As a recipient of the $8.2 billion, multi-vendor contract, 908 Devices has been named a qualified contractor by the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD), whose mission it is to protect the Joint Force from weapons of mass destruction by generating affordable capabilities. (Image courtesy of JPEO-CBD)

DoD CBRN Selects 908 Devices to Support National Defense Systems

908 Devices has been awarded a 10-year fielded contract through the United States Department of Defense's (DOD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) omnibus Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle. 908 Devices is...
All of the Firearms Pictured Here, Plus Two Sword Canes & More Were Discovered Over the Last Week. See complete lists below.

TSA Finds 86 Firearms in Carryon Bags Last Week (Learn More, Videos)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents discovered 86 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 86 firearms discovered, 73 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Travelers bringing firearms to the checkpoint can be arrested...
Tammy Waitt, AST Editorial Director, Inspector Akrum Ghadban, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Dog Service Training Centre, and Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, Founder & CEO, Kieran Group Holdings and SameShield

RCMP Wins ‘ASTORS’ Award for Fentanyl Dog Training (Multi-Video)

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) was honored at the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards ceremony in New York for its innovation in the fight against illicit...
Canada’s Combat Ship Team’s approach to the CSC project exclusively parallels the Canadian Government’s Defence Policy, which is the foundation for the offering: Strong, Secure and Engaged.

Canada’s Combat Ship Team Delivers CSC Proposal (Learn More, Videos)

Two days prior to the official procurement closure date, Lockheed Martin Canada has delivered the proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program signifying that the acquisition has moved to the...
The HDK is a comprehensive solution enabling field teams to execute the entire process of detection, identification and verification of explosives, narcotics and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT). This kit combines multiple detection and identification methods effective in handling all types and forms of material that the teams may encounter in the field. The kit’s integrated sensors have been specially selected to provide the highest level of performance at the most affordable cost.

New HDK Brings Explosive & Drugs Detection to a New Level

As terrorist and criminals become adept to explosive and drug detection technologies, authorities must also adapt and improve. Criminal and terrorist organizations increasingly exploit commercial precursors to create explosives. Concealment of explosives and...
DHS S&T’s REDOPS fosters collaboration among the country’s leading experts, including the FBI, the DoD, the National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board & boots-on-the-ground bomb techs at every level of government.

REDOPS Highlight Key Collaborations for Bomb Squad Response (Video)

Every day, state and local bomb squads place themselves in harm’s way in order to shield citizens and property from potential catastrophe. Many of the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) they face are...
Empowered with multi-role capabilities and simultaneous air and surface surveillance, you can rely on the Sea Giraffe radars and Saab’s thinking edge to provide the awareness required to protect your ship and secure your superiority.

Saab Sea Giraffe AMB to Expand Support for US Navy LCS (Video)

Saab has received a follow on order from General Dynamics for delivery of its Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar for the United States (U.S.) Navy's Littoral Combat Ships LCS 28 and LCS 30. This...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opened his package but it didn't explode, court docs say.

Cat Hair Links Woman to Bombs Mailed to Obama & Abbott (Video)

By Joe Sutton and Steve Almasy, CNN The evidence against a Texas woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette...
Logan Harris, SpotterRF CEO, (at right), joined over 100 professionals gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields at the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East. Also pictured, Mike Madsen, AST Publisher.

SpotterRF Wins Again with Radar Series Optimized for UAV Detection

SpotterRF, a leader in low cost compact surveillance radar (CSR) has been named the Gold 'ASTORS' Award Winner for “Best UAV Perimeter Protection Solution” by American Security Today at ISC East...
DHS S&T’s Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Explosives Division (EXD) Surface Transportation Explosives Threat Detection (STETD) Program, is one of four DHS S&T Programs recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

Mass Transit Security: Soft Target, Hard Problem (Learn More, Video)

Maintaining security on the nation’s surface transportation systems takes significant resources and manpower, both which tend to be in short supply. For example, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is one of...