DHS Border and Maritime Security Division
Agency overview
Formed2003
JurisdictionUnited States
HeadquartersDHS Nebraska Avenue Complex, Washington D.C.
Agency executive
  • Mrs. Anh N. Duong, Director
Parent agencyDHS Science and Technology Directorate
WebsiteDHS Border and Maritime Security Division

The Border and Maritime Security Division (BMD) is a division of the Science and Technology Directorate of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Within the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency, BMD develops tools and technologies that improve the security of the United States's land borders and waterways.[1]

Focus

The 2007 High Priority Technical Needs Brochure published by Homeland Security defines critical focus areas for Border and Maritime research, falling primarily under the categories of border security, cargo security and maritime security.[2]

Border security

Cargo security

Maritime security

References

  1. ^ "DHS | Science and Technology Directorate Borders and Maritime Security Division". Archived from the original on 2009-01-14. Retrieved 2016-07-29.
  2. ^ https://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/High_Priority_Technology_Needs.pdf [bare URL PDF]

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