In the days leading up to January 20, hundreds of TSA personnel from across the country deployed to the National Capital Region to assist with physical security for inaugural events and at three major airports in and around Washington, D.C., as well as transportation hubs around the country, including mass transit and passenger rail.
The system applies sophisticated algorithms for the detection of explosives by creating a 3-D image that can be viewed and rotated on three axes for thorough visual image analysis by a TSA officer.
Drone interference at airports remains a serious concern despite the reduction in air traffic. In 2020, the German air navigation service provider DFS logged fewer reports of interference caused by drones at airports in Germany than in previous years – but it was proportionally higher considering traffic numbers. More than half of the occurrences led to traffic disruptions.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) are partnering with the commercial UAS industry to execute the goals of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) BEYOND program.
The Federal Aviation Administration will establish a Temporary Flight Restriction on game day that will prohibit drones within a 30-nautical-mile radius of the stadium up to 18,000 feet in altitude.
Lana Hurdle, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget & Programs, will serve as Acting Secretary of Transportation until Secretary-Designate Buttigieg is confirmed.
Seven men have been sentenced to a total of more than 92 years in prison following an investigation into the tragic deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in October 2019.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Etihad Airways have announced a partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass, which is a mobile app to help passengers manage their travel in line with government requirements for COVID-19 tests or vaccines.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
The investigation identified that the network, active since December 2019, owned over 130 vehicles, most of them purchased with fake documents.
Wolverton attended a demonstration in Richmond, Virginia, concealed himself in the crowd, and used a laser pointer to illuminate law enforcement aircraft flying overhead.
Thousands of facilities use hazardous chemicals, and hundreds of them are subject to both Department of Homeland Security anti-terrorism standards and other federal chemical safety or security programs.
The theft of USRAP records creates a number of risks to public safety and national security while imposing significant costs on the U.S. government, its taxpayers, and otherwise legitimate refugee applicants negatively impacted by the scheme.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to serve as our country’s 28th Secretary of Defense, and I’m especially proud to be the first African American to hold the position,” Austin tweeted. “Let’s get to work.”
Less than 24 hours after President Biden’s press secretary, Jen Psaki, generated speculation about Wray’s future after giving a noncommittal response when asked whether Biden had confidence in the FBI director, Psaki made clear that Wray will remain at his post.
The referred charges allege that they planned, aided and abetted in a course of conduct that resulted in the bombing of nightclubs in Bali, Indonesia in 2002 and the bombing of a J.W. Marriott hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2003.
Despite near-universal consensus among scientists that the vaccine is safe, some critics have worried it isn’t. The hackers appear to be trying to stoke those unsupported worries.
During the Obama administration, Haines served as Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy National Security Advisor from 2015-2017, during which time she led the National Security Council’s (NSC) Deputies Committee.
Any Liberian national, or person without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia, who is present in the United States and who was under a grant of DED as of January 10, 2021, should have continued employment authorization through June 30, 2022.
Fires in electric vehicles powered by high-voltage lithium-ion batteries pose the risk of electric shock to emergency responders from exposure to the high-voltage components of a damaged lithium-ion battery.