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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.
MERRIMACK, NH Nov. 30, 2016 The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a seven-year contract worth up to $384 million to provide specialized weapon sights that improve soldiers’ ability to quickly and accurately engage targets at extended ranges. The Family of Weapon Sights – Crew Served (FWS-CS) system is designed specifically for machine gunners and operates during daylight, darkness, adverse weather, and obscured visibility conditions.
HANOVER, MD Nov. 29, 2016 The federal government awarded Enlighten IT Consulting, Inc. a $40 million task order against a GSA schedule, for continued development of the Big Data Platform (BDP). The BDP is a robust and scalable cloud-based architecture with streaming ingest capabilities and provides storage and retrieval rates in the trillions of records per second. BDP ingests and stores data derived from numerous DoD sensors to support analytics that protect and defend the Department of Defense Information Networks (DoDIN).
SAN DIEGO Nov. 29, 2016 TrellisWare Technologies, Inc. (http://www.trellisware.com), the leading innovator of tactical networking solutions, today announced a contract award for the development of the next generation spectrally efficient (narrowband) mode of the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) for the U.S. Army. The selection was made by the U.S.
YEHUD, Israel Nov. 28, 2016 Magal Security Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) announced today that Senstar its North American subsidiary, successfully delivered to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) , a perimeter electronic security systems (ESS) for its rapidly deployable military camps used throughout the world. The systems were shipped over the past few months and training on the systems will be completed in the first quarter of 2017.
ANDOVER, MA Nov. 28, 2016 An undisclosed member of the 13-nation group that owns the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] a $225 million direct commercial sales contract for additional capability. The contract was awarded on Oct 19.