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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.
FALLS CHURCH, VA March 23, 2017 CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) today announced that it has secured a $39 million contract with the Department of the Navy to continue supporting its worldwide public communication and media support services program.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO March 17, 2017 Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), announced today that the U.S. Government published a Notice of Intent to award a modification to extend the existing Kuwait Base Operation and Security Support Services contract, also known as K-BOSSS, performed by Vectrus Systems Corporation.
The Period of Performance for the extension would be from Mar. 29, 2017 to Mar. 28, 2018, with an evaluated nine-month option of Mar. 29, 2018 through Dec. 28, 2018 and an evaluated three-month option of Dec. 29, 2018 through Mar. 28, 2019.
NORFOLK, VA March 16, 2017 The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $42.9 million contract for the modernization of the USS Vicksburg (CG 69), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $45.9 million if all options are exercised.
“The Vicksburg is our second SSRA under the long-term cruiser mod program”
BOTHELL, WA March 16, 2017 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the design, development and demonstration of a 60 kW-class beam combined fiber laser for the U.S. Army.
In testing earlier this month, the Lockheed Martin laser produced a single beam of 58 kW, representing a world record for a laser of this type. The Lockheed Martin team met all contractual deliverables for the laser system and is preparing to ship it to the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command in Huntsville, Ala.
More than 20 Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) firms participated in a showcase hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) at the agency’s headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, Feb. 27 and 28.
The event provided an opportunity for DISA employees to learn about the products and services offered by the HUBZone firms, reflecting the government’s desire to increase the percentage of federal contracting dollars that are designated for small businesses.