Paris police expect 2024 Olympics to be ‘considerable challenge’ for bomb disposal squad

The Paris police bomb disposal team expect the Olympics to present them with a “considerable challenge” next year. They have been working with Paris 2024 organisers to define the right level of bomb clearing intervention during the Olympics and Paralympics Read More …

Israel’s ‘Weasel’ commandos prepare for highly dangerous assault on Hamas underground defences

Israel’s military has developed a range of specialist tunnel fighters including killer drones and attack dogs to take on Hamas’s huge underground network. Officials on Tuesday revealed its forces attacked Hamas gunmen inside the vast tunnel network beneath the Palestinian Read More …

Israeli Merkava Tanks Appear With ‘Cope Cage’ Armor

Israeli Merkava tanks have emerged with metal armor screens on top of their turrets as the country continues to prepare for a major ground assault into the Gaza Strip. The Russian military was the first to employ this kind of Read More …

European Defence Agency monitored project links ground and aerial systems to detect explosives

The European Defence Agency has overseen the final demonstration of coordination between aerial and ground unmanned systems in the detection of explosives. During the demonstration, one aerial unmanned system and two ground unmanned systems, each equipped with different sensors, undertook Read More …

Pakistan: CAA, others told to confirm if explosive detectors have been upgraded

The Sindh High Court has directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and others to file comments with regard to the upgradation of explosive detector devices for improvising safety and security measures at airports, aerodromes, aircraft and civil aviation installations/parking areas. Read More …

Enhanced detonators detection in X-ray baggage inspection by image manipulation and deep convolutional neural networks

The detection of dangerous objects in X-ray images of baggage has become important, particularly due to rising crime rates. The performance of screening devices is strongly influenced by the target visibility, image display technology, and the security officers’ knowledge. However, Read More …

UK: Army dogs should be better protected, says former handler

Dogs who have served in the military should have equal status to human veterans and receive better aftercare, a former Army handler has said. Canines can be the first to be sent into the most dangerous situations. And dog charity Read More …

Garrett Metal Detectors Announces New 3-Year Warranty

Garland, Texas, July 10, 2023 – Texas-based Garrett Metal Detectors today announced that its standard manufacturer’s warranty on metal detecting products has been extended to three-years (36 months), effectively immediately. The company further detailed that the three-year warranty covers ground-search, Read More …

Hero army dog who saved countless lives by sniffing out five IEDs during raid against the Taliban is awarded animal version of the Victoria Cross

A heroic army dog who saved countless lives by sniffing out five IED bombs during a raid against the Taliban has been awarded the animal version of the Victoria Cross. Bass, a Belgian Shepherd, spent six years in the US Read More …

UK: Trial could lead to airport hand luggage restrictions on liquids being scrapped

Security restrictions on liquids and laptops in airport hand luggage could be removed in the UK, due to the rollout of new high-tech 3D scanners. For 16 years, air passengers have had to take all hand luggage liquids, in containers Read More …