Explosive Detection

Explosive Detection

Autonomous Surface Mine Countermeasure

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A comprehensive evaluation of a new autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) was successfully completed. The vehicle, Knifefish, was designed by...
electronic devices

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The US has been increasing the security arrangements regarding incoming flights - mainly from Muslim Middle Eastern states. Passengers arriving on direct flights from...
mine clearance

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Wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Ukraine, Libya and Iraq have seen focus shift from traditional mine clearance to the disposal of booby traps and other...
uranium

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A technique for detecting enriched uranium with lasers could help regulators sniff out illicit nuclear activities from afar. Researchers from the University of Michigan...
airport security

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A new airport security technology developed. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is to be the first to use new ultraviolet scanners, eliminating the need for passengers...
weapon detection

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Hard Car Security, a firm from California, recently announced it plans to incorporate a built-in weapon detection system into the walls of client locations...
explosives

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The laser science and technology center (LASTEC) in New Delhi has developed a portable device which uses a laser beam to detect explosives in...
robotic system

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  RE2 Robotics, a developer of robotic manipulator arms, has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award to develop an inflatable Underwater...
spectral sensing

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In recent years, an evolution has been taking place at the arena of military detection known as spectral sensing, with software-driven approaches emerging. Spectral...
sensors

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The market of sensor detection of toxic gases, bio toxins and explosives is expected to grow, finds Frost & Sullivan's TechVision team. This forecast...
bomb disposal robot

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A new bomb disposal and tactical robot was launched recently. The Avenger Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) robot has been engineered to provide police and...

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Some of the most dangerous threats encountered by the military, law enforcement, first responders and emergency personnel - like toxic, airborne chemicals - are often...

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ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) develops innovative chemical imaging sensors that address the landscape of drugs, chemical, biological and explosive (CBE) threats. The company has...

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By mimicking how dogs use their smelling abilities, a team of government and university researchers have demonstrated “active sniffing” as a means to improve...

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Many new security systems are developed for airports over the backdrop of the U.S. Safety Act which encourages companies to develop anti-terrorism technology. One...

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A group of MIT engineers has converted ordinary spinach plants into biological bomb detectors. The team, led by Michael Strano, implanted customised carbon nanotubes into...

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Hitachi announced that it will begin providing "walk-through type explosives trace detection system" for critical infrastructure facilities such as power plants and data centers...

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A non-radioactive, hand-held explosive threat detector, now has the additional capability to detect and identify TATP (Triacetone Triperoxide). This was the explosive substance used...

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Pakistan continues to use bogus bomb detectors ADE-651 to guard its vital facilities such as airports and government installations despite being officially banned last...

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Edinburgh University scientists have developed a software technique for detecting hazardous chemicals which could boost homeland security and illicit substance detection. The software instantly...

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