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Wed, 2013-12-04 06:32 PM


It’s harvest time, but this foreign plant is a no-no in the United States. CBP officers seized three international air parcels on November 26 that contained a combined 112 pounds of khat, a green,...
Thu, 2013-11-28 07:05 PM
The Federal Protective Service (FPS), a unit of DHS, is gathering market research information from companies capable of supplying  commercial-off-the-shelf or government-off-the-shelf walk-through...
Thu, 2013-11-28 10:38 AM

Pallet screening
X-ray system

CBP has issued a Request For Information (RFI) to commercial baggage screening companies for information about their capabilities to supply small, medium, large and pallet X-ray systems that could be...
Sun, 2013-11-10 11:39 AM

The CTX-5800 model
from Morpho Detection,
a "reduced size" system

TSA has announced that it will make a sole source award to Morpho Detection Inc., of Newark, CA, to supply two “reduced size standalone” explosive detection systems (RSEDS). One of the units will be...
Tue, 2013-11-05 03:59 PM
In order to enable its entire workforce -- including its 45,000 screeners -- to keep abreast of new security threats and emerging technologies, TSA wants to find highly-capable training companies...
Tue, 2013-11-05 01:30 PM
Government Security News has announced its 2013 Homeland Security Awards finalists, and in some cases preemptive winners, in three different broad awards categories: Vendors of IT security products...
Fri, 2013-11-01 03:26 PM

RadSeeker DL from
Smiths Detection

The DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) announced on October 31 two developments in its planned acquisition of handheld radioisotope detection devices. First, it indicated it planned to...
Mon, 2013-10-28 05:47 PM

Heroin was concealed
in these motor oil cans

CBP officers working at the Calexico East port of entry arrested a woman after discovering heroin hidden inside plastic containers of motor oil that were stored in the trunk of her car. The incident...
Mon, 2013-10-28 04:05 PM
TSA has handed a contract worth more than $225,000 to Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc., now owned by SAIC, to run a pilot and perform tests using a homemade explosive algorithm deployed with a...
Fri, 2013-10-18 05:05 PM

One muti-mode
detector from RAE

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, a part of DHS, has issued a sources sought document that invites companies capable of developing what it calls a “human portable tripwire” -- essentially a...
Fri, 2013-10-18 03:24 PM

Dry ice bombs
shook up LAX

Could terrorists carry five pounds of dry ice in carry-on luggage onto an airplane and use it to build and detonate a bomb? Under current U.S. Transportation Security Administration rules they could...
Thu, 2013-10-17 10:03 AM
The Defense Logistics Agency plans to use “Canine Detection Teams” at two of its distribution facilities in California to sniff for drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines, and...



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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
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