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Snapshot: What’s next for aviation screening?

S&T is pursuing transformative research and development activities that support a future vision for increasing security effectiveness while dramatically reducing wait times and improving the overall passenger experience.

S&T First Responder Infographic

DHS S&T works closely with first responders, academia, research and development organizations, industry, innovators and venture capitalists to use science to help strengthen our first responders and the nation. Check out our infographic to learn more on how S&T is helping protect our homeland.

News Release: DHS S&T Awards $190K to London Startup

DHS S&T awarded $189,863 today to iProov Ltd. of London, England, to improve the screening process for international passengers. This is the first award to an international company from S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program.

ST-Port of Entry – People Screening

The Port of Entry – People Screening program is a multi-year effort within DHS S&T that will increase Customs and Border Protection’s capability to expedite and strengthen the screening of travelers entering the United States.

Fact Sheet: Aviation Enhanced Security Measures for All Commercial Flights to the United States

The United States and the global aviation community face an adaptive and agile enemy. Terrorist groups continue to target passenger aircraft, and we have seen a “spider web” of threats to commercial aviation as terrorist pursue new attack methods.  Based on these concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to raise the baseline of global aviation security to keep the traveling public safe, in coordination with our international partners.

Remarks for the Council for New American Security Conference

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working to raise the baseline for aviation security across the globe by implementing enhanced security measures, both seen and unseen, at all last-point-of-departure airports in 105 countries around world. These measures will be implemented in phases, in coordination with our international partners.

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