Physical Security

Agency NameDepartment of Homeland Security
Funding Amount$38,800,000.00
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 Provides a layered and integrated capability to safely screen for potential threat items in unstructured crowds within soft-target venues and crowded spaces without impact to the speed of travel while maintaining individual privacy.
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.