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Wed, 2017-03-22 04:36 PM
CAMBRIDGE, United Knigdom March 15, 2017 Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced a framework agreement with U.K. Airport Operator Manchester Airports...
Fri, 2017-03-17 08:36 AM
BINGHAMTON, NY March 7, 2017 SureScan Corporation announced the x1000 Explosive Detection System has passed the new ECAC 3.1 tests for speeds up to 1,800 bags/hour (.5 m/s conveyor speed).(Please...
Tue, 2017-03-14 03:27 AM
LONDON March 13, 2017 Dr Allison Hinds, part of the chemical/biological warfare in public heath and infectious disease division for the Department of Defense, will be joining pharmaceutical R&D...
Wed, 2017-03-08 12:21 PM
CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom March 1, 2017 Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho Detection UK Ltd, today announced it has won a competitive tender from the largest airport in...
Tue, 2017-03-07 08:10 AM
STURBRIDGE, MA, March 6, 2017 Optim LLC, a premier manufacturer of flexible videoscopes for contraband detection, proudly displayed their FreedomView Videoscope to key military personnel at the...
Fri, 2017-03-03 10:40 AM
MADISON, ME Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI), in partnership with its Northeast distributor, Access Control Systems Inc., announced that the Somerset County Jail in Madison, ME, is the first county...
Fri, 2017-02-24 08:19 AM

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BALTIMORE Feb. 23, 2017 Baltimore biotech firm, PathSensors, Inc., announced today that in a published evaluation of multiple immunoassay-based threat detection technologies by researchers from the...
Wed, 2017-02-08 06:59 AM

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SAN RAFAEL, CA Feb. 8, 2017 BNC Scientific (San Rafael, CA) is rolling out a new line of nuclear area monitors with a rich feature set previously only available in consumer electronics. The new...
Wed, 2017-02-08 06:48 AM
BREA, CA Feb. 7, 2017 There were 476 Mass Shootings in 2016 alone! Further, there were more than 150,000 plus gun violence incidents or deaths from 2013-2016, and already 40 mass shootings this year!...
Tue, 2017-01-31 07:20 AM

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RESTON, VA Jan. 26, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide modeling and simulation...
Tue, 2017-01-31 07:09 AM

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PHILADELPHIA Jan. 26, 2017 A team of Philadelphia University (PhilaU) students won the top prize in a U.S. Department of Defense challenge to redesign protective chemical-biological suits for...
Thu, 2017-01-26 12:15 PM

Feracci

LONDON Jan. 25, 2017 Rising instances of international terrorist threats against citizens and critical infrastructures are intensifying investment in security measures and sophisticated sensing...

Commentary and Opinions

By Dr. Chris Petty
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
More than 640 million domestic air passengers hoped for a timely departure in 2012, and yet few ever considered a key part of the security process that makes timely departures possible: screening of baggage that goes into the “hold” of an airplane (more commonly known in the U.S. as “checked” baggage.) 
In Washington, attention has shifted from the daily grind towards a hyper-partisan presidential campaign. Battle lines are sharply cast between Republican challenger, Governor Mitt Romney, and the incumbent, President Barack Obama. While all eyes are on the economy, national security challenges abound. Obama’s killing of Bin Laden and targeting terrorists with Predator strikes argues his prowess on terrorism. Iran’s nuclear weapon pursuits are hindered by cyber-sabotage.
High-purity germanium (HPGe) detectors are the recognized gold standard for detection and identification of characteristic gamma rays from nuclear or radiological sources. No other detector comes close to matching their extremely high resolution and sensitivity. However, until recently, their use outside the laboratory has been limited. A number of challenges had to be overcome before they could be deployed routinely in the field.
 

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