A system of prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery elements, the Emergency Services Sector represents the nation's first line of defense in the prevention and mitigation of risk from terrorist attacks, man-made incidents, and natural disasters.
The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture detects and reports on radiological and nuclear materials that are out of regulatory control before they can be used in terrorist attacks. It is comprised of a worldwide network of sensors, telecommunicat
“This [Nuclear Security] Summit focuses on strengthening nuclear security and preventing terrorists, criminals and all other unauthorised actors from acquiring nuclear materials that could be used in nuclear weapons, and other radioactive mate
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office within the U.S.
In October 2013, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) partnered with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Marine Sciences Laboratory to host a day of maritime radiological and nuclear detectio
DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office is responsible for ensuring that the nation’s nuclear forensics capability is prepared to respond to a radiological or nuclear event.