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Airport | Aviation Security
San Jose, CA, November 17 – Last week at Drone World Expo, Amimon showcased CONNEX, the zero-latency, wireless HD transmission technology solution for aerial video photography. Amimon also participated in two flying sessions with their partner iCam Copters, LLC and presented an information session titled 'Why Zero Latency is Essential to UAV HD Live Video Broadcast' on November 17 and 18.
Task force delivers regulatory recommendations to FAA regarding drones, calls for registry to require owner's name and address
By Steve Bittenbender
A 26-person panel picked by the Department of Transportation has recommended the federal government keep it simple when it comes to requiring drone owners to register their unmanned aircraft.
Winston-Salem, NC, November 20 - Kaba is proud to announce the successful implementation of its one-way exit corridor at Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, Va. As part of a construction and innovation project, the Kaba corridor accommodates the airport's expansion plans and offers the latest in exit lane breach control technology.
SureScan x1000 explosives detection system for checked baggage screening achieves ECAC EDS Standard 3
Endicott, NY November 16 - SureScan Corporation, an emerging leader bringing advanced technology and manufacturing to the homeland security marketplace, today announced that its x1000 checked baggage screening solution has successfully achieved European Civil Aviation Conference’s (ECAC) Explosive Detection System (EDS) Standard 3. The SureScan x1000 was the first multi-energy stationary gantry CT EDS to be TSA certified, and is now ECAC EDS Standard 3.
Government Security News is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in its seventh annual Homeland Security Awards. As in previous years, the awards program was divided into three basic categories: Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions; Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions, and acknowledgement of the Most Notable Programs, Projects and Initiatives of Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies and Departments.
Portland, OR, November 12 - Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a three year, $6.5M Blanket Purchase Agreement by the United States African Command (USAFRICOM). Erickson is one of a few select vendors that will be providing “on demand” fixed wing aerial services to Department of Defense, transporting personnel and equipment in the Central and East African region.
Farmingdale, NY, November 16 - Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), entered into a multi-year contract with U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to integrate AN/UPX-43(V) Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogators on new U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) multi-year contract valued in excess of $21 million includes the manufacture and delivery of the IFF systems, which will provide U.S.
By Bill Spence, VP Sales, Biometrics, HID Global
Washington, DC, November 6 - ‘While the facts and circumstances surrounding the tragic October 31 crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 on the Sinai Peninsula are still under investigation, Transportation Security Administrator (TSA) Peter Neffenger and I, out of an abundance of caution, have identified a series of interim, precautionary enhancements to aviation security with respect to commercial flights bound for the United States from certain foreign airports in the region. While there are no direct commercial air flights from Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt to the United States, these
St. Louis, November 6 - Boeing and Lockheed Martin filed a formal protest today asking the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the decision to award the Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) contract to Northrop Grumman.