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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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GSN Awards 2012

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.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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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.

CenturyLink to bring broadband to 1.2 million rural households in 33 states

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communications

Monroe, LA, August 25 - CenturyLink, Inc. announced today that it will bring high-speed Internet services to approximately 1.2 million rural households and businesses in 33 states by accepting approximately $500 million a year for six years from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Connect America Fund (CAF).

CenturyLink is accepting 33 CAF phase II statewide offers from the FCC to bring Internet service with speeds of at least 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload to locations in FCC-designated, high-cost census blocks.

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LRAD® Corporation receives ONE VOICE™ orders for mass notification and facility security

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communications

San Diego, CA, August 27 - LRAD Corporation, a leading provider of Long Range Acoustic Devices® and advanced ONE VOICE mass notification systems, today announced mass notification orders for a public utility in Texas and a Department of Energy renewable energy facility in Colorado. The orders total $310,000 and include LRAD 360X dual and quad emitter systems, LRAD DS-60 horns, and accessories.

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Breezy Point, MN PD nabs offender on 2nd day of use of PlateSmart LPR

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Oldsmar, FL, August 25 - The Breezy Point, Minnesota Police Department has joined the ever-growing roster of law enforcement agencies using the popular PlateSmart Mobile License Plate Recognition (LPR or ALPR) software-only solution for law and traffic enforcement. The Breezy Point Police Department, which deployed PlateSmart’s solutions just recently, is reporting stellar results, including the warrant arrest of a criminal offender on only the second day of use for the software.

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Northrop Grumman releases 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report on diversity, inclusion, environmental sustainability and STEM

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Falls Church, VA, August 20 - Northrop Grumman Corporation released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report (CRR), a comprehensive publication that highlights the company's ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility including diversity and inclusion; environment sustainability; support for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education; supplier diversity and ethics. It is the eighth year the company has published this report.

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Motorola Solutions delivers secure, efficient communications for Milan Airports

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Milan, Italy, August 25 - Airport operator SEA Group (Società Esercizi Aeroportuali S.p.A.) has selected Motorola Solutions to improve operations and ensure the highest levels of security, efficiency and effectiveness at Milan’s Linate and Malpensa airports. Deploying a TETRA Dimetra IP Compact radio communications system to connect both of Milan’s airports, SEA is able to provide enhanced customer services with rapid flight turnaround and more efficient terminal operations.

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Aerospace a major component of Defence and Security London expo in September

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Clarion Events, one of the top three events companies in the United Kingdom, which recently purchased the Border Security Expo in the United States, has announced that its Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exposition will take place on September 15-18 at ExCel London. According to the company, the event will feature its strongest aerospace offering yet, comprising fixed, rotary wing, and unmanned platforms. Emphasising the importance of DSEI as a premier aerospace forum, DSEI will also host presentations by top level UK and overseas senior air officers.

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Harris Corporation receives $97 million US Navy Airborne jammer order

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Melbourne, FL, August 20 - Harris Corporation has received a $97 million order to provide the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) with self protection jammers for the integrated defensive electronic countermeasures (IDECM) program. The order was received during the fourth quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2015.

“The ALQ-214 is one of the most capable airborne jamming systems ever built.”

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