Arktis Radiation Detectors develops and manufactures next generation systems that detect and categorize radioactive and nuclear materials, contaminated cargo and other illicit materials.

Arktis Named to DoD $8.2B CBRNE Contract for Homeland Security

Arktis Detection Systems a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP)...

L3 ClearScan First to Pass New EU C3 Carryon Baggage Certification

L3 Technologies' ClearScan automated explosives detection system (EDS) for carry-on baggage is the first to pass the new European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC-EU) C3 Standard under ECAC’s testing program. This standard enables passengers...
The Oculus at the World Trade Center Ground Zero (Image courtesy of Donald Bansleben)

Chemical Detection Sensors to Secure NYC Oculus Transport Hub (Videos)

In the heart of New York City, a new magnificent architectural wonder in white, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, also known as the Oculus, attracts tens of thousands of commuters and...
REDDI is all in an effort to help canine teams realize their full potential by arming them with key info on threat materials & recent attacks, exposing them to relevant operational scenarios, and providing an opportunity for valuable odor training.

Join Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative Training (See Video)

The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) will be hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a Finalist in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, at...
All of the firearms pictured here & more were discovered over the last week. See complete lists below. (Image courtesy of the TSA)

TSA Finds 82 Firearms in Carryon Bags in the Last Week (Multi-Video)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents discovered 82 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 82 firearms discovered, 74 were loaded and 31 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers...
The FLIR identiFINDER R440 is ideal for homeland security personnel, critical infrastructure protection, military & first responder special teams, operable with one hand (weighs less than 1.5 kilograms), provides 3.5x more sensitivity than similarly-sized RIIDs for detection from farther distances & behind heavier shielding, offers 10% better resolution than other products in the category and is the industry’s only IP67-rated RIID.

identiFINDER R440 New Ultra-Sensitive Handheld RIID (Video)

FLIR Systems, Four-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for the Best CBRNE Detection, and a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, today announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the latest...
The SMP/RAD S5 Robotic Guard from Robotic Assistance Devices and SMP Robotics is a fully autonomous unmanned ground vehicle that incorporates advanced intelligence to augment traditional patrolling services by detecting outdoor activity, including humans and vehicles.

RAD Partners with PSA to Deliver Robotic Guard to a Wider Network

On the Move Systems' wholly-owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) will make its S5 Security Guard Robot available to members of PSA Security Network, the world's largest systems integrator cooperative made up...
Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multi-agency chlorine release experiments were conducted in part to help emergency responders meet the planning, tactical and operational challenges of a catastrophic Toxic Inhalation Hazard (TIH) release. (Image courtesy of the Utah Valley University) During this 20 ton release trial, the small cone in the extreme bottom center of the photo was 50 meters upwind with a wind speed of 3.55 meters/second. (Image courtesy of the Utah Valley University)

New Report for Emerg Responders on Toxic Risk of Chlorine Releases

A report on test releases of liquefied compressed chlorine was published on Sept. 30 by Utah Valley University (UVU). Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multi-agency chlorine release experiments were conducted in...
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...