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Get a Grip - Enhancing Hoist Rescue Gloves for Aerial Rescue

Rescue helicopter hoist operators wear gloves to protect the hand that guides the hoist cable during rescue descents and ascents.
31-Mar-2020 5:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS Initiating Crucial Research to Mitigate COVID-19

DHS S&T is conducting ongoing research that will help scientists better understand the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, and methods to prevent its spread.
25-Mar-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Completes Successful Test of DNA Tool to Detect African Swine Fever in Pigs

DHS S&T and MatMaCorp completed a successful evaluation of a field-deployable genetic test to detect African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in infected pigs and pork products.
25-Mar-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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S&T Lab ‘Focuses’ on Body Armor for Women in Law Enforcement

In September 2019, it was five women from DHS S&T NUSTL who embarked on a project to assess the capability, usability, deployability, maintainability, and affordability of various makes and models of female body armor.
25-Mar-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T Announces Winner in the $250K Escape Respirator Challenge

DHS S&T announced the grand prize winner of the Escape Respirator Prize Challenge.
13-Mar-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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S&T Assesses the New FLETC Law Enforcement Operations Driving Skills Course

In an effort to reduce law enforcement officer related crashes, DHS S&T’s NUSTL recently supported the FLETC Training Innovation Division’s (TID) efforts to validate a new Law Enforcement Operations Driving Skills (LEODS) training course in...
11-Mar-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T Announces 2020 Privacy Technology Demonstration

DHS S&T is calling on companies developing privacy-enhancing technologies to submit applications for the 2020 Privacy Technology Demonstration.
6-Mar-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Water Cannon Technology a Breakthrough for Bomb Squads

DHS S&T, in partnership with the FBI, has fully transitioned ReVJeT tool to each and every one of the hundreds of state and local bomb squads across the country through the FBI’s Hazardous Device School
4-Mar-2020 8:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option...
21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT

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