Can you tell what this robot does just by looking at it? If not, that is exactly why standards are needed—to prove what the robot can do. This particular method tests the robot’s ability to inspect, touch, rotate and extract items. (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

RoboCup 2018: S&T Test Methods to Evaluate Rescue Robots (Multi-Video)

Since 1997, several continents have played host to an international soccer tournament. No, not the World Cup, the RoboCup. Robots of all shapes and sizes test their “metal” in the world’s favorite...
Homegrown terrorism and mass shootings have sadly become everyday news in the US. As a result, the demand for explosives detection dogs as a deterrent against such crimes is on the increase with one major problem: there are not enough dogs to meet the growing need. The AKC Detection Dog Task Force is working to help with this national security issue. (Courtesy of the AKC)

Calling All K9 Teams: US Dog Detect-ion Conf (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The American Kennel Club will host the 2018 AKC US Dog Detection Conference Tuesday, August 28th – Thursday, August 30th, 2018 in Durham, NC to explore solutions to the shortage of domestic dogs for explosives detection...
Homeland security & public safety professionals have expressed concerns of a potential catastrophic UAS event with the possibility of mass casualties, wide-ranging hazmat contamination, and threats to critical infrastructure, nuclear power plants, chemical plants, utilities and airports, among others.

Fire Technology, Drones & the Need for Counter-Technology (Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial by Charles Werner, Public Safety Advisor & Chair, National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) Over the past year, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—aka drones—have demonstrated their value to public safety organizations worldwide...

Criticism Fierce Over TSA Proposal to Cut Screening at Airports (Videos)

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY The Transportation Security Administration has studied closing its checkpoints at the country’s smallest 150 airports – about one-third of the total – but a firestorm of criticism...
The MALD-J decoy is the jammer variant of the basic decoy, and the first ever stand-in jammer to enter production.

USAF Awards $96M for MALD Missile Production (See in Action, Video)

Raytheon Company is in receipt of a $96.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to produce 250 Miniature Air-Launched Decoys, or MALD® missiles. The USAF award occurred just prior to Raytheon marking its...
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 Multi-Mode Radar Selected for US Navy Ships (Video)

Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe AMB Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) class ship USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams, ESB 4. A new U.S. Navy order also...
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TSA Reveals Roll-Out Plan for New Checkpoint X-ray Tech (Multi-Video)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has revealed plans to test computed tomography scanners (CT), a state-of-the-art 3-D technology at select airport checkpoints across the United State. As the agency continues to raise...

IAI Collaborates on Robotic System Project for CBRN High-Risk Areas

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a collaboration agreement with DOK-ING D.O.O (DOK-ING) from Croatia on manufacturing, marketing and sales of a robotic system to be used in high risk areas,...
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TSA Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Tech in New York (Video)

A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) which provides 3-D imaging is being tested at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint in the American Airlines Terminal at John...
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DeTect HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Sys Meets FAA Requirements

In response to the Dark Sky initiative to reduce light pollution and customer demand, DeTect developed the HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Systems (ADLS) in 2008 for automatic obstruction lighting activation for...