U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

ShieldRay Tripwire Detection System Development

Award Information

Award #
2011-MU-MU-K098
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2011
Total funding (to date)
$275,334

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $275,334)

Booby traps activated by trip-wires pose a significant threat to law enforcement and other first responders, including SWAT, and explosive ordnance detection personnel. The recipient proposes to use a laser device capable of emitting multiple wavelengths that will cause trip wires of various materials to fluoresce such as metal wire, nylon, and yarn. The recipient will also develop a marking paint that will fluoresce at various wavelengths to indicate the location of the tripwire to other law enforcement personnel once detected.

ca/ncf

Date Created: September 19, 2011