Only a very small percentage of cargo containers are actually scanned for threats, and traditional scanning technology cannot effectively detect shielded threat materials and be safely used.
World air cargo traffic is expected to double in the next 20 years. Despite the flow of cargo in and out of countries around the world, very little air cargo is scanned for threats or contraband smuggling.
The MMPDS for Border Crossings is a passive, safe, and effective automated scanning system for quickly detecting and locating contraband including weapons, alcohol, and more.
Decision Sciences has supported the restoration efforts of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site by providing multiple versions of its revolutionary muon tracking detectors.
"You graduate into a world…where new stateless actors have stepped into the breach with the desire to smuggle weapons of terror into American ports in the belly of cargo containers."
A nuclear attack on the U.S. “is far more likely to arrive in a cargo container than on the tip of a missile.”
“…the dangers from nuclear weapons today are not theoretical. They are real – and they are grave. …but the likelihood of nuclear terrorism or a regional nuclear war is increasing every year.”
“A nuclear terrorist attack would cause unimaginable economic, social, and political chaos, and deaths 100 times greater than those on 9-11.”
“One nightmare scenario would be to have one or more dirty bombs put together 50 or 60 miles outside of a city and then brought into an urban area”.