D.I.Y Weapons

D.I.Y Weapons

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...
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,...
drone terrorism

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Terrorist groups around the world are taking advantage of the increasing accessibility of drone technology to build and deploy them as weapons. ISIS has...
dirty bomb

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The Port of Charleston, South Carolina, has been evacuated early June 15th as US federal authorities investigate a reported threat on a container ship...
x-ray

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Airports, central railway stations, and other large perimeters are well equipped with X-Ray screening systems for the detection of explosives or suspicious objects. But...
UGV

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A new multi-purpose UGV which was recently exposed offers applications for the military, law enforcement, and commercial fields. Unmanned systems technology innovator Milrem unveiled its...
improvised threat

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  The easy access to low-cost, sophisticated technology enables hostile elements to deploy a diverse and ever-evolving range of improvised threats, such as improvised explosive...
robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...
improvised explosive devices

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The current threat environment of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) concealed on persons, in vehicles, and in the mail poses challenges for traditional explosive detection...
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...

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A radiation threat detection system was successfully tested recently by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s SIGMA program—whose goal is to prevent...
improvised explosive

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  On the first floor of the Robert H. Mollohan Research Facility is a small team of researchers who are quietly developing a new, game-changing...
nuclear attack scenario

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The possibility of an improvised nuclear attack scenario is worrying the American defense agencies. The US Department of Homeland Security published a new guide...
terrorist attack

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Following the Christmas market attack in Berlin, the German government issued a paper stating the country is at “high risk” of terrorist attacks carried...
weaponized drone

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ISIS supporters on social media were boasting that the terror group now has an air force after the Islamic State released on January 24th...
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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North Korea has recently developed a large stealth drone that can carry explosive devices and spread radioactive materials over South Korea, according to YonhapNews. "North...

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Could Islamist terrorists get a hold of a nuclear bomb? Dozens of nuclear warheads have gone missing during the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s...

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The US Department of Homeland Security has found a new geospatial solution to enhance first responders’ incident management capabilities. The Department’s Science and Technology...

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Airport screening agents at Reno’s International Airport in Nevada confiscated a plastic handgun produced with by a 3-D printer from a man’s carry-on luggage....

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Warfare against IEDs (improvised explosive devices) has been on the US Defense Administration agenda for a long time. Lessons have been learned also from...

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