Fort Sill EOD does more than explosive disposal

Fort Sill’s 741st Explosive Ordinance Company does more than keep soldiers safe on the post and assist local law enforcement. The company also has a secondary mission that most may not be aware of. Explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) specialists are Read More …

Competition Update: Innovative Research Call 2020 for Explosives and Weapons Detection

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking innovative proposals to develop and improve explosives and weapons detection capability. The Innovative Research Call (IRC) 2020 for Explosives and Weapons Detection is funded and supported by the Home Office, Department Read More …

Miami International Airport: Fly through security with new screening technology

Security screening at Miami International Airport in the post-COVID-19 era just got easier, thanks to the installation of seven state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanners at six Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints. Passengers traveling through a lane with a CT scanner Read More …

DHS Awards $1 Million to Support Machine Learning Development for Airport Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE S&T Public Affairs, 202-254-2385 Washington, D.C. – With a growing need to improve the security, efficiency and accuracy of passenger and baggage screening, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is working with a small Read More …

US Lawmakers call on Army to coordinate small-drone defenses

To better defend military forces against small weaponized drones, lawmakers introduced legislation calling for the Army to coordinate troop defenses against small unmanned aerial systems for the Department of Defense. Small drones — including small, easily acquired, commercially made drones Read More …

Super Bowl security shows the easy-going 1960s are long gone

Ensuring the safety of fans and players at this year’s Super Bowl in Miami entails an extraordinary deployment of law enforcement assets, even by recent standards, in keeping with heightened global tensions and fears of home-grown violence. The show of Read More …

‘A huge morale hit’ – Army EOD techs are stuck between plummeting recruitment levels and skyrocketing workloads

Explosive ordnance disposal units across the Army are struggling to train for combat operations amid both a personnel shortfall and a surge of domestic protection missions, a dangerous combination some EOD techs say has compromised their overall readiness and left Read More …

Milipol Paris 2019: Ali Soufan and Kumar Ramakrishna: Two international experts in the fight against terrorism to speak at the opening conference

Milipol Paris 2019, the international event for homeland security and safety, will take place from 19 to 22 November 2019, at the Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition centre. More than 1,000 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors are expected at stands, workshops, demos and Read More …

DHS SBIR Solicitation for FY19

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, comprised of the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate’s SBIR Program and the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office SBIR Program, invites small business concerns to review this Read More …