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Fri, 2010-05-28 05:51 PM
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has the authority to demand “prior notice” before any person or organization imports food --  or food for animals – into the United States, estimates...
Thu, 2010-05-27 04:41 PM
On May 13, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released almost $790 million worth of Preparedness Grants for nine federal programs to help communities prepare for acts of terrorism, major...
Wed, 2010-05-26 04:12 PM
Full body scanner
No longer is it just bloggers, activists and anti-government conspiracy theorists that are concerned about full body scanners in our nation’s airports. Now, a group of worried scientists from the...
Tue, 2010-05-25 05:13 PM
Papp relieves Allen
Adm. Robert Papp, Jr., assumed command as the 24th commandant of the Coast Guard on May 25, relieving Adm. Thad Allen during a military ceremony at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, DC. “I am...
Tue, 2010-05-25 02:55 PM
Somali pirates
Faced with the continuing threat of Somali pirates, the U.S. Coast Guard has updated its guidance to the operators of U.S.-flagged commercial ships by advising that “deadly force” is appropriate in...
Tue, 2010-05-25 01:45 PM
Smith Detection's HEXRIS
CBP has studied the environmental effects of using truck-mounted and stationary High Energy X-ray systems to inspect cargo containers at U.S. seaports and land ports of entry, and concluded that “...
Thu, 2010-05-20 02:19 PM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced on May 19 that it has awarded its Information Technology Infrastructure Program (ITIP) contract to Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), of...
Wed, 2010-05-19 09:53 AM
HALO Corp., a San Diego-based organization founded by former special operations, national security and intelligence personnel, has scheduled two Counter-Terrorism Summits, one to take place on June 7...
Tue, 2010-05-18 03:55 PM
Faisal Shahzad on tape
Just weeks after yet another terrorist attack was narrowly averted, this time in midtown Manhattan, lawmakers in Washington, DC, have decided not to reconsider funding cuts for New York’s transit and...
Wed, 2010-05-12 01:18 PM
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is planning to issue two separate solicitations in the near future to procure encrypted, IP-based tactical communications systems that will be used in El Paso and...
Tue, 2010-05-11 08:50 AM
Ever wonder why mistakes are occasionally made in administering the U.S. Government’s terrorist watch lists? A quick glance at a brief excerpt from a Federal Register notice filed on May 11, 2010 by...
Sun, 2010-05-09 06:11 PM
In an effort to spot illegal immigrants heading toward the U.S.-Mexican border at ever greater stand-off distances, Customs and Border Protection is planning to install laser designators on 100-foot...

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The Netherlands, December 9 - DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber, branded as Dyneema®, and world leader in life protection materials and high-...
JW Fishers Pulse 8X has been rated the best underwater metal detector by the US Department of Homeland Security’s SAVER program. The System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER)...
Westford, MA, December 10 – Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel 30x PTZ camera, offering a powerful 30x optical zoom to deliver better forensic detail over greater...
E. Taunton, MA, December - JW Fishers Mfg., a company specializing in the design and manufacture of underwater search equipment for almost 50 years, is introducing new features for some of their key...
San Diego – CohuHD Costar is proud to introduce the first in the RISE series of high-performance video cameras - the RISE 4260HD PTZ camera.  Designed and built using the latest technology, the RISE...