D.I.Y Weapons

D.I.Y Weapons

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Intelligence analysis shows terrorist groups are actively pursuing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) capabilities, are using battlefield environments to test them, and may be...
bomb disposal

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First responders must stay up-to-date on the latest tactics and techniques for improvised explosive devices (IED) response. How does the Department of Homeland Security...
sensors

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The US Department of Defense evaluates that the military’s traditional intelligence sensors are not always optimal for the tasks that have become more and...
air cargo security

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The airport security field has been undergoing upgrading and enhanced security processes during recent years. The requirements of the TSA (US Transportation Security Administration)...
drone threats

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A report by Israel’s State Comptroller published yesterday, November 15th, reflects unpreparedness and considerable shortcomings regarding drone threats in Israel. The reports refers to...
chemical attack

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The possibility of a chemical attack in a central urban venue has accelerated US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) efforts to develop more security...
situational awareness

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The US army has been testing a new Multi-Functional Video Display (MVD) for the Medium Mine Protected Vehicle (MMPV) Type II. The new monitors...
biothreats

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has recently launched the Hidden Signals Challenge, a $300,000 prize competition seeking...
small ugv

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Man-transportable robots have become more and more widespread in military operations. A supplier of battle-tested UGVs was recently awarded a contract for the supply...
ieds

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Landmines have increasingly been replaced in modern warfare with improvised explosive devices, usually known as IEDs. The mechanism of injury is the same for...
explosive detection

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A new portable explosive detection technology has been recently revealed. The SEEKERe EDK (Explosive Detection Kit) is an explosive trace detector that’s capable of...
weapon

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Defense industries have been investing growing resources in the development of an anti-UAV weapon for various uses by law enforcement teams as well as the...
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...

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