Rescue hoist gloves protect emergency responders’ hands during specialized helicopter hoist rescue operations. Read the results of two prototype fingerless glove designs, developed by DHS S&T, and tested by the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory.
DHS S&T works closely with the nation’s emergency response community to identify and prioritize mission capability gaps and to facilitate the rapid development of critical solutions to address responders’ everyday technology needs. These technology prototypes are operationally field tested by S&T’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL).
Written testimony of CBP for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security hearing titled “A Dangerous and Sophisticated Adversary: The Threat to the Homeland Posed by Cartel Operations”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Paul Beeson, Director of DHS Joint Task Force – West addresses the evolving drug smuggling tactics and techniques used by transnational criminal organizations and how CBP is working to meet this threat and secure the Nation’s borders.
Steady State refers to the Department of Homeland Security's activities during normal operations. Here, in brief, is what the many operational and support components that make up the Department are responsible for doing on the day-to-day.
Written testimony of DHS Secretary Johnson for a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security”
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses counterterrorism, aviation security, federal .gov cybersecurity and immigration/border security.
The Office of Operations Coordination provides information daily to the Secretary of Homeland Security, senior leaders, and the homeland security enterprise to enable decision-making; oversees the National Operations Center; and leads the Department’s Continuity of Operations and Government Programs to enable continuation of primary mission essential functions in the event of a degraded or crisis operating environment.