Updates

Homeland Security Secretary Ridge Approves Initial National Response Plan

U. S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge today announced approval of the Initial National Response Plan (INRP), an interim plan designed to help develop a unified approach to domestic incident management across the Nation.

RAE Systems Selects Ember to Deliver Mesh Networks for Wireless Sensing Solutions in Ocean Shipping Containers

AreaPORT and AreaConnect provide seamless, wireless online monitoring of 4-20 mA sensors and Industrial Ethernet data management for manufacturing environments.

RAE Systems Announces Total Connectivity Solution for Wireless Industrial Monitoring

AreaPORT and AreaConnect provide seamless, wireless online monitoring of 4-20 mA sensors and Industrial Ethernet data management for manufacturing environments

Nextteq Provides Training Kit

for On-the-Spot, Correct & Safe Use of Liquid Chemical Agent Detection Papers

FDA Approves First New Drug Application for Treatment of Radiation Contamination due to Cesium or Thallium

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a New Drug Application for Radiogardase, also known as Prussian blue, to treat people exposed to radiation contamination, due to harmful levels of cesium-137 or thallium.

WMD-Ready National Urban Search and Rescue Response System

Department of Homeland Securitys Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it has completed an aggressive program to train and equip the nations Urban Search and Rescue teams to respond to a WMD event.

President Bush Signs $31 Billion Homeland Security Bill

During a signing ceremony at the Department of Homeland Security headquarters here, the president noted the U.S. Congress-approved legislation "commits $31 billion to securing our nation, over $14 billion more than pre-Sept. 11 levels."

First HSARPA Solicitation Seeking Biological and Chemical Countermeasures

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology divisionannounced today the release of the first Homeland Security Advanced ResearchProjects Agency (HSARPA)

FBI Awards Northrop Grumman Smart Security Contract

"The contract is for an enterprise level deployment for the FBI, which is the first major Department of Justice bureau to implement PKI. The potential exists for PKI expansion to include all of Justice Department." said Jim Perriello, president, Governmen

RAE SYSTEMS SELECTED BY ECUADOR'S STATE PETROLEUM COMPANY TO MONITOR DRILLING, PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENTS

to monitor potential hazards such as hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide as well as lower explosive limit (LEL) thresholds for a variety of toxic gases in the company's drilling and production operations