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“Varian’s Imaging Components business has a 50 plus year history of dedication to the imaging industry.”—Sunny Sanyal, Senior Vice President and President, Imaging Components


Mon, 2014-04-28 11:19 PM


U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that one of its police dogs helped them seize undeclared cash last week at Washington Dulles International Airport.A man arriving at the...
Wed, 2014-04-09 12:18 AM
Implant Sciences Corporation, a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, has announced it has signed its second Cooperative Research and Development...
Sun, 2014-02-02 05:55 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Calexico, California downtown port of entry Tuesday discovered approximately $265,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine concealed...
Mon, 2014-01-06 11:30 AM

Optex Redscan Laser Detector

Optex Co, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of security infrared and laser technology, announced the integration of its IP sensors and detection products with AXIS Communications network cameras and the...
Thu, 2013-12-19 01:55 PM

Contraband detector

The National Institute of Justice is gathering market research data from vendors of two different kinds of technologies -- body-worn cameras and person-screening portals to detect contraband in body...
Thu, 2013-12-19 08:30 AM

Sonardyne's Sentinel

Maritime security company Sonardyne International Ltd. has successfully completed the installation of a Sentinel Intruder Detection System (IDS) onboard a drilling rig operating in an undisclosed...
Sun, 2013-12-15 09:34 PM

Dr. Huban Gowadia

Acting Secretary of DHS Rand Beers on December 13 officiated the ceremonial swearing in of Dr. Huban Gowadia as director of the DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO).  Under Dr. Gowadia’s...
Wed, 2013-12-11 06:31 PM

Cash hidden
in shoes

ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seized nearly $387,000 from three Mexican nationals in Cuba, AL, on December 8, following the traffic stop of a passenger bus bound for Mexico.  The...
Wed, 2013-12-11 05:29 PM

Colorimetric tubes

The DHS System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders program, nicknamed the SAVER program, is gathering information about “portable colorimetric tubes,” or PCTs, that can detect gas...
Fri, 2013-12-06 06:10 PM

CBP P-3 aircraft

On November 30, as part of the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force-South (JIATF-S) mission, a CBP office of air and marine (OAM) P-3 aircrew, assigned to the National Air Security Operations Center (NASOC-...
Thu, 2013-12-05 02:45 PM

Chuck Brooks

Government Security News is pleased to announce the winners of its GSN 2013 Homeland Security Awards program, which were selected from hundreds of nominations submitted by leading vendors of IT and...
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,...



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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...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
The Cellular Cargo Bomb Scanner CBS 7.72 Series from Homeland Security Strategies (HSS) scans cargo at airports, marine yards and trucking facilities in an effort to detect bombs, such as those...
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