The measure going into effect today is security-related, according to the TSA, as improvised explosive devices still pose a threat and as substances such as fentanyl or pepper spray, if released in flight, could harm passengers.

TSA Steps Up Scrutiny of Powders in Carry-On Bags (Learn More, Video)

By Madison Park, CNN If you're traveling by plane with more than 12 ounces of cosmetics powder, dry spices, protein mix or talcum, you may want to check it. That's because the Transportation...
Female genital mutilation/cutting is a federal crime. Anyone who has information about an individual who is suspected of assisting in this crime is urged to call the toll-free ICE tip line at (866) 347-2423 or complete the ICE online tip form or the FBI online tip form. Any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the U.S. (Image courtesy of ICE and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

ICE Brings Female ‘Vacation Cutting’ Fight to WA’s Intl Air Hub (Multi-Video)

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) launched Operation Limelight USA at Washington Dulles International Airport on June 13. The program is designed to increase public...
To celebrate its 40 years of service, Life Flight Network will offer $40 annual memberships—for new members only—for a limited time from June 13 through Labor Day, 2018.

Life Flight Network Celebrates 40 Years of Service (Learn More, Videos)

Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical transport service in the United States, is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and offering $40 new memberships in honor of its 40 year anniversary to communities across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. "Since...
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority is the first to fully deploy the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Biometric Entry and Exit Program

Orlando Airport to Implement 100% Biometric Exit with SITA (See Videos)

SITA SmartPath Technology has been chosen by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) as the technology partner for biometric exit at Orlando International Airport. Orlando International is the first U.S. airport to...
The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) airport grant program funds airport infrastructure projects such as runways, taxiways, airport signage, airport lighting, and airport markings. The grants strengthen our nation's aviation infrastructure and helps create jobs.

DOT Awards $677M Infrastructure Grants to 214 Airports in 43 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement...
World’s First Smartphone Security Scanner that “Sees” Concealed Weapons and Explosives on a Person, Non-Invasively and in Real Time SWORD is the world’s first cutting edge, 3D distance scanning device that is mobile based and able to scan objects and people for weapons, explosives, facial recognition and provide real-time actionable counter measure alerts.

SWORD Mobile Scanner in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (See in Action)

Royal Holdings Technologies Corp. (Royal Holdings), is pleased to announce the 'SWORD' has been nominated to compete in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program. The urgent challenge for security personnel to noninvasively scan people in real...
This four-legged friend has his dream job. Frodo, CBP canine works at Chicago O’Hare finding unwanted agriculture. (Courtesy of CBP)

Chicago CFO Canines Ready for the Challenge (Learn More, Multi-Video)

In 2017, more than 89 million people had one or more dogs living in their household. Most dogs know the commands sit, stay, come and hopefully go outside to use the...
At it's core, AIRFENCE can automatically detect, locate, track and take over UAV controls all on full auto, and can locate the operator with pin point accuracy in real time.

AIRFENCE Counter UAV Preps for Production with US DoD (Multi-Video)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle's (UAV’s) pose a potential security risk to many environments including Airports, Prisons, Energy Facilities, Government offices, and Military bases. AIRFENCE has been designed with over 3 years of military...
Extremely light, nearly silent, and with a flight time up to 25 minutes, the combat-proven, pocket-sized FLIR Black Hornet Airborne Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) for dismounted soldiers, transmits live video and HD still images back to the operator.

Black Hornet PRS for Army Soldier Borne Sensor Program (Multi-Video)

FLIR Systems, a strong competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has received a $2.6 million United States Army order for delivery of FLIR Black Hornet® Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS). The units...
Urban Aeronautics CEO Rafi Yoeli (Courtesy of Urban Aeronautics)

Self-Flying War Vehicle Coming to the USA (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By Jonathan Hunt, Fox News Imagine American soldiers in the mountains of Afghanistan, pinned down by enemy fire, the terrain too dangerous for a helicopter rescue mission. Those soldiers might have to be...