iHLS TV Homeland Security Weekly Reports

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iHLS is proud to launch its new TV channel. In today's first show we highlight some of our main stories from recent days, with comments...

Student Carrying Suspicious Flashcards Cannot Sue TSA for Detaining Him

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A student detained at Philadelphia International airport over his Arabic flashcards cannot sue the Individual TSA and FBI agents who held him in custody,...

Russia, Canada, U.S. to Hold Anti-Terror Drill

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Russian and North American military officials have held a first planning meeting for next year’s joint anti-terrorism drills involving the Russian, US and Canadian...

Did the DHS Waste $1 Billion on Failed Screening Program?

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The U.S Government Accountability Office (GAO) said recently that DHS may have wasted $1 billion on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Screening of Passengers...

Baffling Decision to Cease Ban on Knives on U.S. Flights Reversed

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The surprising decision made earlier this year to reverse the ban on knives on U.S. flights had even the most junior Israeli security experts...

Did Terrorists Test Airplane Security?

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A memo written by the U.S. Airways Pilot Association described a possible "dry-run" for a future terrorist attack that occurred on Flight 1880 on...

Guam is preparing itself to handle terror threats

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Representatives from dozens of government, military, aviation and shipping organizations have partnered together to educate and understand threats to airline security and commercial aircraft...

New threat to aviation – explosives concealed in breast implants

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Heathrow Airport security has been on high alert amid reports of a new type of terrorist threat to aviation: explosives concealed in breast implants. The...

Fear in the skies – hacking aircraft

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Cyber terrorism is threatening civil aviation. "This is something that is imminent and extremely worrying" an Israeli source told i-HLS. According to Aviation Week a...

Israeli companies to offer sense and avoid systems for UAS

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The Navy has halted work on what seemed to have been the Pentagon’s most promising system to help drones sense and avoid other aircraft. According...

The Al Qaeda undetected bomb

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Al Qaeda engineers have been working on designing a sophisticated bomb powerful enough to bring down passenger planes, designed to avoid detection. John Pistole, head...

Baggage security screening – slow is good?

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The next time that you are moving at a snail’s pace through airport security, calm yourself with the assurance that a slower and more...

A New Sensor Detects Home-Made Hydrogen Peroxide based Explosives

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.: Scientists at the Sandia National Laboratories are working on explosive detection methods that would reliably detect homemade explosives, but will not be...

Elbit may benefit from Boeing-Embraer KC-390 Cooperation

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The growing cooperation between Boeing and Embraer on the Brazilian KC-390 programme may bring big contracts to Elbit systems. This, according to sources in...

An EL AL passenger aircraft flies with the MUSIC

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A first Elbit Systems Music Directional Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems has been installed on an EL AL passenger aircraft. i-HLS Israel Homeland Security Elbit Systems is...

Mini-MUSIC system unveiled

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Elbit Systems unveiled its new mini-MUSIC  system, the newest member of the company's family of Directional Infra-Red Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems. The system is displayed...

SATCOM Assists ESA-EDA Demonstration of UAV Airspace Integration

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A European project designed to prove the feasibility of operating unmanned aerial systems in non-segregated airspace completed six missions flown form the Spanish Air...

Improvement of the bags screening will leave More time for Duty...

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  Last Friday and the coming Friday, a trial run of the new bags screening system is taking place at Ben Gurion Airport. When the...

The U.S passenger screening program UNDER FIRE

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The Transportation Security Administration has little evidence that an airport passenger screening program, which some employees believe is a magnet for racial profiling and...

The danger from Cyber attacks to Israeli aviation

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This threat is mentioned seldom but it does not make it less lethal.  A cyber attack on Israeli infrastructure may include air traffic control installations....

iPhones , iPad and aviation security

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The anticipated announcement about using electronic devices on passenger planes is already being evaluated by security experts. They want to understand the impact of...

Russian missiles for Syria – a great danger

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Israeli experts say that if the plan to sell  Russian S-300 missiles to Syria is performed , Assad will be able to neutralize Israeli...

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Robot Identifies Objects with Thermal Sensing, 98% Accurate

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Robot Identifies Objects with Thermal Sensing, 98% Accurate A new system enables robots to recognize various common and complex items using special touch sensors that...