The measure going into effect today is security-related, according to the TSA, as improvised explosive devices still pose a threat and as substances such as fentanyl or pepper spray, if released in flight, could harm passengers.

TSA Steps Up Scrutiny of Powders in Carry-On Bags (Learn More, Video)

By Madison Park, CNN If you're traveling by plane with more than 12 ounces of cosmetics powder, dry spices, protein mix or talcum, you may want to check it. That's because the Transportation...
The rugged, pager-sized FLIR identiFINDER R200-GN SPRD is designed to detect and identify neutrons, in addition to gamma radiation, allowing front-line responders to quickly determine whether there is a true radiation threat for safe, informed decision making.

How to Develop a Radiation Detection Deployment Plan (Multi-Video)

By Kevin Buxton, Director of Business Development at FLIR Systems Radiation is one of the most dangerous threats to responders. You can’t see it, smell it or hear it. It could be...
New Cubic Detector Design Delivers 360-Degree Coverage so Responders Can Locate and Measure Radioactive Sources with Confidence. (Courtesy of FLIR Systems)

FLIR Launches New identiFINDER R425, Next-Gen Handheld RID

FLIR Systems, an AST 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years and a Finalist in the 2019 'ASTORS', has announced the launch of the new FLIR identiFINDER® R425, the next-generation...
FLIRs New High-Performance identiFINDER-R440 Detectors and Advanced Algorithms Identify Radioactive Threats Faster and from Farther Away

FLIR Launches Upgraded FLIR identiFINDER R440 (See in Action)

FLIR Systems, who was recently recognized a Winner in their Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has launched the upgraded FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the next-generation of its field-trusted premium handheld radiation detection system. The...

FLIR Fido X2 in AST Homeland Security Awards (Video)

Historically, defense and homeland security agencies have been the primary users of trace explosives detection technology. However, as illustrated by recent events, the threat of violent extremism extends beyond battlefields and mass...

Magal Wins $8.5M Order for New Border Protection Solutions (Video)

Magal Security Systems has won a series of purchase orders amounting to over $8.5 million, which are expected to be delivered throughout 2017. The orders include the supply, integration and support of new...

HHS Sponsors New Zika Test to Boost Nat’l Testing Capacities (More)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office (HSS) of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) has announced an $8.9 million agreement with Siemens Healthineers, a New York-based company...

BAE Systems Adds Movement Intelligence to GXP (Multi-Video)

BAE Systems has integrated capabilities called Movement Intelligence (MOVINT), into its Geospatial eXploitation Products™ (GXP®) line of software, helping analysts to more easily identify intelligence threats using motion sensors. These new capabilities...

McMurdo Supplies World-Leading Rescue Coordination Center Solution

Orolia, through its brand McMurdo, has been awarded a search and rescue (SAR) software contract for the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana. McMurdo will provide its next-generation PRISMA C2 Incident Management System...

TSA Preparing for Hurricane Irma (What You Need to Know, Videos)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is staging approximately 250 personnel at southeast airports to be deployed to Florida for assistance with airport security after Hurricane Irma moves through the region. These...