Europol-coordinated operation tackles the threat of terrorist-operated websites

Ten countries joined forces with Europol to disrupt the online propaganda activities of religious and politically motivated terrorist organisations across the ideological spectrum. This joint effort, known as Operation HOPPER II, targeted key assets in the online dissemination of terrorist Read More …

North Dakota: First responders come to Minot AFB for Hydra Fury 24

The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight hosted Hydra Fury 24 at Minot AFB from June 4-6. The joint training exercise was attended by representatives from Air Force EOD flights, Naval School EOD, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Defense Read More …

UK: Crime report reveals Scotland ‘terror attack’ plan

A multi-agency police inquiry has investigated what appear to have been preparations for a terrorist attack in Scotland. Brief details of the case have been revealed in a report from the National Crime Agency (NCA). The NCA said a counter Read More …

10th Homeland Response Force Conducts Collective Training

WARRENTON, Ore. – Last month, more than 350  Army and Air National Guardsmen from Washington, Idaho, Alaska and Oregon conducted a training exercise at Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center in Warrenton. The Sustainment Year Collective Training Exercise (SYCTE) is Read More …

NNSA delivers training at German military school to improve the country’s interagency response

Last month, NNSA’s Office of Nuclear Incident Policy and Cooperation (NIPC); the NATO Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defence Centre of Excellence; and the German CBRN Defence, Safety, and Environmental Protection School teamed up to deliver emergency preparedness Read More …

New York National Guard sharpens disaster readiness skills during Homeland Response Force exercise

CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, New York – Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 42nd Infantry Division came together at Camp Smith Training Site near Peekskill, April 15 to 19 to hone their command and control capabilities as the Region Read More …

More than 3 000 law enforcement authorities now connected to Europol

As of today, over 3 000 law enforcement authorities from more than 70 countries and international entities are connected to Europol’s secure information exchange channel, known as SIENA (‘Secure Information Exchange Network Application’). The platform enables the swift exchange of Read More …

Freight train derails, explosive found – TSA exercise with Union Pacific

Imagine a freight train derails and emergency responders rush to the scene, only to find the derailment worse than they thought. They discover an improvised explosive device (IED) on one of the derailed tank cars that was spewing toxic chemicals. Fortunately, Read More …

New Jersey, Delaware, Idaho Guard Conduct Interagency Training

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey, Delaware and Idaho National Guard participated in interagency chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives training with the FBI and state and local law enforcement March 25-28. In the training scenario, the FBI has Read More …

Louisiana: DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, City of New Orleans Hosts Readiness Event

In partnership with the City of New Orleans, with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD), is hosting a multiday readiness event from Monday, March 18, through Friday, March 22. The purpose of this Read More …