Learn More about how DHS S&T is working to develop advanced new screening technologies and tools that can find explosives in baggage & more, to improve threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for checked & carry on baggage systems.

DHS S&T to Improve X-Ray Detection with $3.5M in Awards (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a  Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has awarded a total of nearly $3.5 million in funding...
The IBAC 2 is a fully automated biological agent detector that provides 24/7 air monitoring.

FLIR Biological Agent Detectors to Support United States Forces Korea

FLIR Systems, Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, and strong competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is in receipt of an order for  FLIR IBAC 2 biological agent detector systems...
Lockheed Martin shipped the U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III to Cape Canaveral, Florida ahead of its expected December launch. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

USAF GPS III SV01 Satellite Shipped for Cape Canaveral Launch (Videos)

It is a part of our lives every day and over a billion people depend on this technology. GPS, unlike any other military program, has expanded into the commercial market, becoming a...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Sioux City & USS Wichita (See in Action)

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs), the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and USS Wichita (LCS 13), during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine...
The Stiletto/Thunderstorm project is looking for new ways of detection, tracking and identification of swimmers and divers in a port or harbor.

Seeking Harbor/Port Security Techs to Detect & Track Swimmers & Divers

By John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics U.S. military researchers are reaching out to industry to find relative mature harbor and port security technologies able to detect and track swimmers and divers violating security perimeters in...
Homeland Security Investigations and Border Patrol agents have discovered a 590 feet long and 22 feet deep cross-border tunnel under a vacant Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in San Luis, Arizona, used to smuggle drugs via a rope system. (Courtesy of Homeland Security Investigations, Yuma Border Patrol and YouTube)

Feds Find US/Mexico Drug Tunnel Below Old KFC (Learn More, Videos)

By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press and Albuquerque Journal Federal authorities have discovered a sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnel that went from a home in Mexico to an abandoned fast-food restaurant in Arizona. The Homeland Security...
The passive system being used here by Amtrak Police, also known as a stand-off explosive detection unit, triggers an alarm if an individual carrying/wearing a person-borne improvised explosive device (PBIED) passes by the mechanism. (Courtesy of Thruvision Group)

As Terrorism ‘Goes to Ground,’ Need New Approach to Checkpoint Security

Guest Editorial by Kevin Gramer, Vice President, Thruvision Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, protecting the flying public has been the top priority of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). A focus of...
Former Bosnian Army soldier Edin Dzeko was jailed for 13 years over the killings of six Croat fighters and a civilian couple in the village of Trusina near Konjic in 1993. Anyone with info on foreign nationals or naturalized U.S. citizens suspected of engaging in human rights abuses or war crimes are asked to call the ICE tip line at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE.  Callers may remain anonymous.

DOJ Secures Denaturalization of Convicted Bosnian War Criminal

On August 15, Judge Thomas F. Hogan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia entered an order that revoked the naturalized U.S. citizenship of a convicted war criminal. The...
The innovative new Ohio driver license complies with Real ID* and can be used as identification at all U.S. airports and federal facilities.

Veridos Highly-Secure, Driver Licenses & ID Cards to Ohio, Real ID Compliant

While driver’s licenses originated as a means to promote and advance public safety and security, they have since taken on a more complicated role. Today’s driver’s licenses represent more than just the...

Facts About the “Quiet Skies” Aviation Security Program (Learn More, Video)

By Bob Burns, TSA Social Media You’ve likely heard or read about the “Quiet Skies” program recently. Media reports have inaccurately described it as a program through which Federal Air Marshals surveil random travelers...