The Pentagon’s top intelligence officer declined to answer questions about the revelation last week of a classified report that concluded North Korea may be able to launch a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, which authored the classified assessment, appeared at an event hosted by […]
And from the department of really, again? The government is worried about terrorists walking aboard jetliners with surgically implanted bombs. So, what’s the TSA’s reaction going to be? From the AP: The U.S. government has warned domestic and international airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks, The […]
I was wandering around the U.S. aircraft corral at the Paris Air Show today when I noticed this MQ-9 ‘Guardian’ in Department of Homeland Security colors equipped with a crazy looking Raytheon SeaVue multimode maritime search radar pod attached to the bottom. Here’s U.S. Coast Guard Captain James Sommers explaining the aircraft’s mission.
Sister site Kit Up! just posted this great piece on how DHS is set to field stand-off sensors to predict if a person is about to commit a crime or terrorist act. As Kit Up! Editor Christian Lowe describes it, the system, developed by MIT spin-off Draper Labs, (developer of the Inertial Navigation System and employer of […]
Happy Friday, here’s the latest in Military.com’s Tip of the Spear video series. This clip shows how the U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Security Response Team will get to you no matter where you hide on a ship.