US Department of Homeland Security

Washington, DC 20528-0525


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2707 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20528-0525

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Aviation Security

DHS To Recognize 20 Years of Progress Securing the Homeland

March 1, 2023
Over the past 20 years, the threat landscape has evolved. While we continue to face the threat of international terrorism, new threats and challenges have emerged, including increasing...
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Aviation Security

DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline

Dec. 6, 2022
States will have additional time to meet requirements.
Business & General Aviation

DHS S&T Awards $259M to Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System Threats

April 22, 2022
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $259,831,989.00 to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Technical Information...
Screening Technology

S&T Funded Weapons-Detection Algorithm Studied at Las Vegas International Airport

Oct. 21, 2021
The Automatic Prohibited Item Detection machine learning algorithm is intended to complement existing transportation security officer procedures to enhance and accelerate detection...

DHS S&T Awards Funding to Design Passenger Self-Screening Solution

Sept. 28, 2021
Micro-X proposes to design a screening solution capable of using the natural motion of passengers divesting their belongings to achieve thorough inspection for prohibited and/...
Aviation Security

DHS Partners with South Korea for Aviation Security

May 21, 2021
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic...
Airport Technology

DHS S&T Awards Funding to Design Video Analytics for TSA Checkpoints

March 3, 2021
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is putting social distancing and other safety measures into place at airport TSA checkpoints...
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Airport Screening While Wearing Masks? Facial Recognition Tech Shows up to 96% Accuracy in Recent Test

Jan. 4, 2021
A controlled scenario test by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) shows promising results for facial recognition technologies to...
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The eagle has landed! Eagle XF drone by SOLUTE, carrying a camera, lands after finishing the NIST test course (white buckets on stands) in Camp Shelby, Mississippi.

First Responders Assess Drones for Search and Rescue Missions

April 6, 2020
Drones buzz like bees, hover like hummingbirds, and accelerate like race cars. Besides being used for play, drones, properly known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), have quickly...

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