The Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is adding a program that detects gunshots for its new Automated People Mover Facility, interfacing it with the facility’s video, access control, notification, and critical emergency management systems.
The program is part of a joint effort by Shooter Detection... Read More »
Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) is praising the collaboration of Grand Sky and the Harris Corporation, resulting in a new Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Super Corridor in the Red River Valley.
The endeavor will enable small and large unmanned aircraft to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of their... Read More »
Alabama state officials are espousing the benefits of Bell's plan to assemble the Navy's 407GXi aircraft in Ozark if it wins a competition for the branch's contract.
“Bell could have not selected a more ideal location to conduct final assembly of the Navy’s new advanced helicopter trainer... Read More »
Raytheon, as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Friend or Foe program, is developing a portable biosurveillance device capable of evaluating bacteria and whether or not they could be harmful to people.
It is an area the company has identified as currently underdeveloped.... Read More »
The Transportation Security Administration is reminding residents of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania that they will need REAL ID cards to board airline flights beginning Oct. 1, 2020.
REAL ID driver’s licenses and identification cards have a small gold star in the upper right corner.... Read More »
Interpol is sending a team to Sri Lanka to help national authorities investigate the Easter bomb attacks that left nearly 300 dead and approximately 500 injured.
Interpol will deploy its Incident Response Team (IRT), which includes specialists with expertise in crime scene examination,... Read More »
Lockheed Martin recently secured a $20 million Navy contract to provide what officials are deeming the next generation electronic warfare system.
Engineering and technical services work will be performed at the Electronic Warfare Center of Excellence in Syracuse, New York, and Manassas,... Read More »
A new report has re-examined the role transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) play in Central American human smuggling.
The report was undertaken by the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) analysis, operated by the RAND Corporation on behalf of the Department of Homeland... Read More »
Malawi recently launched the world’s first malaria vaccine in a pivotal pilot program.
The country is the first of three African nations in which the vaccine will be made available to children up to two years old. Ghana and Kenya will introduce the vaccine in the coming weeks.
The vaccine,... Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently launched a research and development project for a Secure and Resilient Mobile Network Infrastructure (SRMNI).
DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) are seeking innovative... Read More »
A bill to address the wrongful detentions of U.S. citizens and diplomatic staff by the Government of Turkey was introduced in the U.S. Senate this week.
The Defending United States Citizens and Diplomatic Staff from Political Prosecutions Act of 2019 (S. 1075) was co-sponsored by Sens. Thom... Read More »
Two Battelle employees are being recognized by the company for stellar service, garnering Inventor of the Year and CEO Awards, respectively.
Senior Research scientist Wesley Pirkle was named Inventor of the Year for significant contributions to several crucial security programs. Ron Townsend,... Read More »
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan recently offered an assessment of his McAllen, Texas, trip to gain insight regarding challenges faced at the U.S. Southern Border.
The effort involved observing the potential strategic and operational obstacles encountered by law enforcement... Read More »
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York last week gathered prosecutors’ offices and law enforcement agencies together to promote greater cooperation in cybercrime cases at the first Cyber Crime Symposium.
HSI would like the event to mark the first of an annual series. They are trying... Read More »
LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport both set records Thursday for the number of passengers screened at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints.
At LaGuardia, 59,698 people passed through the checkpoints and onto their departing gates. Newark saw 78,811... Read More »