Being at the forefront of explosive detection and mitigation research and development helps us create new approaches to help protect American citizens and infrastructure.
The DHS S&T Detection Canine Program has created the Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI), a series of events aimed at advancing the knowledge and capabilities of the nation’s detection canine teams.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Under Secretary Dr. Reginald Brothers delivered remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Independent Test & Evaluation (IT&E) Certification Laboratory building at the Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL). Located at the William J. Hughes FAA Technical Center in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., the new building will provide approximately 13,500 square feet of extra reinforced laboratory space for conducting tests of explosives detection systems.
Examining the chemical and physical properties of homemade explosives to support the development of new screening technologies.
S&T's explosives program provides concepts, science, technologies, and systems that increase protection from explosives, and promotes the development of field equipment, technologies, and procedures to interdict weapons and explosive threats.