Alarmed Culvert Denial Systems Proven Performance in Intakes, Discharges, Gate Houses and Manholes

Culvert Denial System features fiber optic intrusion detection technology proven from years of service in difficult enviroments. The LightLOC SmartGrate is a customized alarmed culvert denial system designed to protect vulnerable positions within a designated secured zone. SmartGrates are individualized to the needs of each customer and are engineered to suit various configurations [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:02+00:00 July 26th, 2013|culvert denial system, Security|0 Comments

Alarmed Culvert Denial Systems Confirms Culvert (Pipe) Is Secure from IEDs

LightLOC's SmartGrates are proven Intrusion Detection Techology for culverts, trash-racks and unintended openings. Alarmed Culvert Denial Systems Confirms Culvert (Pipe) Is Secure from IEDs  LightLOC’s alarmed SmartGrates are a proven security grates technology (or trash racks) for culverts, culvert-covers, pipes and other unattended openings essential for the prevention of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:03+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|culvert denial system, Security|0 Comments

Botched anti-IED system may be linked to US soldier deaths in Afghanistan, report finds

Botched anti-IED system may be linked to US soldier deaths in Afghanistan, report finds By Barnini Chakraborty Published July 23, 2013 FoxNews.com WASHINGTON –  A program designed to protect U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan by covering roadside drains with thick metal to prevent insurgents from planting bombs was plagued by shoddy and incomplete workmanship -- and [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:03+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|culvert denial system, Security|0 Comments

UN nuclear chief warns of “dirty bomb” threat

Nuclear terrorism seen as threat despite security progress; U.S. says al Qaeda tried for years to get nuclear material Published Monday, July 01, 2013 More action is needed to stopmilitants aquiring plutonium or highly-enriched uranium thatcould be used for atomic bombs, nuclear experts and governmentofficials said on Monday. Speaking at a meeting in Vienna, Yukiya [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:03+00:00 July 9th, 2013|NNSA, Radiological Materials, Security|0 Comments

U.S. Officials: Dirty Bomb Risk in Mideast, Africa Unprecedented

U.S. Officials: Dirty Bomb Risk in Mideast, Africa Unprecedented June 14, 2013 Source: Global Security Newswire - http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/us-officials-dirty-bomb-risk-mideast-africa-unprecedented/ Obama administration officials are underscoring the possibility that nations in Africa and the Middle East could become sources of sensitive components or materials for weapons of mass destruction, with at least one government expert saying proliferation risks there [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:03+00:00 June 18th, 2013|Radiological Materials, Security|0 Comments

NYC’s Ring Of Protection – Tools In The Fight Against Dirty Bombs

The NYPD and other local law enforcement agencies use radiation detectors as a preemptive measure to keep a dirty bomb out of the area. (Photo: CBS 2) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Walk around the city, or drive around the suburbs, and there's a good chance that a dirty bomb detector will check you out. As CBS's [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:04+00:00 February 6th, 2013|Radiological Materials, Security|0 Comments

NNSA, Maryland Partner to Improve Radiological/Nuclear Security, Emergency Preparedness and Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the State of Maryland today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) intended to strengthen efforts to prevent, mitigate and respond to radiological/nuclear threats and incidents in Maryland. NNSA Administrator Thomas D’Agostino and Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the MOU, providing a strategic [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:04+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|NNSA, Radiological Materials, Security|0 Comments

Halliburton’s Misplaced Radioactive Cylinder: ‘Do Not Handle’

Somewhere in West Texas is a 7-inch radioactive cylinder that Halliburton would like to find. Anyone who comes across it is advised to keep their distance. The oil field services company lost track of the device, which is used to assess potential sites for hydraulic fracturing, on Tuesday (Sept. 11) while trying to transport it [...]

By | 2013-04-03T09:13:50+00:00 September 20th, 2012|Radiological Materials, Security|Comments Off on Halliburton’s Misplaced Radioactive Cylinder: ‘Do Not Handle’

A Radioactive Problem

Some hospitals, wary of maintenance costs, aren't participating in government efforts to keep high-risk radiological sources in medical facilities secure from terrorists.A Government Accountability Office report released last week examined the providers' adoption of a voluntary security-upgrade program offered to hospitals and healthcare facilities by the National Nuclear Security Administration. High-risk radiological materials, which are [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:26:04+00:00 September 15th, 2012|Radiological Materials, Security|Comments Off on A Radioactive Problem