DHS S&T’s REDOPS fosters collaboration among the country’s leading experts, including the FBI, the DoD, the National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board & boots-on-the-ground bomb techs at every level of government.

REDOPS Highlight Key Collaborations for Bomb Squad Response (Video)

Every day, state and local bomb squads place themselves in harm’s way in order to shield citizens and property from potential catastrophe. Many of the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) they face are...
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 AMB to Expand Support for US Navy LCS (Video)

Saab has received a follow on order from General Dynamics for delivery of its Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar for the United States (U.S.) Navy's Littoral Combat Ships LCS 28 and LCS 30. This...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opened his package but it didn't explode, court docs say.

Cat Hair Links Woman to Bombs Mailed to Obama & Abbott (Video)

By Joe Sutton and Steve Almasy, CNN The evidence against a Texas woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette...
Logan Harris, SpotterRF CEO, (at right), joined over 100 professionals gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields at the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East. Also pictured, Mike Madsen, AST Publisher.

SpotterRF Wins Again with Radar Series Optimized for UAV Detection

SpotterRF, a leader in low cost compact surveillance radar (CSR) has been named the Gold 'ASTORS' Award Winner for “Best UAV Perimeter Protection Solution” by American Security Today at ISC East...
DHS S&T’s Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Explosives Division (EXD) Surface Transportation Explosives Threat Detection (STETD) Program, is one of four DHS S&T Programs recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

Mass Transit Security: Soft Target, Hard Problem (Learn More, Video)

Maintaining security on the nation’s surface transportation systems takes significant resources and manpower, both which tend to be in short supply. For example, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is one of...
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...