To demonstrate the capabilities of the DSA technology on multiple hardware platforms, SSC installed the DSA software on fielded tactical radios and demonstrated the frequency, agility, and robustness of its technology.
CBP falls short in its efforts to start implementing the "100-percent screening" mandate issued by Congress. The issues involved are numerous, costly, and extremely complicated. Nonetheless, failure is not an option.
The LowCam Under-Vehicle Surveillance System inspects the undercarriages of vehicles and enables the systems operator to conduct real-time comparisons of images, from different visits, of the same vehicle.
Dupont's Kevlar XP consistently stops bullets within the first three layers of a vest designed with a total of 11 layers. The remaining layers absorb the energy of the bullet, resulting in less trauma, or backface deformation, to the vest wearer.
The SABRE EXV, using Smiths Detection's proven Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) technology, is a lightweight portable device that can detect and identify explosive substances, including peroxide-based chemicals, in as little as 10 seconds.
How does a democracy work? Not always quite the way it should, particularly when substantive evidence has been presented for only one side of an issue and the media compensates by giving more, and more favorable, publicity to the other side.
EMS Buyer Beware! Price is always an important factor in the purchase of high-tech systems and devices, but the first and absolutely most important factor must be performance. In other words, it either works as advertised, or it does not.
The UH-72A provides a modern helicopter for use in the Army National Guard's state and national homeland-security missions; its introduction will enable the retirement of aging OH-58 and UH-1 rotary-wing aircraft.
A newly formed affiliation between FEMA's Citizen Corps and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) will help to promote and improve community emergency preparedness, disaster-response training for the public, and volunteer service.
The proposed NBAF is a joint DHS effort with the Department of Agriculture that would establish a state-of the-art high-security laboratory facility to study both foreign animal & zoonotic diseases (diseases that can be transferred from animals to humans)
The Airside Vulnerability Reduction Team program will strengthen the coordination of work by TSA and its law-enforcement, airline, and airport-security partners to reduce vulnerabilities to airport airside operations.
The IR Revolution 360 is a panoramic infrared camera designed to replace multi-camera perimeter security systems that have traditionally required several single or dual-head cameras set to pan, tilt, or zoom within a fixed field of view.
Alion will provide total lifecycle systems management for business processes incorporating the planning, implementation, execution, and retirement of DOD's Logistics, Maintenance, and Supply Support (LMSS) activities.
The CANBERRA Germanium ASP system has superior identification capabilities and is the only technology that can, with the highest degree of certainty, confirm the presence or absence of SNM (Uranium or Plutonium) or a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD).
The Frontliner/CR1 Ensemble is the ideal solution for all emergency services working in a highly contaminated CBRN environment; it provides a high level of fire retardency, & ruggedness, in a breathable garment system that is comfortable to wear.
The once-maligned Federal Emergency Management Agency displays determination as well as imagination in its innovative plans to provide temporary housing for those suddenly homeless in future times of disaster.
ESi University is a facility for emergency-management training specializing in ESi's WebEOC, the first Web-enabled collaborative crisis-information system, which provides real-time information sharing to facilitate decision-making in emergency situations.
Immediately upon deploying E Team for flood-recovery efforts, Missouri saw a vast improvement in communications between local- and state-level emergency managers, resulting in a more efficient recovery process than in previous disasters.
CDC recently released the results of a study suggesting that some North American avian influenza A H7 virus strains have properties that might enhance their potential to infect humans as well as their potential to spread from human to human.
This enhancement will provide a secure and trusted national platform for "Sensitive But Unclassified" (SBU) information sharing and collaboration between federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, private-sector, and international partners.
Allen Vanguard has received an order from General Dynamics Armament & Technical Products to supply spares for vehicle mounted electronic counter-measures equipment ("ECM" or "jammers") for a U.S. Department of Defense customer.
The global positioning system & the geospatial information system - a technological marriage that has profound implications for law enforcement, national defense, & homeland security. But there are some potential pitfalls that also should be recognized.
Flexibility, common sense, and operational efficiency are the hallmarks of the new National Response Framework, which builds on the solid but sometimes too rigid foundation of its predecessor doctrine, the National Response Plan.
Created from an idea to prepare state and local emergency responders from acts of terrorism, involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), the CDP has become a premier federal training facility offering a unique hands-on training experience.
ICx Technologies announced that its advanced research and development lab, located in Grants Pass, Oregon, has been named one of the 21 most innovative firms in Southern Oregon by the Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI).
The partnership will allow Defenshield to offer additional transparent armor solutions to its military, law enforcement, and government customers, particularly those with armored vehicle transparent armor needs.
All members of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, The Miami Marine Council, The Marina Mile Association, and the Maritime Security Council price reductions on security equipment and services.
Participants will be able to describe the continuing role of basic standards of practice during extreme conditions and develop specific strategies to guide health professionals during and after emergency situations.
The state's newly purchased Web-based software system, EWA Phoenix Crisis Management Tools, will allow DSS to quickly and efficiently register evacuees who need state-assisted transportation, and to track their whereabouts throughout a disaster.
The new DuPont Tychem BR Class 2 garment helps provide increased vapor and liquid protection without full encapsulation, thereby making it easy to use and more affordable than a fully encapsulated garment.
The treatment of victims of mass-casualty incidents is probably the greatest challenge facing the U.S. medical community - but, in most of the nation's medical schools, ranks lowest on the academic priority list.
iSECUREtrac has received an extension contract to provide GPS tracking for high-risk offenders by the state's Board of Probation & Parole in a project funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.
The UltraRAE 3000 is intended for use in many industrial environments including confined-space entry, pre-screening during refinery and plant maintenance, hazardous- materials response, marine spill response, and refinery downstream monitoring.
DHS has announced implementation of the ESTA Interim Final Rule (IFR), which establishes a new online system that is part of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and is required by the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.
This funding will help public health departments, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations strengthen their ability to respond to public health medical emergencies precipitated as a result of terrorism or a naturally occurring event.