The ALR-69A, the world’s first all-digital radar warning receiver, provides an affordable and effective solution for protection in the modern threat environment. (Courtesy of the USAF)

Air Force Selects Raytheon’s All Digital Radar Warning Receiver (Video)

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to Raytheon Company for the world's first all-digital radar warning receiver, the AN/ALR-69A(V). The contract calls for the rapid procurement...
Janus Global cleared explosives from the Al Muthana Boys School in Mosul, enabling the return of teachers and students, with thanks to the U.S. State Department.

US DOS Returns Iraqi Children to IED-Free Schools (Learn More, Videos)

Iraqi children will be able to safely return to classes in two schools in Mosul, without fear of ISIS-placed explosive booby traps and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), due to the explosives detection and...
Through SVIP, DHS S&T reaches out to the startup and small business communities to find new solutions to counter emerging threats. In partnership with TSA, SVIP engages early stage startups and provides opportunities for operational testing and market access.

DHS & TSA Seek New Innovators of Explosives Screening & Detection

DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are seeking innovative solutions from startups to enhance security screening, through a brand new solicitation under S&T’s Silicon Valley...
Fentanyl is commonly distributed as a powder and looks similar to other illicit drugs found on the streets.

Response to a Growing Epidemic: Detect Fentanyl with Portable GC/MS

By Philip Tackett, Ph.D. Product Manager, Detection FLIR Systems, Inc. Clandestine drug labs are not a new problem for responders, but they are growing in number and present potentially dangerous crime scenes. One...
The expanding threat of mass casualty events is top priority for security and counterterrorism leaders. Soft targets ranging from stadiums to theme parks, concert venues to casinos, and transportation centers to government facilities have an immediate need for a new security solution. Featuring highly effective ferromagnetic detection (FMDS) technology, Proscreen 900 has been designed to explicitly focus on screening for large, mass casualty threats in perimeter locations. Proscreen 900 screens head-to-toe with high throughput efficiency.

Metrasens Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Second Consecutive Year

Metrasens, a leading provider of advanced magnetic detection technologies and the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program  for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution, has been honored as a winner of...
In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to ease screening process, to enhance domestic security measures to better focus on threats.

TSA Strengthens Carry-On Screening at All US Federal Airports (Videos)

With the summer travel season fast approaching, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage as part of a greater effort to raise the...
Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX Scanner is a ground breaking scanner allows electronic devices to stay in bags

Smiths Detection Allows Elec Devices to Stay in Bags (See in Action, Video)

Smiths Detection has released its first checkpoint scanner with innovative Computed Tomography (CT) technology, following approval by ECAC for EDS CB C2 – testing for C3 will swiftly follow. CT is a...

Man Arrested for Explosives Sent to WH, FBI, Military & Gov’t (Multi-Video)

A 43-year-old Everett resident made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court today charged by criminal complaint with shipping of explosive materials, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Thanh Cong Phan was...
New handheld elemental isotype analysis tool from Thermo Scientific

CBP Deploys New Gemini to Help ID Dangerous Drugs (Learn More, Video)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport recently acquired additional new technology with the ability to sample and identify over 14,000 chemical...
The WASP is a highly tactical and mobile aerostat system which can be operated by as few as two soldiers and can provide day/night video, secure multi-frequency and multi-wave form wireless communication range extension capability at the edge of the battlefield from either a fixed, stationary position or while being towed.

DoD Selects Enhanced WASP Tactical Aerostat (See in Action, Video)

Drone Aviation, a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, has received its largest single contract award to date for its multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP). This latest Department of...