of a variety of non-military applications – from monitoring hurricanes to...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has approved a request for assistance for additional military personnel to deploy to the U.S. Southwestern border to support DHS border control efforts there, DoD officials said. Like Operation Guardian Support, which is supported by 2,100 National Guardsmen, this additional assistance is in support of President Donald J. Trump’s April 4, 2018, memorandum, “Securing the Southern Border of the United States.” (Courtesy of the DoD)

5K+ US Troops to Deploy in Response to Migrant Caravan (Multi-Video)

By Lucas Tomlinson, Fox News Roughly 5,200 U.S. troops will be deploying to the southern border in response to the migrant caravan pushing north through Mexico, U.S. officials told Fox News on...
A Mexican national and convicted child sex offender was arrested Wednesday morning at his Louisiana home by a division of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

ICE ‘Most Wanted’ Child Predator Fugitive Captured in Louisiana

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers arrested one of ERO’s Most Wanted fugitives Wednesday during a targeted operation in Central Louisiana that resulted in the capture...
 Lt. j.g. Ryan Thomas, a marine Inspector at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, walks below the Kaimana Hila, an 850-foot container ship being constructed in Philadelphia Shipyards, Oct. 4, 2018. The Kaimana Hila and the Daniel K. Inouye are the two largest container ship ever built in the United States. During ship construction the Coast Guard works with the ship builder, shipping company and registrar in a unified effort to make the ship as safe as possible for operation. (Courtesy of USCG by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson)

How USCG Supports Maritime Commerce & Ship-Building Industry

By Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson, U.S. Coast Guard District 5 PADET Atlantic City The Coast Guard is known for saving lives at sea, but did you know the service plays a...
According to Andrew Arthur, “The administration’s “Zero-Tolerance” policy is intended to reduce the flow of aliens, and in particular unaccompanied alien children (UACs) and family units, entering illegally across the Southwest border. While this is a significant purposes: First, to reduce the strain put on 
border patrol resources when agents are pulled off of the line to process aliens who have entered illegally. Second, to discourage aliens from placing their lives, safety & dignity in the hands of alien smugglers.

Caravan Update: Trump Threatens Funding, Countries React (Videos)

By Andrew R. Arthur, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Yesterday I discussed the latest caravan of migrants from Honduras making their way to the United States, and the president's threats to cut off aid to...
A man trying to enter the US illegally was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport was exposed by new facial recognition technology on only the third day following deployment. Upon secondary inspection, CBP officers found the man’s authentic Republic of Congo identification card concealed in his shoe. (Courtesy of CBP)

NEC Facial Recognition Used to Catch Impostors at DC Airport (Multi-Video)

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) intercepted an...
The WASP has participated in a series of the Army’s Network Integration Experiment (NIE) and has been recognized as a solution that can support the warfighter.

Drone Aviation Delivers WASP Tactical Aerostats to US DoD (Videos)

Drone Aviation, a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, and Finalist in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has delivered its multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP) to the...