Aviation Security

Aviation Security

New security technology trialled in Melbourne Airport could mean that passengers will no longer have to separate their laptops, liquids or gels from carry-on...

A blockchain project will track aviation parts throughout their lifecycles. The development will be carried out under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement of...
pilot

An off-the-shelf commercial helicopter was recently modified to fly itself in typical military missions, including supply runs, medevac, and reconnaissance. The long-term goal: Design...
UAV

As part of a multi-million dollar contract, the U.S. Air Force placed an order for new counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) radar technology. Electronic-scanning (e-scan) radars...
ballistic missile

The Pentagon recently intercepted a test ballistic missile with the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA system, the second time that weapon has been successfully tested...
missile

The Chinese military is building a new and mysterious missile that could cripple American air power. The weapon, known as the PL-XX missile is...
UAV

New software developed recently, called the Heresy multi-mission control (MMC), now enables one operator to oversee a half-dozen large UAV’s, assigning tasks and monitoring...
Anka

Turkey Receives More Anka UAVs Turkey has decided to expand its UAV stockpile, with its military and security forces expecting to receive 22 more Anka...

Manual authentication in airports means that passengers need to present different forms of ID such as boarding cards, booking reference numbers as well as...
battery

The applications of drones for both security and commercial purposes is becoming an increasingly common phenomenon. With rapid implementation of drone technology comes the...
countermeasures

A new technology will protecting aircraft from various threats. Traditional threat warning and countermeasure systems are designed to identify and defeat known threats. Infrared...

The integration of drones and manned aircraft in a common airspace has been one of the major security challenges worrying flight authorities. A new...
Drone

China, the world’s main distributor of armed drones, is increasingly popular among Middle Eastern countries locked-out of purchasing American-made drones. With increasing degree of...
airport security

The protection of passengers, staff and aircraft in the airport and its vicinities from crime, terror and other threats has always been on high...
malicious drone illustration

As drones become more prominently used, so does the misuse of these emerging technologies. New drone detection solution could protect military bases, venues, cities...
x-ray screeninig

The emergence of homemade explosives has placed many challenges on aviation security screening. In an attempt to cope with the threats, the US Department of...

A new technology will enable airport security scanners to detect explosives in an improved method. A team of physicists at the University of Sussex,...
batteries

With more people using battery packs, such as those in drones, cameras, or simply power bricks to charge the many devices we own, it’s...
counter-terror

The US has been enhancing its anti-terrorist coordination measures with its allies. An agreement was recently signed by the US Homeland Security Secretary (DHS)...
urban airspace

Passenger drones are trialling Dubai and Singapore, urban drone deliveries are taking off in Iceland and Switzerland, and companies around the world are refining...
airport passengers

The US Homeland Security Department is investing in machine learning technology that could help foreign countries increase airport security at zero cost. The agency’s Science...

The Israel Airports Authority has recently established a special Cyber defense center in Ben-Gurion international airport. The decision to establish the dedicated center was made...