Efforts to secure the nation against an act of radiological or nuclear terrorism are as critical today as those to prevent a conventional nuclear attack during the Cold War. The Department of Homeland Security coordinates the nation's efforts to prevent such materials or weapons from being brought into the United States and used to attack the nation.
Nuclear Detection and Forensics
|Advancing Nuclear Detection Technologies
Research and development to enhance nuclear detection capabilities...
|Implementing Detection Capabilities
Initiatives and resources to build, integrate, and improve nuclear detection capabilities...
|Coordinating the Detection Architecture
Coordinating a comprehensive, layered defense-in-depth system
|Increasing Nuclear Forensics Capabilities
Examining nuclear materials to determine their character and origin...
|Creating Detection Standards and Evaluating Systems
Efforts to standardize technologies and solutions for nuclear detection...
This page was last reviewed / modified on April 6, 2012.