Maritime Piracy: A Call for Holistic Inter-Disciplinary Cooperation

Maritime Piracy: A Call for Holistic Inter-Disciplinary Cooperation 1

The sea is a potential haven for criminals and terrorists to act unopposed by military or law enforcement efforts.  Highly-skilled pirate gang activity, armed robbery and financially-motivated kidnap-for-ransom schemes offshore are some of the maritime industries’ modern-day challenges, especially off the West African coast. On January 23, 2021 a Turkish cargo ship sailing from Lagos […]

ALL INCLUSIVE “PREDICTION & PREVENTION” BASED BORDER SECURITY PARADIGM

ALL INCLUSIVE "PREDICTION & PREVENTION" BASED BORDER SECURITY PARADIGM 2

The attacks of September 11th, 2001, are recorded in collective memory pools as a defining event in modern human history. Until this day, it contributes to a significant, continuous change of perception and transformation of homeland security and defence paradigms that urge governments across the world to accelerate prevention driven border security programs. Throughout the […]

BORDER PROTECTION- DETECT, TRACK ,IDENTIFY, REACT

BORDER PROTECTION-  DETECT, TRACK ,IDENTIFY, REACT 3

Since the dawn of times, independent communities put their sovereignty to the test by their ability to determine who enters their territories. We live in an era of rapid globalisation and open borders, where countries are regularly exposed to the risks associated with the dynamic, growing global traffic of people. Policymakers must continuously review their […]

CROWD CONTROL 101

CROWD CONTROL 101 4

Due to the COVID19 outbreak and all of its implication, the whole world is currently living through a period of substantial economic challenges; out on the streets, the tide is rising and demonstrators are becoming violent in their attempt to be heard and vent their frustrations.  Social Media has enabled demonstrators to spread the word, […]

BORDER CONCEPT DOING MORE THAN IT SAYS

BORDER CONCEPT DOING MORE THAN IT SAYS 5

TAR IDEAL CONCEPTS recently completed and handed over the keys as the implementation of the large-scale border control project in Africa was completed. TAR‘s border concept provided a coordinated border management solution for the Border Units. Integrating technologies and advanced equipment we provided the Border Control Units with a customized mobile solution designed to meet the specific […]

KILLER DRONES ARE A REAL THREAT – NOT SCIENCE FICTION

KILLER DRONES ARE A REAL THREAT – NOT SCIENCE FICTION 7

A prime example of the lack of public awareness of drone threats can be seen in 2013 when a drone hovered over Chancellor Angela Merkel before crash landing in front of the podium. At the time Chancellor Angela Merkel looked on apparently amused by the incursion. This was a minor event, yet the fact of […]

ADVANCES IN NIGHT VISION GIVE TROOPS BIG EDGE

ADVANCES IN NIGHT VISION GIVE TROOPS BIG EDGE 8

Advanced night vision technology is said to have been the single biggest advantage Coalition forces had over the Iraqi army in the First Gulf War. Since then, however, terrorist organizations and totalitarian regimes have had no problem acquiring top-quality night vision gear on the black market. In many instances, they have used this technology in […]

TAR’S INTEGRATED PLATFORM FOR CRIME REDUCTION

TAR’S INTEGRATED PLATFORM FOR CRIME REDUCTION 9

Globalization and Rise in Crime Globalization and the use of internet have had an enormous effect on the illegal drug market making it more challenging for drug enforcement and border control units to prevent narcotics from entering their countries. In Europe, as the establishment of the European Union created open borders between member states, the […]

PREVENTING THE NEXT CBRN ATTACK

PREVENTING THE NEXT CBRN ATTACK 10

If Rogue Regimes Can do it, Terrorists can Too While rogue regimes such as Syria and North Korea have used chemical and biological weapons as a deterrent against anti-government movements from within and amassed stockpiles of CBRNs to threaten neighboring states, terrorists have also sought ways of attaining weapons of mass destruction. ISIS’s efforts to […]