The USS Monterey (CG-61) and her crew will ensure a continuous ballistic missile defense presence and uninterrupted support for potential tasking. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia)

USS Monterey Deploys as Surge Force (See Her in Action, Multi-Video)

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 16, for a surge deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 6th Fleet areas of operation. Monterey is...
The USS Cole bombing was a terrorist attack against the United States Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG-67) on October 12, 2000, while refueling in Yemen's Aden harbor. Seventeen American sailors were killed and 39 injured in the deadliest attack against a United States naval vessel since 1987. The terrorist organization al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the attack.

USS Cole Honors Lost Sailors from 2000 Attack (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) crew, families and guests gathered together at Naval Station Norfolk to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the ship's bombing, with a wreath-laying and "Roll...

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...
Sailors render a salute during the commissioning ceremony for the Virginia Class Submarine USS Washington (SSN 787) at Naval Station Norfolk. Washington is the U.S. Navy's 14th Virginia-class attack submarine and the fourth U.S. Navy ship named for the State of Washington. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua M. Tolbert)

USS Washington Joins US Navy’s Submarine Fleet (See Multi-Videos)

The Navy with assistance from the submarine's sponsor Elisabeth Mabus, daughter of the 75th Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, commissioned and brought to life the newest Virginia class submarine, USS...

Charleston Seaport Agencies Train with Cruise Ship Industry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Charleston seaport joined with local, state, federal law enforcement and emergency services agencies for training onboard the Carnival Ecstasy cruise...
The goal of the two-day technical industry meeting is to help define the current state of the art for ETDs, share current research results, and encourage discussion of the trace community for future technology areas to explore to improve the detection of trace explosives. (Image courtesy of FLIR Systems)

DHS S&T Sponsors Advanced Trace Detection Systems Dev’t Industry Day

DHS S&T is sponsoring a two-day technical industry meeting in the area of trace explosive detection capabilities for use in the Homeland Security Enterprise. Explosives trace detection is frequently used as a...
When activated, McMurdo's FastFind 220 transmits a distress signal that helps search and rescue authorities respond rapidly. (Photo by McMurdo Group)

Coast Guard Activates Option for McMurdo Emergency Beacons

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has activated its first option year on its contract with McMurdo, a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards, for up to 16,000 FastFind® 220...
The Stingray UUV Interceptor System consists of a net that is rapidly deployable in front of a hostile UUV or other underwater threat (swimmer, self-propelled mine, etc.) to keep ports, harbors and high value assets, safe from underwater threats.

Maritime Arresting Technologies Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Maritime Arresting Technologies is pleased to announce that the company's Stingray Unmanned Underwater Vessel (UUV) Interceptor Net has been nominated to compete in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program. Maritime Arresting Technologies was recognized...
The crew of an MH-60S Seahawk, attached to the "Sea Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 escort a patient on the flightdeck of the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) during a medical evacuation while the ship is in Puerto Rico to provide humanitarian assistance throughout the area. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danny Ray Nunez Jr.)

USNS Comfort Responds to Hosp Generator Failure in PR (Multi-Video)

The Mercy-class Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, received five critical patients around 8 p.m. Oct. 4, from Ryder Memorial Hospital in Humacao,...
The patent pending AMICO Chameleon Bracket System enables you to upgrade an existing low security chain link fence, a Unified AMIGUARD Curtain Wall Perimeter Barrier at a Fraction of the Cost and Time - of a Complete Replacement, utilizing existing fence posts.

AMICO Chameleon: Complete High-Security Upgrade at Fraction of Cost

The large footprint of a port requires an ever increasing level of security as different type’s of vessels traffic in and out of their port of call. In order to effectively protect...