Explosives Threat Assessment

Agency NameDepartment of Homeland Security
Funding Amount$2,800,000.00
Bureau Name Science and Technology
Funding Mechanism Contract
New? No
Funding Mechanism Contract

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Five Year
Recipients May include but not limited to: Academia/Centers of Excellence, Industry (Small Business Innovation Research), Department of Energy National Labs, and Federal Funded Research and Development Centers.
Program Description This program researches and identifies current and potential explosive threats to understand the risk posed to the United States, strengthens aviation security by bolstering the international aviation security system, improves security processes and technologies, and encourages partnerships with industry.
Eligible Uses Public safety and violence prevention to evaluate "soft target" security, including countering improvised explosive device events and protection of U.S. critical infrastructure.