DHS S&T Issues BAAs for Palletized Cargo and Shoe Screener Systems
- Airport scanner detects liquid bombs. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Mar2009, Issue 813, p12
The article reports on the successful testing of a prototype scanner which could detect liquid explosives. The study, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, tested the prototype MagViz system created by researchers at Los Alamos National...
- Obama Directs Greater Use Of Explosive Detection Technologies For Aviation Screening. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;1/8/2010, Vol. 245 Issue 4, p9
The article reports on the move of President Barack Obama to ask the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to take additional steps to develop and deploy the next generation of screening technologies in the U.S. As part of the order is the deployment of full body scanners in the U.S. to help...
- Dhs Unveils List Of Airports For Full-body Scanners. // AirGuide Online.com;3/15/2010, p3
The article reports that U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary has revealed the list of 11 U.S. airports that will be the first to receive full-body scanners purchased under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
- Dhs Has Yet To Install Airport Scanners Paid For With Stimulus. // AirGuide Online.com;3/1/2010, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has to install airport scanners that were passed with the stimulus bill.
- DHS eyes bomb detector by identifying thumbprint-size explosives residue. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Aug2015, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p26
The article reports on the solicitation released by officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the Standoff Explosives Detection on Vehicles component of the Standoff Explosives Trace Detection program, enabling the bomb detector technology to detect explosives residue on vehicles.
- News Breaks. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/2/2007, Vol. 166 Issue 13, p76
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Homeland Security Department to start testing air cargo screening technologies in the spring of 2007 at the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport in Ohio. The test is still part of the department's Air Cargo Explosives Detection Pilot...
- IG Recommends DHS Adopt Strategic Sourcing For Detection Equipment. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;3/24/2011, Vol. 249 Issue 56, p6
The article offers suggestions to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for adopting strategic sourcing principles for detection equipment it purchases. According to the department's Inspector General, DHS lacks a logistics process that would enable it to do strategic sourcing of its...
- Scanners safety questioned. FRAZIER, CRAIG D. // New York Amsterdam News;10/3/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 40, p4
The article focuses on the doubts regarding the safety of body scanners used at airports in the U.S., citing a report from the Electronic Privacy Information Center which found that the Department of Homeland Security has failed to evaluate the risk level of such scanners.
- S&T Wants Concepts for Kiosks that Validate Credentials, Check for Trace Explosives. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;11/9/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 23, p2
The article focuses on a Broad Agency Announcement issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) that intends to develop, build and evaluate prototype kiosks that integrate credential authentication and explosives trace detection technology for security...