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Homemade Explosives Identification, Detection and Mitigation Program Fact Sheet


One of the Department of Homeland Security’s top priorities is the development and improvement of homemade explosives detection technologies. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate assists the Transportation Security Administration in determining the smallest amounts of homemade explosives materials that screening technologies can possibly detect.

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Homemade Explosives Identification, Detection and Mitigation PDF 165.14 KB 09/14/2021
Last Updated: 01/12/2023
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