News - 17 Aug 2020
If individuals want to leverage locusts to use them as bomb-sniffing bugs, they should solve a few technical challenges before these insects can be sent to the field.
Researchers showed how they...
News - 1 Aug 2017
Researchers searching for bomb-making components, traces of drugs and other chemicals time and again shine light on the materials they are examining.
This technique is known as spectroscopy,...
News - 3 Oct 2014
Terrorists can manufacture bombs with relative ease, few aids and easily accessible materials such as synthetic fertilizer. Not always do security forces succeed in preventing the attacks and tracking...
News - 5 Aug 2014
Lockheed Martin's Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed during recent U.S. Marine Corps weapons and tactics instructor training.
During the training exercises at...
News - 14 May 2012
Building Protection Systems (BPSI), has introduced new 'smart sensors' for detecting airborne dirty bombs and toxic chemicals. It is a cost-effective solution that provides HVAC protection for...
News - 10 Jun 2011
Thermal Matrix USA, a provider of advanced concealed object detection systems, has announced a new program to detect suicide bombers.
The company offers to add bomb detection capabilities to...
News - 25 Oct 2010
It is highly challenging to track Triacetone triperoxide (TATP), a chemical explosive that is commonly deployed in shoe-bombing trials. Recently, scientists have devised a colorimetric sensor sequence...
News - 15 Apr 2010
The Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Princeton University researchers have successfully demonstrated the functioning of the Optical Dynamic Detection (ODD) system that can detect chemical...
News - 13 Feb 2011
Textron Defense Systems of Massachusetts will provide sensor-fused weapons to India through a U.S. Air Force contract.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of...
News - 25 Jan 2011
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a novel disposable sensor that is capable of detecting explosive products. In addition to the sensor, the researchers have...