A CBP drug sniffing dog alerted to the vehicle during a secondary exam. CBP officers eventually located nine black packages concealed within the transfer case of the truck, the contents of which tested positive for heroin.

CBP Seize Heroin Bundles Hidden in Transfer Case at Santa Teresa Port

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 9.5 pounds of heroin Thursday, concealed within the transfer case of...

Come See Sharp INTELLOS at ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon (Videos)

Sharp Electronics, a Proud Sponsor of the 'ASTORS' is pleased to announce that the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (A-UGV) will be on site at 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC...
Sailors render a salute during the commissioning ceremony for the Virginia Class Submarine USS Washington (SSN 787) at Naval Station Norfolk. Washington is the U.S. Navy's 14th Virginia-class attack submarine and the fourth U.S. Navy ship named for the State of Washington. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua M. Tolbert)

USS Washington Joins US Navy’s Submarine Fleet (See Multi-Videos)

The Navy with assistance from the submarine's sponsor Elisabeth Mabus, daughter of the 75th Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, commissioned and brought to life the newest Virginia class submarine, USS...
The goal of the two-day technical industry meeting is to help define the current state of the art for ETDs, share current research results, and encourage discussion of the trace community for future technology areas to explore to improve the detection of trace explosives. (Image courtesy of FLIR Systems)

DHS S&T Sponsors Advanced Trace Detection Systems Dev’t Industry Day

DHS S&T is sponsoring a two-day technical industry meeting in the area of trace explosive detection capabilities for use in the Homeland Security Enterprise. Explosives trace detection is frequently used as a...
Four days broke into TSA’s top 10 list of busiest days in its history

TSA Raising Aviation Security & Hits Record Summer High (Multi-Video)

To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the...
To counter the presence of illicit fentanyl in Canada and to keep Canadians safe, the RCMP is currently training its Police Service Dogs to detect fentanyl. (Image courtesy of the RCMP)

RCMP Police Dogs in ‘ASTORS’ Put a Bite on Fentanyl Crime (Multi-Video)

The RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre has developed a safe method to teach narcotic K9 teams to train and search for Fentanyl and it's analogs. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)...
Troy Hubschmitt, product manager at SpecOps Group, Inc., with a FINDER radar unit in Mexico City. An emergency responder in Mexico City carries an orange case holding a radar instrument called FINDER. This technology can detect the heartbeats of earthquake survivors buried under rubble. It was developed in a collaboration between NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, then licensed to private companies like SpecOps Group, Inc. (Image courtesy of SpecOps Group, Inc)

S&T-Funded Tech Aids Search Following Mexico Quakes (See Video)

Disaster relief workers searching for earthquake survivors in Mexico City are using technology developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate. FINDER, which stands...
No Time? No Lab? No Problem. Quickly and easily identify chemical hazards in emergency situations with the FLIR Griffin™ G510 portable GC/MS. Designed for downrange missions, the G510 features a large touchscreen and is spray-resistant with long-lasting batteries. It can analyze all phases of matter and confirms vapor-based threats within seconds, so that responders can take immediate action.

FLIR Field Chemical Analysis Tool in the ‘ASTORS’ Awards (See Video)

FLIR Systems, Four-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for Best CBRNE Detection System,  is going for consecutive Wins in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards. Civilian and military responders face scenarios...
The demand for L3 WESCAM’s EO/IR turrets for use on board UAS platforms continued to grow, with more than 60 units ordered for deployment across six countries.

L3 Wins More Than $300M EO/IR Orders Year-to-Date (See in Action)

L3 Technologies' WESCAM business has won multiple MX™-Series electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) product and in-service support contracts year-to-date from military and airborne law enforcement customers totaling more than $300 million in orders. This reflects...
HazMasterG3: its having the knowledge of a subject matter expert in the palm of your hands.

ADV Decontamination Guidance Released in New HazMasterG3 App

Advanced decontamination & neutralization guidance for over 10,000 materials and tradenames, an expanded ordnance database and additional home made explosives precursors (HME) are just a few of the new capabilities found...