Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf was joined by United States Senator Martha McSally, Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls, U.S. Border Patrol Yuma Sector Chief Patrol Agent Anthony Porvaznik, and Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmot to announce the Federal government has completed construction on the first 100 miles of new border wall system along the southwest border.
Securing the global supply chain, while ensuring its smooth functioning, is essential to U.S. national security. S&T and Israel’s Ministry of Public Security teamed up to tackle that issue through the Low Cost Disposable Electronic Seals Pilot.
DHS S&T announced today that LocusLabs, Inc. of Oakland, California has received $119,100 to develop wayfinding technology as part of the Silicon Valley Innovation Program.
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) Border Interoperability Demonstration Project (BIDP) was a one-time $25.5 million grant program that focused on identifying innovative solutions to interoperability along the northern and southern U.S. borders. While the grant program has closed, OEC remains focused on transferring BIDP information and knowledge to all border communities and other interested parties. In addition to a closeout report and the BIDP Study on Implementing Interoperability Channels along and across the United States–Canadian Border, as well as the BIDP Study on Rural and Urban Area Interoperability Solutions along and across International Borders, OEC published two additional studies
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Management Directorate (MGMT) Under Secretary Claire Grady, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello address how the right mix of technology, infrastructure and personnel enable DHS to achieve strategic and operational border security objectives.
The Port and Waterway Resiliency program is a multi-year effort within the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate that will develop risk-based strategies to enhance the U.S. Coast Guard’s management of ports and waterways, including better ways to conduct health assessments, analyze the condition of ports and waterways, and support risk-based decision making.
The Port and Coastal Surveillance program is a multi-year effort within the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate that will improve maritime situational awareness enabling rapid tactical response to maritime threats.
The Arctic Communications and Technologies program is a multi-year effort within the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate that will identify and evaluate appropriate terrestrial and space-based solutions to extend and enable U.S. Coast Guard operations in the Arctic.
The Tunnel Detection and Surveillance program is a multi-year effort within the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate that will improve the department’s capability to detect and locate clandestine tunnels and the ability to perform forensic analysis of a detected tunnel to support investigations and prosecution.
The Ground Based Technologies program is a multi-year effort within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate that will improve situational awareness of U.S. terrestrial borders between the ports of entry by pursuing technologies such as radars, imagers, and unattended ground sensors for use by DHS components.