Counter Terror

Counter Terror

the philippines

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The Philippines armed forces are upgrading their unmanned aircraft fleet in order to be able to challenge current threats. Boeing subsidiary Insitu Inc. is...
facial recognition

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Police departments in the world have been experimenting the use of facial recognition technologies during events with massive crowds in an attempt to prevent...
nuclear terrorism

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The challenge of nuclear terrorism has become a threat that requires new and innovative technologies. A team formed by, among the rest, scientists at...
airport security tactics

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The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently released a video claiming to provide an inside look at airport security tactics - how the agency...
asymmetric warfare

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The US defense R&D establishment has been seeking new ways to preserve the American advantage in asymmetric warfare. DARPA’s Strategic Technology Office (STO) unveiled...
military installations

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The increased use of commercial and privately owned small unmanned aircraft systems has raised US Defense Department's concerns for the safety and security of...
autonomous vehicles

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The Canadian Department of National Defence's scientists have started working on a new system to monitor Arctic waters, including autonomous vehicles. "It's important from...
philippines

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Two Cessna 208B Caravan aircraft purchased by the U.S. Department of Defense and modified to perform airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance tasks were handed...
patterns in crowds

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Security cameras are everywhere - in malls, stadiums, train stations, parking garages, airports. But with so much information flowing in, it can be challenging...
anti terror

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Various security forces in Europe have been gradually adapting to the new terrorist threat reflected in recent years’ lethal attacks. Ireland’s military special forces, the...
terrorist attack

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The terrorist attacks in London during the last months apparently brought about a greater awareness to the need to prepare the public for such...
ISIS

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A new use for a bomb-detecting technology: identifying the dangerous opioid fentanyl from a distance using a laser beam to protect soldiers and law...
gps technology

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A rising number of vital systems in our lives rely on GPS technology – whether it’s police units, airports or even private car navigation...
3d printing technology

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The benefits of 3D printing technology are known, but less frequently discussed are the dangers. The open and accessible nature of the technology means...
airport security

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Airport security policy in the US is now focusing on passengers’ cameras. In an effort to improve the security of airline passengers and airports,...
anti terror

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Australia’s counter-terrorism police are using various means to enhance their capabilities against attempted terror attacks. These include, for example, drones the size of flies...
vehicle protection

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Protecting people while they are on the move has become an increasingly more difficult task. Traditional solutions for this problem were mainly creating a...
anti terrorist strike

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At the beginning of the month, the Turkish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced that the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Anka medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV...
simulation tech

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Asymmetric warfare by its very nature leads combatants on all sides to develop new weapons and defenses. The emerging drone and small UAVs threat...
unmanned systems

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Unmanned systems may now  be in use against friendly forces. Terrorists as well as nation-states are striving to employ these systems, especially airborne platforms,...
radar sensing through walls

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First responders and army units often confront situations where they suspect that someone is hiding in a house but are unable to find him...
face recognition

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Facial recognition startups have lately been popping up in more and more airports. A  new one is supposed to be the fastest and most...

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