Combating Nuclear Smuggling

Combating Nuclear Smuggling

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The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) enhances and coordinates fed., state, and local efforts to combat nuclear smuggling (NS) abroad and domestically. DNDO is to develop an enhanced global nuclear detection system of radiation detection equip. and interdiction activities. Fed. efforts to combat NS have focused on estab. ports of entry, such as seaports and land border crossings. DNDO has been examining nuclear detection (ND) strategies along other pathways. This testimony discusses the status of efforts to: (1) complete the deployment of radiation detection equip. to scan all cargo entering U.S. at ports of entry; (2) prevent smuggling of nuclear or radiological materials via other critical gaps; and (3) develop a strategic plan for global ND.require helium-3, which was recently found to be in short supply.14 According to DHS officials, if an alternative to helium-3 is not ... In January 2009, we recommended that DHS use this review to guide future strategic efforts to combat nuclearanbsp;...

Title:Combating Nuclear Smuggling
Author:Gene Aloise
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-10


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