Physical Security Equipment Action Group



Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Evaluation

The Commercial-off-the-Shelf Equipment Qualification (COTS Qual) Program was initiated to analyze, select, test and evaluate new or improved perimeter and area sensors that will meet or exceed the requirements identified in the Integrated Base Defense Security System (IBDSS) Capability Development Document (CDD) Annex B, Intrusion Detection and/or Annex C, Asessment/Surveillance.

Comparative Test and Evaluation (T&E): Colorimetric Trace Explosive Detection Device (EDE)

A Comparative Study for Colorimetric Trace systems, funded by the Physical Security Equipment Action Group (PSEAG), was completed at the end of July 2010.

Comparative Test and Evaluation (T&E): Short Range Threat Detection Systems

A Comparative Study for Short Range Threat Detectors commenced in Fiscal Year (FY10). The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), based on Joint Urgent Operational Needs Statement (JUONS) CC-0315 person-borne improvised explosive device / vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (PBIED/VBIED) Detect and Defeat, was published in on December 6, 2009.

FPED Planning

The Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED) was initiated by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as a result of the 1996 bombing at Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia and subsequent findings of the Downing Report.

Long Range Terahertz (THz) Imaging Radar

Tera-Hertz (THz) technology is being evaluated to rapidly screen personnel from a standoff distance for person-borne improvised explosive devices (PBIED).

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