National Geographic Channel to Feature UMaine Homeland Security Project

ORONO, Maine — A National Geographic special commissioned by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will feature a University of Maine project that has created secure shipping containers equipped with sensors to tell handlers when the cargo unit has been tampered with.

“Hi-Tech War on Terror” is set to air at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, on the National Geographic Channel. The show will feature a variety of new technologies being developed by the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate to detect, deter, and defeat terrorism.

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