It’s the first time since World War II that the U.S. has not controlled the airspace. Our service men and women need 360 degree airspace awareness and protection with 3D perimeters vs. sliding behind a linear pile of dirt. (Courtesy of Fortem Technologies)

Drone Attacks Target U.S. forces in Iraq & Syria. What the DoD is Doing

Guest OpEd by Timothy Bean, CEO & Co-Founder of Fortem Technologies Already this year there have been over 25 reported rocket and drone attacks - with the latest including an attack on...
Sandia National Laboratories researchers, from left, Yuan-Yu Jau, George Burns, Justin Christensen and Ed Bielejec plan to test a future neutron generator for an electric-field imaging system at Sandia’s Ion Beam Laboratory, pictured here. (Courtesy of Sandia Labs by Randy Montoya)

Sandia Imaging Tool for Concealed Detonators Nominated in ‘ASTORS’

At times overshadowed by its electrically charged siblings the proton and the electron, neutrons quietly play important roles in national security. They start nuclear reactions for weapons and power plants. They bombard...
Since 1972, data acquired by the Landsat series of satellites have become integral to land management for both government and the private sector, providing scientists and decision makers with key information about agricultural productivity, ice sheet dynamics, urban growth, forest monitoring, natural resource management, water quality, and supporting disaster response. (Courtesy of NASA)

NASA Landsat 9 Website Unveiled Ahead of Launch (See Multi-Video)

Joint NASA and U.S. Geological Survey satellite mission "Landsat 9", is scheduled to launch Thursday, Sept. 16, from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. To help the public learn more about the...
Easily transportable in a car or motorcycle trailer, and immediately ready to fly, with no charging or other aviation infrastructure requirements, the Speeder offers high-speed forward flight with control and lift effected by aerodynamic surfaces as required, building on the aircraft’s ability to fly on engine thrust vectoring. (Rendering of Speeder HSVTOL in piloted configuration, courtesy of JetPack Aviation)

JetPack Speeder Chosen for AFWERX High Speed VTOL Concept Challenge

JetPack Aviation's Speeder VTOL (vertical take-off and landing), has been selected by the highly competitive AFWERX High Speed VTOL (HSVTOL) Concept Challenge, launched in a joint partnership by the U.S. Air...
On the battlefield, when each second counts, the ability to detect and identify missiles, rockets and enemy aircraft is critical to survival.  SecureSync with M-Code provides Sentinel A4 Radar with enhanced resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) capabilities and improved resistance to existing and emerging GPS threats, such as jamming and spoofing to detect more types of threats sooner, for U.S. Army Soldiers.

US Army’s Sentinel A4 Radar Program Integrates Orolia M-Code Solution

Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract in September of 2019, to develop the U.S. Army’s Sentinel A4 system, an air and missile defense radar to provide improved capability against dynamic threats. Within...
Retired Tucson Fire Chief Jeff Piechura was one of two aerial firefighters killed on Saturday, July 10, when their air attack plane went down near Wickieup and the Cedar Basin. (Courtesy of Central Arizona Fire and Medical)

Two Firefighters Battling Wildfires Killed in Crash of Air Attack Aircraft

July 10, 2021 – In Breaking News – AZ Central Two firefighters died after a plane responding to a wildfire northeast of Wikieup crashed on Saturday afternoon, according to the federal Bureau...
The Dedrone system provides important data on drone activity in monitored airspace as the basis for an effective airspace security concept.

Drones Booming Post-COVID; Accelerating Airspace Security Needs

Dedrone®, a market leader in smart airspace security, and Nominated Competitor in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has surpassed 1,000 counter-drone sensors sold, and continues to rapidly expand the...
A U.S. Army reservist captures GPS coordinates in Afghanistan’s Noorgul district. (Courtesy of Tech. Sgt. Christopher Marasky and the U.S. Air Force)

Free S&T Suite Helps Protect Critical Infrastructure from GPS Spoofing

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), which was Recognized with Three Platinum 'Excellence in Homeland Security' and One 'Excellence in Public Safety' Awards in the 2020...
Long Line Helicopter Rescues (Courtesy of YouTube)

Hanging by a Thread-Risks & Rewards of Long Line Helicopter Rescues

Guest OpEd by Ed Viesturs  The Mount Everest spring climbing season is looming and experts, like Alan Arnette, are predicting record crowds – made up from a mix of mountaineering skill levels...

LiteEye SHIELD Launched: New Next-Generation of Counter UAS Defense

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, has launched the new Liteye SHIELD,...