DHS S&T Awards $6.8 Million for Five R&D Projects to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded funding to four research and development (R&D) projects that will improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for passenger X-ray baggage systems. These projects will be managed Read More …

DHS Chief: U.S. Tested Prototype Terrorist Bombs Before Implementing New Aviation Security Rules

The U.S. government tested two prototype bombs, based on new terrorist technology, to determine that they could take down a passenger jet before implementing new cabin rules on electronic devices, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told NBC News’ Pete Williams Read More …

It could take more than a decade to clear Mosul of explosives, U.S. officials say

After nine months of vicious street-to-street fighting to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul, it could take many years more to fully remove explosives and other munitions from one of Iraq’s most populous cities, U.S. State Department officials said. “When Read More …