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Maritime | Port Security
GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Scott Schnell, CEO, describes Video IQ’s next generation of video surveillance, where each of its high-definition cameras has video analytics plus half a year of storage with the camera itself, thus eliminating the high cost of storage and networking. According to Schnell, VideoIQ’s cameras with high-definition sensors can track up to 24 objects simultaneously and have 3X the field of view of conventional high-definition cameras with analytics.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ In a competition by the US Marine Corps, defense contractors developed new prototypes to replace the Assault Amphibious Vehicles. BAE Systems’ model was down-selected as one of two contractors that is competing for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the ACV 1.1 program, resulting in a contract worth $103.8 million.
MOORESTOWN, NJ Aug. 23, 2016 The U.S. Navy selected Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) COMBATSS-21 as the combat management system for the Navy's frigate ship program. COMBATSS-21 is the combat management system in operation on the Freedom variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The five-year contract, which is worth up to $79.5 million, covers fiscal years 2016-2021.
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 23, 2016 ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) announced that the US Army has exercised the second option under its Next Generation Chemical Detector (NGCD) contract. Under the Option, CISS will design, fabricate and test Final Prototype sensors designed to detect and locate chemical warfare agents (CWA) on environmental surfaces. This work will be done under the direction of the Joint Project Manager for Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM-NBC-CA).
FarSounder, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide four complete FarSounder-1000 systems plus spare parts for the upgrade of four Paluma class hydrographic Survey Motor Launches operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Seismic Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd. of Salisbury, Australia will be responsible for the purchase of the equipment and assist with the systems integration. Seismic Asia Pacific is the FarSounder dealer for this project with BAE Systems as the prime contractor.
PORTAGE, IN Aug. 23, 2016 Fednav Limited, the largest international bulk shipowner in Canada, today welcomes to the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor, the Federal Caribou, one of seven new oceangoing lakers equipped with a ballast water treatment system—a first for the Great Lakes. This vessel protects the Lakes by treating its ballast water two times: by conducting an exchange in the North Atlantic, and through filtration and a chlorine disinfection treatment on the ship.