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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.
RESTON, VA Feb. 23, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, today announced that Alvie Johnson, Leidos' Army-Principal Business Developer, was recognized as a recipient of the Women's Appreciation Award by AFCEA International. Johnson received this award at the AFCEA West event in San Diego, for his leadership and support of advancing women in business.
SUNNYVALE, CA Feb. 23, 2017 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced plans to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area to co-locate employees in facilities with common skills and resource requirements. These moves, which are enabled by government approval, are expected to deliver substantial cost savings while centralizing mission expertise in key locations.
FAIRFAX, VA, Feb. 21, 2017 General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a task order by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to manage enterprise communications for the Combatant Commands and its subordinate units. The Enterprise Communications Services 2 (ECS2) contract has a five-year ordering period of $155 million and was awarded under DIA's Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (E-SITE), multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 21, 2017 Fraser Optics, the leading supplier of handheld stabilized optics to the US Department of Defense, law enforcement agencies and international military forces, has finalized a new strategic alliance with International Golden Group, the leading supplier of high-end defense and security solutions to the UAE Armed Forces. This alliance will combine Fraser's premier stabilized optics technology with IGG's market access in the United Arab Emirates.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, IDEX 2017 Feb. 19, 2017 L3 WESCAM unveiled today its second-generation MX™-RSTA land combat sighting system. Adaptable to a wide range of vehicle and mast configurations, L3’s MX-RSTA is an industry-leading solution for Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA), ground combat and force protection missions. The new system is on display this week at the L3 Technologies exhibit, Stand 01-C16, during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017) being held February 19–23 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.