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Recent Field Tests Highlight Collaborations for Bomb Squad Response

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S&T led an August 2017 vehicle-born IED experimentation assessment with representatives of the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad, New Jersey State Police, Saint Paul (Minnesota) Police, U.S. Air Force and the Canadian Air Force.

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DHS S&T's ATAK Changes the Situational Awareness Game for Responders

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Operators can now see who and where all actions is happening on a mobile screen and even communicate with team members from different agencies and do it in a multitude of ways.

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DHS S&T"s Homemade Explosive Characterization Program: Keeping Americans Safe

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DHS S&T's Homemade Explosives (HME) Characterization Program provides mission critical data collection, measurement of physical properties of threat materials, risk mitigation and modeling, and support for first responders against the terrorist threat.

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S&T Helps First Responders Mitigate Potential Jamming

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DHS S&T hosted a week-long 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise (JamX 17) at Idaho National Lab (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho where nearly 100 federal, state, and local public safety and private organizations gathered to test tactics and technologies.

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S&T Reveals a Determined Cyber-Posture for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

S&T supports its wide range of research and development projects by providing researchers, businesses and organizations in the cybersecurity community multiple pathways to partnership.

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DHS S&T Awards $6.8 Million for Five R&D Projects to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

DHS S&T has awarded funding to four research and development (R&D) projects that will improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for passenger X-ray baggage systems.

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DHS S&T Announces Biometric Technology Rallies

DHS S&T is initiating a series of Biometric Technology Rallies to support industry innovation and advance technologies that support DHS and Homeland Security Enterprise operations.

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DHS S&T partners with NFL, MLB and NBA For Increased Security

Three major sporting leagues: NFL, MLB, and NBA, have played a key role in significantly upgrading and strengthening security at stadiums and arenas throughout the country with the help of the DHS S&T SAFETY Act.

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New Turnout Ensemble Aims to Reduce Firefighter Cancer Risk

A new suite of personal protective equipment (PPE) may provide additional protection for firefighters from exposure to carcinogenic vapors and particulate matter at incident sites.

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U.S.-Canada to Test Cross-Border Communication for Disaster Response

Emergency management officials and first responder agencies on both sides of the border between the United States and Canada will work together for an experiment in disaster response.







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