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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.
Gary Joubert, VP of Sales and Marketing, reports that T3 provides electric vehicles for law enforcement that are used in almost every police department in the U.S., as well as in government agencies around the world. Other markets for the made-in-the-USA T3 series include the military, general transport and the private security business. Recent improvements have been well received, and business is great!
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.
Elbit Systems of America showcases advanced solutions for aircrew readiness during annual Army Aviation Association of America Conference and Expo
U.S. Army aircrews stand ready to fly tough missions in treacherous environments. Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a U.S. company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., provides solutions ranging from helmet mounted displays to next generation communications amplifiers that allow those aircrews the ability to perform missions more effectively and safely. Elbit Systems of America will showcase advanced aviator solutions during the Army Aviation Association of America's Annual Conference and Exposition, taking place in Atlanta, GA, April 28-30, 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's fast paced and ever changing world of technology – what's "hot" today is often obsolete tomorrow. That's not the case, however, with MSA's (NYSE: MSA) revolutionary G1 breathing apparatus for firefighters. This week, the global safety equipment manufacturer unveiled, at the annual Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Ind., a series of safety innovations that demonstrate just how fast technology is advancing firefighter protection.
ATLANTA, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Utility, Inc. officially announced that BodyWorn™ is now the official body camera for the Bowie Police Department in Bowie, Maryland. The five-year agreement includes 55 BodyWorn™ units and 55 Rocket IoT™ units to provide the Department with state-of-the-art transparency and video management capabilities. The program is expected to be fully deployed by the end of June 2016.
By Steve Bittenbender
Two people are dead after a shooting took place Friday morning at a military installation in San Antonio.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office reported in a statement that it was called around 8:40 a.m. CT to Lackland Air Force Base regarding an active shooter incident.
SAN ANTONIO, -- According to U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, the U.S. military's technological superiority is being challenged in ways the nation never experienced before. "We can't take these developments for granted. If we do, it could put American lives at risk in the not-too-distant future," Secretary James stated.