Port Canaveral Gets $1.9 Million for Security Upgrades

Originally published at https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) has awarded $1,941,285 in federal grant funding for several projects at Port Canaveral to protect the Port’s critical infrastructure from terrorism and other security threats.

The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA)

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Emergency drills in Zaporizhzhia

It has been reported that on Wednesday August 17th, officials in the city of Zaporizhzhia were holding emergency drills to prepare for a disater at the nuclear plant with the same name, some 30 miles away from the city. 

This was a full scale practical exercise with response personnell in full...

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Smiths and Block MEMS chase proximity stand off detection

Smiths Detection alongside Block MEMS, LLC (Block) have been selected by DTRA and JPEO CBRND a Proximate Chemical Agent Detector (PCAD) capable of non-contact detection of solid and liquid threats. PCAD will provide a stand-off (non-contact) Chemical Agent Detector that will be able to identify/classify solid and liquid hazards on various...

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DHS Releases RFIP on Handheld Radioactive Contamination Detectors and Radiation Portal Monitors

Originally published by Homeland Security Today

DHS issued a Request for Information for Participation (RFIP) – Testing of Handheld Radioactive Contamination Detectors and Radiation Portal Monitors.

Following a commercial nuclear power plant accident it will be necessary to survey large numbers of people and vehicles; more than 300,000 people were...

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908 catches a Trace

908 Devices a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop mass spec devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held TRACE Analytics GmbH, based in Braunschweig, Germany, a provider of on-line analysis and sampling systems for biotech applications. 908 Devices expects the acquired technology...

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