Image courtesy of TCOM LP, the 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Maritime/Seaport Security Solution

DHS S&T Analytics are Helping to Secure American Skies (Multi-Video)

Extended stretches of U.S. land borders invite illegal entry on the ground, and our coastlines are often used  by non-citizens for unauthorized seaborne entry. Creative attempts at new illegal activity in these...
Integrated High Energy Laser Weapon Systems (HELIOS) will be the first DoD contract to field fully integrated laser weapon system with fixed price options for additional units.

Navy Orders Integ High Energy Laser Weapon Systems: HELIOS (See Video)

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $150 million contract, with options valued up to $942.8 million, for the development, manufacture and delivery of two high power laser weapon systems, including ISR (intelligence,...
One system that is currently operational in prisons in over 30 countries is the SOTER RS Body Scanner. This ultra-low radiation full body scanner can find contraband that has been hidden on a person, and more frequently, in, a person.

Challenges of Banning Smoking in Prisons (Learn More, Multi-Video)

As Prison Authorities the world over are considering the damage of second hand smoke within our jails, a blanket ban on smoking within our Prison systems is gradually being introduced. There...
U.S. Marines from 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, conduct the first amphibious landing in an Assault Breacher Vehicle with a Modified Full Width Mine Plow prototype during Exercise Steel Knight on the west coast. Marine Corps Systems Command tested the prototype which will make it easier to transport the ABV from ship to shore. Image courtesy of USMC Lance Cpl. Rhita Daniel

USMC Makes History with Assault Breacher Vehicle Prototype (Video)

By Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication, Marine Corps Systems Command The Marine Corps’ Assault Breacher Vehicle made history last year when it conducted its first amphibious landing with...
Pure explosive molecules enable training and assessment of canine teams, multiple sensor-based detection technologies, and security operations protocols.

New TA-SPOT & HM-SPOT Non-Detonable Explosive Training Aids

Canine detection training requires multiple initial and ongoing maintenance interactions with the pure substances to ensure proper altering in operational environments. However, pure TATP and HMTD are too unstable for real environmental...

FLIR identiFINDER R440 Detects RAD Threats from Farther Away (Video)

FLIR Systems, two-time Winner of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, as well as four-time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, is highlighting the FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the latest addition to its...
“Recent worldwide terrorist attacks have demonstrated that the ticketing/check-in areas and security checkpoints of airports are targets of interest for our adversaries,” said William N. Bryan, DHS Senior Official Performing the Duties of Under Secretary for Science and Technology.

DHS S&T & JMU Partner on Aviation Security with Hacking 4 Defense

Students from James Madison University (JMU) will be tackling air travel security issues for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a Four-Time Winner of the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland...
Optim FreedomView Videoscope

DHS Orders FreedomView Videoscopes for CBP (See in Action)

Optim has been awarded a five-year, sole-source contract to supply its FreedomView Videoscope to the United States Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) division. The FreedomView provides law enforcement agents the ability to...
Saab’s Swordfish Maritime Patrol Aircraft is a strategic, multi-role ISR system that redefines air power in the maritime domain.

Saab Swordfish to Redefine Maritime Patrol Aircraft (See in Action, Videos)

Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) is bringing a new level of operational confidence to the global MPA market. The winning combination of Bombardier’s Global 6000 ultra-long-range aircraft, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada’s...
Increasing geopolitical tensions in maritime zones worldwide and in the Asia-Pacific regions have created a strategic impetus to consider new surveillance platforms for identifying real and perceived threats as they become imminent. Now, more than ever, persistent situational awareness is critical.

TCOM to Showcase Cost-Efficient Maritime Persistent Surveil (Video)

TCOM, a global leader for innovative, cost-effective Airborne Persistent Surveillance Solutions, and a 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, is participating in the 2018 Singapore Airshow where it will showcase superior persistent...