S&T releases RFI for participation in the 2022 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise.
First responders across the nation are participating in a September 8 training exercise to hone their skills for responding to a radiation emergency.
S&T CSAC developed a new cyanide detection test method, both affordable and efficient, to test fire survivors for toxic cyanide exposure at the scene.
First responder vehicles are frequently involved in motor vehicle collisions, and these collisions are increasing at an alarming rate. To address this issue, DHS S&T created a program to develop an Emergency Vehicle Warning System that could be used in car systems or phone applications to notify civilian drivers as they approach both en-route and on-scene emergency vehicles.
DHS S&T successfully tested four prototype technologies for early detection of wildfires in California this week.
DHS S&T collaborated with Higher Dimension Materials, Inc. (HDM) and North Carolina State University Textile Protect and Comfort Center to identify and develop the best materials with which to create a more durable and flexible glove for rescue hoist operations.
DHS S&T teamed with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop POINTER, a groundbreaking first responder tracking technology that uses magnetoquasistatic fields to three-dimensionally locate responders during emergencies—especially when visibility is low due to heavy smoke or debris. With POINTER, incident command can pinpoint team members within one meter.
The Shaken Fury After Action Report details S&T’s participation and contribution to this exercise as well as the findings of these activities.
Rescue helicopter hoist operators wear gloves to protect the hand that guides the hoist cable during rescue descents and ascents.
Team Awareness Kit: Tactical Situational Awareness Solution