Counter Terror

ISIS global threat grows

Examples of incidents in the USA and China serve to remind us that ISIS global threat grows. Amin al-Baoudi, a Syrian-born US citizen accused of smuggling weapons to the Al- Nusra Front, has been prosecuted in the US. According to the prosecution, he planned to train fighters in Syria and smuggle in weapons worth USD…

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ISIS Paris attackers training video?

The question is, is this the training video for the ISIS Paris attackers communications training? In a slick ISIS training video intercepted by Global Risk Awareness, a London based Cyber Intelligence Company; the instructor shows his audience how to setup untraceable Internet communications accounts. However as the video progresses explaining how to setup hidden accounts, the…

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Morpho Wins Contract for 44 Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors

Morpho Wins Contract for 44 Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors to UK Airports Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, have announced a contract with UK Airport Operator Manchester Airports Group Plc (M.A.G.) for 44 Itemiser® 4DXexplosives trace detectors (ETD). After a successful technical and commercially competitive tender, M.A.G. selected Itemiser 4DX to replace non-Morpho legacy…

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QinetiQ working with the Transportation Security Administration

Visitors to this year’s DSEI will be the first to see the latest incarnation of QinetiQ’s SPO security threat detection system, currently in development with the USA’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Under a $2.86m contract awarded last year, QinetiQ is working with the TSA to develop SPO-NX; the next generation of Passive Millimetre Wave (PMMW)…

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Turkish Warning

Turkish Warning ISIS have published what they describe as a “final warning to Turkey” in a video online.  A Turkish jihadist from Bursa delivered the video message. ISIS had carefully chosen him as Bursa is the old capital of the Ottoman Empire and is a conservative support base for the ruling AKP party. Immediately following…

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Morpho receives $6million order from CATSA

Morpho receives $6million order from CATSA Morpho (Safran) has announced that the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has ordered five CTX™ explosives detection systems (EDS) valued at $6 million. Part of a five-year standing offer announced in 2013, Morpho Detection recently delivered two compact CTX 5800™ and will supply three high-speed CTX 9800 DSi™…

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Turkish tourist areas at risk

Turkish tourist areas at risk The Turkish government has begun a massive coordinated anti ISIS campaign that included bombing ISIS targets inside Syria, arresting hundreds across Turkey, especially in Istanbul, and blocking pro-ISIS websites on the internet. The Turkish political and military leadership struck back against ISIS in retaliation for the suicide bomb attack in…

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ISIS target Italy

The Italian authorities arrested 10 terror suspects over the past 24 hours in several cities including Rome and Milan. They linked two suspects to a planned terrorist plot on Italian soil and the rest to an ISIS recruitment ring. “This is the first investigation in Italy concerning ISIS and one of the first in Europe,”…

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ISIS plans for Tunisia

ISIS plans for Tunisia ISIS formally claimed responsibility for the appalling lone wolf attack in Tunisia carried out by Seifeddine Rezgui aka Abu Yahya Qayrawani in a statement released on Saturday. Qayrawani committed the atrocity 4 days after the ISIS spokesman Al Adnani said “make this a month of victories…a month of disasters, defeats and disgrace for…

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