Tiger cub found during CBP inspection in passenger vehicle. (Courtesy of CBP)

Cincinnati CBP Reveals Unique Seizures & Concealment Methods

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agriculture specialists stationed in Cincinnati routinely encounter unique concealment methods employed by smugglers of all types. From dangerous narcotics, fake IDs, illegal steroids and...

Coyote UAS & KRFS Radar to Acquire, Track & Engage US Enemy Drones

The U.S. Army has selected Raytheon's Coyote unmanned aircraft system and Ku band radio frequency system (KRFS), to counter the escalating threat of enemy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the skies above the...
Xiaolong Sun, (left to right), a post-doctoral fellow in the chemistry department, Pedro Metola, a clinical assistant professor in the natural sciences department, and Alexander Boulgakov, a graduate student in the molecular biosciences department, show their Lego box nerve gas detector at the University of Texas this week. (Courtesy of Jay Janner, American-Statesman and Twitter)

New Project Uses Legos & Cellphones to Fight Invisible Chemical Weapons

By Allison Barrie, Fox News Diabolical, invisible weapons lurking to strike innocent civilians can now be exposed and stopped with an ingenious device built from Legos, a smartphone and free software. University of Texas...
Since neutrons penetrate material and travel distances greater than any other form of radiation, the FLIR identiFINDER R200 with neutron capability is an important early warning system for the detection of malicious material and an additional safety feature for responders.

FLIR Spectroscopic Personal RAD Detector Adds Neutron Capability

FLIR, a Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, has announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R200-GN spectroscopic personal radiation detector (SPRD), the latest addition to its industry-leading identiFINDER R200-Series handheld radiation security...
The American Border Patrol (ABP) recently demonstrated SEIDARM Counter-UAS Border Technology for U.S. Senate Candidates

US Not Prepared for Growing Border Drone Threats (Learn More, Videos)

American Border Patrol (ABP) demonstrated an electronic border security system for U.S. Senate candidates on Saturday, July 7th, at the American Border Patrol Test Range in Hereford, Arizona, which is on the Arizona/Mexico border. The American Border Patrol is...
Bring your questions and join the conversation on S&T’s YouTube page July 17 at 1 p.m. ET for a live tech talk discussion about screening technologies and tools under development that can find explosives in baggage, oddly shaped objects, and other checked items as well!”

Checked Baggage Screening – Preventing New Threats (Videos)

Do you ever wonder where your bag goes after it enters the curtain behind the person who helped you check it in? What are those machines doing? What goes on back there?...
Over 100 lbs of Fentanyl found in hidden in barrels of iron oxide.

Philadelphia CBP Seizes Nearly $1.7M in Fentanyl Shipped from China

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 110 pounds of the deadly opioid fentanyl with an estimated $1.7 million street value Monday in Philadelphia. CBP officers from the Area Port of...

How Tech & People Together Provide a More Secure Traveling Environment

Guest Editorial by David Menzel, Founding Member, Secure Journeys, Sales Director-Government Markets, SITA In the past five years, the number of international travelers passing through US airports has increased by more than...
TeknoScan’s advanced sampling and analyzing technologies rapidly and reliably detect and identify organic compounds such as explosives, drugs and other target substances.

TeknoScan Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

TeknoScan Systems, a developer and manufacturer of Advanced Trace Chemical Detection (TCD) solutions, is pleased to announce the company's high volume sampling and detection systems have been nominated to compete in...
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...