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  1. Science and Technology
  2. Research & Development
  3. Border Security

Border Security

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) invests in border security research and development for technologies; provides solutions to prevent illicit movement and illegal entry or exit of people, weapons, dangerous goods, and contraband; works closely with border and immigration officials to understand how technology can help support their missions and overcome challenges; and manages risks posed by people and goods in transit. 

Watch and learn more about some of our programs

The following S&T programs focus on securing the nation’s borders on land, sea, and sky while deterring illegal trafficking of goods and people into the U.S. 

Visit S&T Impact: Borders and Ports of Entry to watch video and learn how the technologies and capabilities we deliver keep our borders and ports safe!

Learn more about us and discover how your organization can partner with S&T to make the homeland more secure.

Last Updated: 07/03/2024
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