Explosive Detection

Explosive Detection

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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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There are 100 million land mines in more than 60 countries worldwide. Every day, 10 innocent civilians are killed or maimed by these explosives The...

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In the wake of the deadliest terrorist attack in Iraq since 2003, Iraq’s prime minister Haider al-Abadi has instructed all the country’s security forces...

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Unmanned vessels will become central to the Royal Navy’s efforts in minesweeping and anti-terror missions, says a top commander, and will eventually replace manned...

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In the wake of two car bombings which killed seventeen people, Turkey announced it was temporarily suspending the sale of fertilizers containing nitrate. The...
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Everyone knows that mines, be there on land or in water, are bad news. But while there are several robots designed to find landmines,...

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New Mexico engineers are working on a new device that could save scores of lives. Scientists from Sandia National Laboratories in cooperation with R3...
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The Polish police has ordered two new robots for examining and neutralizing hazardous materials. The systems will be used by bomb disposal specialists and...

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Security agents working in western airports are trained to detect all kinds of devices that could put a flight in jeopardy: from explosives disguised...

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Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have brought out a new tool in the fight against terrorism: bomb sniffing drones. The team took existing...

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A team of researchers from MIT and Princeton have built a new system for detecting chemicals used in explosive. The system is based on...

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As the terrorist attack on the Brussels airports and metro station clearly demonstrate, currently prevalent methods of explosive detection are severely lacking. While laser-based...

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