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Denver, CO, October 19 - Lockheed Martin is upgrading the battle command system that directs flying operations for all airborne assets of the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, including fighters, bombers, tankers, unmanned aerial vehicles, helicopters and cruise missiles.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to update the Air Tasking Order Management System (ATOMS), which allows commanders to deploy air assets, execute air tasking orders and direct joint U.S. air operations through centralized planning.
Lawsuit: Islamic rights group claims Customs officials used excessive force against elderly professor at LAX
By Steve Bittenbender
A 77-year-old Egyptian-American claims four Customs and Border Protection agents used unnecessary force and caused serious injuries in detaining him before he could board a flight at Los Angeles International Airport. That’s according to a federal lawsuit filed on his behalf by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) earlier this month.
Evve Surveillance has released the LR325k, an ultra long-range full HD 1080P surveillance camera for use in environments requiring exceptional image clarity over long distances such as ports, borders, critical national infrastructure (CNI), safe city projects and military bases.
GSN announced today that in response to a number of requests to stretch the closing date for entries in its 2015 Homeland Security Awards Program, the deadline has been extended to Friday, October 23. At the same time, according to GSN Publisher Mike Madsen, the date for announcements of Finalists has been moved to Friday, October 30, and arrangements are being made for a Gala Awards Dinner in Washington, DC on December 1.
Cologne, Germany, October 12 - Boeing today announced it has acquired Peters Software GmbH ("Peters Software"), a market leading provider of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) based training content for early stage ("ab-initio") pilot training.
Located in Cologne, Germany, Peters Software specializes in curriculum and materials for commercial and private pilots operating in rapidly growing markets aligned with EASA.
Digital Ally awarded patent for forensic video recording with presence detection for body worn cameras and in-car video systems
Lenexa, KS, October 13 - Digital Ally, Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced a newly issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Patent No. 9,159,371, for the use of proximity tags, such as a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, in law enforcement video recordings. The patent, which is officially titled "Forensic Video Recording with Presence Detection" describes features currently available in the MicroVu HD.
New Haven, CT, October 13 – ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in door opening solutions, today announced the integration of their Aperio™ wireless lock technology with Keep™ from Feenics Inc., a cloud-based leader in security management solutions.
New York, NY, October 8 - L-3 Communications announced today that it has been competitively awarded a $30 million contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to missionize two C-130J aircraft using a next-generation mission system suite. The total value of the contract, with all options exercised, is approximately $93 million and work will be performed by L-3 Platform Integration in Waco, Texas.
The government-owned mission system was developed jointly by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy and is operated across multiple platforms.
Sierra-Olympic's new, ruggedized Aeron Searcher pan-tilt video surveillance system ideal for marine installations, seaports, airports and other harsh environments
Hood River, OR, October 8 – Sierra-Olympic Technologies, supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions for advanced imaging applications, introduces the Aeron Searcher, a visible and thermal video imaging system with continuous zoom, by Silent Sentinel, Ltd. The innovative long-range surveillance system features either QVGA (320 x 240) or VGA (640 x 480) options with simultaneous video and thermal outputs. The continuous-zoom (visible and thermal) provides exceptional human-detection capabilities up to 3.4 kilometers.
Elbit Systems of America showcases at AUSA high mobility lethality solutions for winning in a complex world
Fort Worth, TX, October 8 - As the United States Army faces the new challenges of an increasingly capable enemy, Elbit Systems of America and its parent company Elbit Systems Ltd. are investing heavily in research and development to give the soldier the decided advantage in this new and complex environment. Providing integrated and networked solutions that leverage technical and operational expertise, the company will showcase its solutions at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) in Washington, D.C., October 12-14.