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Borders and Maritime Security Division

Definition/Scope: The Borders and Maritime Security Division’s, a unit within the Department of Homeland Security, mission is to develop and transition technologies that help enhance the security of the nation’s borders and waterways without impeding the flow of commerce and travelers. The Division works closely with its operational customers to understand their capability needs and identify the gaps in these capabilities that can be addressed by science and technology, then work on appropriate technical solutions to fill those gaps.



Broader Terms:

Department of Homeland Security
DHS directorates
Science and Technology Directorate

Narrower Terms:

safety
security

Related Terms:

Chemical and Biological Division
Command, Control and Interoperability Division
Explosives Division
Infrastructure and Geophysical Division


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