october 2003

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Department of Homeland Security Unveils US-VISIT Program

The US-VISIT program -- United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology -- is a cornerstone of the Department's goals to improve border management at our ports of entry.

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Alexeter Announces Private-Sector Biological Security Training

Alexeter Technologies, LLC of Wheeling, IL today announced the launch of the Corporate Biological Terrorism Awareness Course, believed to be the only comprehensive bio-terrorism training tailored exclusively toward the private workplace.

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UKs Department for Transport Approves GE Ion Tracks Next Generation Itemiser3

GE Ion Tracks Explosives Trace Detection Equipment Approved for Use in UK Transport Security Applications to Help Ensure Public Safety

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TVI Corporation Clinches Top Innovator of the Year 2003 Award

- leading supplier of rapid deployment shelters and chemical/biological decontamination systems for the military, public health, and first response agencies, presented with The Daily Records award

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RAE Systems Launches AreaRAE-Gamma, Wireless Integrated Radiation and Hazardous Gas Detector

RF-equipped sensor enables real-time data transmission of VOC, toxic chemical and radiation data from HAZMAT accidents and terrorist incidents

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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.

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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.

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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

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Nextteq Provides Training Kit

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

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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)