To report suspected human trafficking, the importation of goods produced with forced labor, or child sexual exploitation to federal law enforcement, call: 1-866-347-2423. To get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 Or text HELP or INFO to 233733 (BEFREE). To get help with child sexual exploitation from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or report.cybertip.org. To report suspected forced labor trade violations, submit information at: eallegations.cbp.gov/Home/allegation. Any tip reported is welcome. Provide the information to allow professionals to decide if action can be taken. (Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security)

DHS Issues Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking & Other Heinous Crimes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is committed to upholding the law and preventing illicit activity from harming American interests. As part of the homeland security mission, DHS enforces trade, travel,...
A new competitor to the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program the C-AUDS Containerized Counter-UAS System is designed to detect, track, identify, and defeat hostile unmanned aerial vehicles from Liteye Systems, is designed to disrupt and neutralize Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) engaged in hostile airborne surveillance and potentially malicious activity.

‘ASTORS’ Winning Liteye Counter UAS Opens New 55K Sq. Ft. Facility

Countering the threat caused by rogue drones is now a global issue and an increasing concern for the military, government and homeland security forces across every continent. To address these threats, Liteye Systems, a...

Port Authority of NY, NJ Approves Budget for Physical & Cyber Upgrades

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners has approved a 2020 budget of $3.4 billion for operating expenses and $3.6 billion for capital spending. The Port Authority operates Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport,...
The 'ASTORS' Award Winning SEEKERe from DetectaChem represents cutting edge technology in hand-held explosive and drug detection equipment.

SEEKERe Explosive Detector Excels in DoD Venue Security Evaluation

We live in a world that is in flux. Power struggles, civil unrest, and a desire for radicals to do harm to the enemy and the innocent as well, dominate our...
The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) departs Naval Station Mayport for a scheduled deployment. Detroit is deployed in support of Campaign Martillo, a joint operation with the U.S. Coast Guard and partner nations within the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)

USS Detroit Departs on Maiden Deployment

The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) departed its homeport of Mayport, Florida, for the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility on its maiden deployment Oct. 31. Detroit will conduct...
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WW II ‘Navy SEALs’ Suffered 52% Casualties at D-Day’s Omaha Beach

October 26, 2019 – In Breaking News – National Interest The beach obstacles to the D-Day landing in Normandy were formidable: gigantic concrete tetrahedra, hut-shaped wooden embankments, submerged log or concrete pilings and bristly steel “hedgehogs.” And...
The AeroVironment Puma 3 AE is a fully man-portable UAS is easy to transport, deploy and operate, and can be launched from anywhere, at any time, requiring no additional infrastructure, such as runways or launch devices. (Courtesy of AeroVironment)

AeroVironment Receives $5.25M Contract for US Border Patrol

AeroVironment has received a $5,254,912 firm fixed-price contract award for PumaTM 3 AE systems and support equipment on August 8, 2019 for the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), which has been nominated in the...
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Coast Guard Seeks Assist, Hoax Maydays Endanger Lives

The United States Coast Guard and local rescue crews responded to a report that a small boat, carrying a man and three children, had capsized off the coast of Maine on...

US Army Receives Real-Time Video Distribution Tech for WASP Aerostats

Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a developer of specialized, tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers, recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a...

$22M in Cocaine Located by CBP AMO, Seized by Intl Partners

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker crew assigned to the National Air Security Operations Center-Jacksonville, was conducting maritime patrols southeast of Panama, when...