The WASP Lite is a compact aerostat offering a smaller footprint than the larger WASP system. Highly mobile, it can be deployed virtually anywhere – from a rooftop, pickup truck, boat or utility vehicle.

Drone Aviation Delivers $1.1M in WASP Lite to US Army (Multi-Video)

Drone Aviation, a developer of specialized, tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers, recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution,...
S&T’s NUSTL collaborated with first responders, DOE, and FEMA to publish the “Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Response Guidance: Planning for the First 100 Minutes,” is designed to encourage comprehensive radiological preparedness and assist first responders and local jurisdictions to both operationalize and implement best practices for RDD detonation response. Pictured here, a radioactive blast releasing radioactive ballistic fragments into the surrounding environment. (From the video, Courtesy of DHS S&T)

S&T Returns with NUSTL Responder RAD Preparedness in 2019 ‘ASTORS’

A radiological dispersal device (RDD), or 'dirty bomb,' detonation in a local jurisdiction will have significant consequences for public safety, responder health and critical infrastructure operations. First responders and emergency managers must...
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán

‘El Chapo’ Sinaloa Cartel Leader, Gets Life in Prison Plus 30 (Multi-Video)

Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, also known by various aliases, which includes “El Chapo” and “El Rapido,” has been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan to a life term of...

MAI to Manage Newark Liberty’s New $2.7B Terminal One (Multi-Video)

In a major step forward in the development of a new world-class airport, the Port Authority of NY & NJ (PANYNJ), has reached agreement with Munich Airport International GmbH (MAI) to operate and maintain the...
Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison visited USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) underway in the Coral Sea July 12, during Talisman Sabre. (Courtesy of thee U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke)

Ships Converge for Talisman Sabre ’19 Bilateral, Biennial War Games

Seventeen ships from the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan sailed together in formation for a massive photo exercise July 10, to signify the beginning of naval maneuvers as part of...
DHS announced Tuesday that arrests at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month to dramatically step up its own immigration enforcement efforts, under the threat of punishing US tariffs. (Courtesy of CBP)

Border Arrests Drop 28% Following US-Mexico Partnership (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data for June indicates a 28% drop in enforcement actions along the Southwest Border since May, from 144,278 to...
“We are spending all this manpower and hours patting down children and elderly veterans in wheelchairs but the airport workers motivated by greed can smuggle whatever it needs past security.” (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Dangerous TSA Airport Security Loophole Could Put Everyone At Risk

July 7, 2019 – In Breaking News – DAily Caller A Fox News report Wednesday revealed the dangerous TSA airport security loophole that vendor trucks driving through airport gates go unchecked or...
Increasing passenger security scans at airports from 200 to 1,200 per hour. Thanks to breakthrough technologies using carbon nanotubes together with AI for new generation X-ray equipment with disruptive imaging performance, passengers will no longer queue up for security checks, and airports will free a lot of space for commercial use or increase in traffic. (Courtesy of Thales)

Thales & Micro-X Partner to Speed Up Airport Check-In (Multi-Video)

From airport checkpoints to counter terrorism to future medical imaging devices, the use of x-ray 3D imaging is the cornerstone of many of the applications that are critical to security and...
Over the course of the operation, law enforcement seized 5,300 firearms and components, 167 explosives/ordinances and 15 silencers from the transnational criminal organization (TCO). (Courtesy of ICE HSI)

ICE HSI Results from Int’l Operation Targeting Weapons Traffickers

Matthew T. Albence, deputy director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Anthony Salisbury, special agent in charge of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Miami, announced the results Friday, of...
Quickly and easily identify chemical hazards at the site of interest with the self-contained FLIR Griffin™ G510 portable gas chromatograph mass spectrometer (GC-MS). It complements presumptive detectors used during emergency missions, by enabling responders to analyze all phases of matter (liquid, solid, vapor) so they can take immediate action.

FLIR Adds Key Features to Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detector

FLIR Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, have made available multiple new enhancements to its Griffin™ G510 portable GC-MS chemical detector. The Griffin™ G510,...