D.I.Y Weapons

D.I.Y Weapons

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 for explosive detection has been exposed. The US Marine Corps is fielding new night vision binoculars equipped with thermal imaging that...
incendiary kites

Incendiary kites launched from the Gaza Strip have been causing considerable damage to Israeli border settlements since April. Arson terrorism is a mode of...
explosive detector

The US Navy will achieve new portable detection capabilities. The Department of the Navy awarded DetectaChem with a sole source indefinite delivery indefinite quantity...
vehicle

Two families of armored vehicles manufactured by an Israeli company supply protection to mounted soldiers at the battlefield and are designed for diverse defense,...
egozi

By Arie Egozi The occurrences on the Gaza border in recent weeks raise many questions and especially cause embarrassment. Equipped with reconnaissance satellites, fighter jets,...
explosive

The development of sensors for explosives such as TNT is of huge interest. TNT is an explosive material widely used for military, industrial, and...
rental vehicle

2017 saw a spate of terrorist attacks where rental vehicles were used as ramming weapons to cause death and destruction in various countries in...
security checks

With the overwhelming amount of data that has to be reviewed during border security checks, as well as limited budgets and resources in governments,...

By Arie Egozi It is hard to understand how a state like Israel, maintaining intense security measures in its airports and ports is unable to...
IEDs Used Against Armored Vehicles

Soldiers in combat situations have to constantly scan their surroundings for improvised explosive devices (IEDs), a signature weapon of modern guerrilla warfare. These homemade...
crowded environments

Everyone wants to be safe and secure, but is it realistic to perform in crowded environments such as a metro station security screening like...
Olympics

The Winter Olympics will take place in South Korea during February, and the country is planning to deploy 10,000 police officers in and around...
nuclear materials

A new vest will help law enforcement and military agencies search for nuclear material without being noticed. “The idea was pretty simple — we...
explosives traces

Approaching suspected materials in order to check them is not always possible without risk. A new technology for the stand-off detection of trace quantities...
militant groups

The use of drones by militants in the battlefield persists also in Syria. Russian forces have foiled a drone attack on an airbase in...
tunnel-warfare

Many U.S adversaries have one thing in common: the need to counter the U.S. military’s monitor-and-strike capabilities by building vast subterranean tunnel complexes. Now,...

If a robot is sent to disable a roadside bomb—or delicately handle an egg while cooking you an omelet—it needs to be able to...

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

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

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

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