Explosive Detection

Explosive Detection

Robotic vehicles for security purposes adapted from civilian-use models are not rare. Now, Digital Concepts Engineering is launching the X-2 Unmanned Ground Vehicle fitted...
explosive detection

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...
bomb-making components

Scientists are developing new methods to reveal traces of drugs and bomb-making components. A rather new approach named spectroscopy and in particular, infrared absorption spectroscopy,...
ISIS

A new use for a bomb-detecting technology: identifying the dangerous opioid fentanyl from a distance using a laser beam to protect soldiers and law...
identifying terrorists in crowds

Detecting and identifying suspects in crowds has become increasingly important in the fight against terrorist threats. The UK government has decided to advance the...
חומר נפץ

US airports security authorities would be able to add another detection system to their arsenal. A new explosives trace detection system has passed certification...
unmanned mine-hunting

Northrop Grumman has successfully demonstrated unmanned mine-hunting capabilities using the high-speed AQS-24B sensor during recent trials in Belgium. This effort, coming after a successful...
mine detection

During a recent technology demonstration, a new way to detect buried and submerged mines was unveiled. Dr. Rosemarie Oelrich, a scientist at Naval Surface...
Department of homeland security

Canine’s’ sense of smell is more than a million times stronger than a human’s, making them excellent partners for explosive locating. Many detection canine...
unmanned vehicle

A multipurpose unmanned vehicle can serve as a transportation platform carrying a squad's gear, a remote weapon station equipped with small or large caliber...
x-ray

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...

One of the advancing and intriguing fields within the robotics realm today is the unmanned systems that support the combatant at the battlefield, that...
UGV

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...
munitions

Before 1970, the widely accepted solution for disposal of old munitions, typically called unexploded ordnance (UXO), was to dump them into rivers, lakes and...
Indian-made equipment

A variety of Indian-made equipment has been handed over to key Indian security agencies. The Indian Defense Minister, Arun Jaitley, handed over E-Nasika, an...
robot

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...
remote landmine detection

  Scientists from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have developed a new system that uses a combination of lasers and glowing bacteria for unexploded ordnance...
explosives detection

The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will provide independent testing, evaluation, and certification of explosives detection equipment for...
terrorist attacks

An increase in security checks for flights from some Middle East airports was announced by Australia, though the country stopped short of implementing the...
Autonomous Surface Mine Countermeasure

A comprehensive evaluation of a new autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) was successfully completed. The vehicle, Knifefish, was designed by...
electronic devices

The US has been increasing the security arrangements regarding incoming flights - mainly from Muslim Middle Eastern states. Passengers arriving on direct flights from...
mine clearance

Wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Ukraine, Libya and Iraq have seen focus shift from traditional mine clearance to the disposal of booby traps and other...