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President Bush Signs Executive Order On National Counterterrorism Center

The Center shall have the following functions: Serve as the primary organization in the United States Government for analyzing and integrating all intelligence possessed or acquired by the United States Government pertaining to terrorism and counterterror

President Bush Signs Executive Order Strengthening the Sharing of Terrorism Information to Protect Americans

To the maximum extent consistent with applicable law, agencies shall,a) give the highest priority to (i) the detection, prevention, disruption, preemption, and mitigation of the effects of terrorist activities against the territory, people, and interests

President Bush Signs Executive Order To Strengthen Management of the Intelligence Community

The Director of Central Intelligence (Director) shall perform the functions set forth in this order to ensure an enhanced joint, unified national intelligence effort to protect the national security of the United States. Such functions shall be in additio

TSA To Test New Passenger Pre-Screening System

Under Secure Flight, TSA will take over responsibility for checking airline passengers' names against terrorist watch lists a function currently administered by each airline individually.

Homeland Security Announces Opening of Application Period for 2004 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants

Application Period: Sept. 1-30, 2004. The Department Will Award $27.5 Million

Equity International hosted The Critical Infrastructure Protection Briefing

keynote address given by D. Scott Parsons, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy of the U.S. Treasury Department, broadcast on C-SPAN

Markland Introduces Wide Area Remote Chemical Detection Sensor

Chemical Detection Technology Targeted at Homeland Defense, Transportation and Port Security Applications

Northrop Grumman Wins Commercial Aircraft Anti-Millile System Contract

Aug. 25, 2004 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Phase II of the Counter-Man Portable Air Defense Systems (Counter-MANPADS) program, which is designed to protect commercial a

Secretary Abraham Signs Nuclear Agreement with French Atomic Energy Commission's Chairman Alain Bugat

This agreement with France allows the U.S. Energy Department access to Important R&D Facilities

TSA to Evaluate Explosives Detection Technologies to Enhance Air Cargo Security

"A key component of TSA's risk-based threat-managed approach to air cargo security is our ability to utilize the latest technologies to screen higher risk cargo," stated Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Tr