D.I.Y Weapons

D.I.Y Weapons

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)...
drone threats

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

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

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

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

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

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

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