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Military | Force Protection
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.
ABERDEEN, MD Sept. 27, 2016 Bravura Information Technology Systems, Inc. will ensure operations, maintenance and sustainment of the U.S. Army's aerostats under a new program called Persistent Surveillance Systems – Tethered (PSS-T). This $305.7 million U.S. Army contract combines the capabilities of the Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) and the Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS), which were fielded to support joint urgent operational needs.
Sept. 26, 2016 Vandenberg Air Force Base becomes the latest US Military Installation to award High Rise Escape Systems Inc. (HRES) a Contract to protect their Air Traffic Controllers. The Guardian Evacuation System requires no outside assistance, has a long shelf-life, requires no power and is easy to use. Fixed or Portable Systems are available for heights up to 100 stories to protect governmental, commercial and residential facilities abroad. Learn more at http://hres.com
OSHKOSH, WI Sept. 26, 2016 Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $42 million order that exercises available options for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including vehicles, installed kits and packaged kits. The order is the third since the contract was awarded in August 2015. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with an estimated completion date of November 2017.
FORT WORTH, TX Sept. 26, 2016 Elbit Systems of America, LLC, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a global leader in advanced sensors, handheld targeting systems, and M1A1 Main Battle Tank electro-mechanical controls for the United States Marine Corps. Elbit Systems of America will demonstrate these next-gen solutions during this year's Modern Day Marine on September 27-29, 2016, held on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, VA. Visit booth 2105 to discover how Elbit Systems of America meets the challenges of the USMC with innovative technologies and solutions.
ARLINGTON, VA CACI International Inc (NYSE MKT: CACI) announced today it has been awarded a prime position on a $480 million multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide command, control, communications, information, detection, and monitoring support for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict (OASD-SO/LIC) supporting Counter Narcotics and Global Threats. This four-year contract represents new work for CACI in multiple market areas, primarily its Intelligence Systems and Support market area.