This research service explores the handheld and trace explosives detection market. The study is segmented to analyze handheld detection, desktop detection, and research and development opportunities across the U.S. DoD, DHS, and commercial markets. For each segment a spending analysis and competitive analysis is provided. The market dynamics segment provides drivers, restraints, industry challenges, a competitive structure analysis, product specifications, and a stakeholders analysis. Strategic recommendations and conclusions are provided at the end along with an appendix. The appendix contains additional spending information, a listing of industry participants, and frequently used acronyms.