december 2003

Updates

Homeland Security and European Commission Reach Agreement on PNR Data

In an historic effort to keep the United States' and European Union's borders safer from terrorism and international crime while protecting travelers' privacy, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Tom Ridge and European Commissioner Frits Bolke

Reports

Gilmore Commission, Second Annual Report

"Toward a National Strategy for Combating Terrorism" Second Annual Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Pannel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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Gilmore Commission, Third Annual Report

"For Ray Downey" The Third Annual Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Pannel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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Gilmore Commission, Fifth Annual Report

"Forging America's New Normalcy" Fifth Annual Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Pannel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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Gilmore Commission, Fourth Annual Report

"Implementing The National Strategy" The Fourth Annual Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Pannel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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Gilmore Commission, First Annual Report

"Assessing The Threat" First Annual Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Pannel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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Updates

Nextteqs HAZMAT Kits

Provide Solution for Low Light Conditions Typical in Emergency Response Scenarios

Updates

Secretary Ridge Inaugurates New Homeland Security Program at Southwest Border

A key U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program to counter terrorism and to facilitate trade has been extended to the U.S./Mexico border...

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U.S. FDA Announces Pre-Market Approval of Tetracores Rapid Anthrax Test for Clinical Use

U.S. FDA announces approval on the first rapid anthrax test for the clinical market.

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US Army's Top Research Center Validates Response Biomedical's RAMP(R) Anthrax Test

Edgewood Results Confirm RAMP's Leading Performance

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Secretary Ridge Announces Official Transfer of Federal Air Marshal Service to ICE

The move enhances homeland security and re-enforces DHS's commitment to air security by fusing all of the investigative resources within the Border and Transportation Security Directorate at ICE, the largest investigative arm of Homeland Security.

Updates

University of Southern California Chosen as First Homeland Security Center for Excellence

The Department anticipates providing the University with $12 million over the course of the next three years for the study of risk analysis related to the economic consequences of terrorist threats and events.

Updates

Changes to National Security Entry/Exit Registration System (NSEERS

The Department of Homeland Security has decided to suspend the National Security Entry/Exit Registration System (NSEERS) re-registration requirement that mandated aliens to re-register after 30-days and one year of continuous presence in the United States

Updates

RAE Systems Launches ToxiRAE II

Rugged, powerful personal toxic gas monitor provides the features of an instrument for the price of a disposable detector