Transportation Security Market to Reach $63 Billion by 2018

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A new report, Transportation Safety and Transportation Security Market Modes, Worldwide Market Forecasts (2013 - 2018), offered by market research firm MarketsandMarkets defines and...

Defenders of TSA Behavior Detection: Israel, Australia Do It

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In the wake of a report calling the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) behavior detection program unscientific, defenders of the program pointed to similar efforts...

Portable Scanner to Detect Concealed Weapons

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Prototype radar scanners that can detect weapons concealed on people in public spaces is set to undergo real-world testing next year. According to the...

Russia and NATO Develop New Crowd-Screening Sensors

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NATO and Russia are cooperating on a system that will identify terrorist bombers targeting big commuter hubs or sports venues. NATO said in a video...

New Report: Terror and Crime Lead to Improved Transportation Security

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After airports, it is the turn of the global mass transport market to beef up security, as governments begin to address the security risks...

Solutions to Growing Threats to Transportation and Infrastructure

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Transportation systems are a key target for terrorists. Effective and efficient transportation plays a crucial role not only in the everyday lives of citizens,...

The unmanned cargo helicopter

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Unmanned cargo helicopters have proved their worth in Afghanistan, resupplying remote forward bases and taking convoys off dangerous roads. But the U.S. Army wants...

Al Qaeda ‘Targeting European Rail Network’

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Europe's high-speed rail network is at risk of being attacked by al Qaeda, according to a German newspaper. Bild, citing intelligence sources, said the extremist...

Moscow Subway To Use Devices To Read Data On Phones

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The head of police for Moscow's subway system has said that stations will soon be equipped with devices that can read the data on...

Optical tracking of people in indoor areas developed by Carnegie Mellon

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method for tracking the locations of multiple individuals in complex, indoor settings using a network of...

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...

Nigeria warned to improve its ports security

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THE United States Government, through its Embassy in Lagos, has cautioned the Federal Government to improve on its ports security system within 90 days or...

Experts: The Burgas bombing – not a suicide bomber

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  A Bulgarian expert has stated that the terrorist who killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver in a deadly attack last year was not...

Are you who you say you are?

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Israeli technology may solve the problem faced by the security organizations protecting the U.S. civil aviation. Israeli companies may offer a number of technologies that...

Riot Control Vehicles

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Crisis situations involving great masses and unusually large concentrations of forces may stem from protests and security demonstrations involving economic, ethnic, or politically motivated...

Knives on passenger aircraft – under heavy attack

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Israeli security experts continue to criticize the new security regulation in the U.S allowing knives on planes. "This in some scenarios might increase the risk...

Detecting concealed weapons from a distance – the challenge

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New technologies that will help detecting concealed weapons on people in a very fast way are being developed in Israel. In the meantime the  New...

Presidential Visit – VIP convoy security review

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By Eyal Avidov U.S President Obama is visiting Israel this week and without doubt special preparations have been made by security officials for this significant...

Russia’s Aeroexpress using Israeli solutions to mitigate security, safety and...

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To read this in Hebrew  . . Russia’s Aeroexpress, one of Russia’s biggest transportation operators, has deployed NICE Security solution including the Situator Situation Management Solution, NiceVision...

TRANSPORTING CHEMICALS – THE RISK, THE DANGER

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Transporting chemicals can be a risky business to the population. This everyday task sometimes turns to be an immediate danger. Such an incident happened in...

TROPHY PROTECTED HUMVEES

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This is one of the many examples to the flow of technologies from "pure" defense to homeland security. The "Trophy" active protection suit develop...

EXPLOSIVES TRACE DETECTION CALIBRATION

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The explosive detectors of all types deployed in airports and other sensitive locations need calibration in order to stay effective. We usually look at technology...

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US’s New Nuclear Space Rocket Shortens Trip to Mars

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NASA, DARPA, and Lockheed Martin are working together on nuclear-powered spacecraft, which could dramatically cut down travel times to space, and more specifically to...