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...
Delbert D. Black will be the 69th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and is currently the fifth of 13 ships currently under contract for the DDG 51 program. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

Navy to Christen Guided-Missile Destroyer Delbert D. Black (Video)

The Navy will christen the newest guided-missile destroyer the future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119), Saturday, November 4 during a 10:00 a.m. CDT ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjMidsSprFg (Ingalls...

CBP Nabs Wanted Criminals Arriving in US Aboard Cruise Ships

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Houston/Galveston Seaport arrested 15 wanted persons in separate incidents in the first month of fiscal year 2018. The wanted persons were each...
Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multi-agency chlorine release experiments were conducted in part to help emergency responders meet the planning, tactical and operational challenges of a catastrophic Toxic Inhalation Hazard (TIH) release. (Image courtesy of the Utah Valley University) During this 20 ton release trial, the small cone in the extreme bottom center of the photo was 50 meters upwind with a wind speed of 3.55 meters/second. (Image courtesy of the Utah Valley University)

New Report for Emerg Responders on Toxic Risk of Chlorine Releases

A report on test releases of liquefied compressed chlorine was published on Sept. 30 by Utah Valley University (UVU). Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multi-agency chlorine release experiments were conducted in...
USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4)

GD NASSCO Christens USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (Learn More, Video)

On Saturday, October 21, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening and naming ceremony for the Navy’s newest Expeditionary Sea Base, the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4). The ship’s namesake, Hershel Woodrow...
AMICO's next generation ANC Fence System is a uniquely designed, non-metallic fencing system that is non-conductive and radar friendly, making it well suited for the protection of utility substations, airports, and military applications

AMICO ANC Composite Fence a Finalist in the ‘ASTORS’ (See Video)

AMICO Security's ANC Composite Fence, a total perimeter solution with M5.0 security rating, is one of four AMICO Finalists recognized in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Steel fences must be...
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...