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Thu, 2016-12-08 06:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO Dec. 5, 2016 Spire has announced the upcoming availability of a space-based global aircraft tracking service (Spire AirSafe). The service, which will capture and provide the location of...
Thu, 2016-12-08 06:09 PM
LONDON Dec. 6, 2016 Technavio analysts forecast the global airport passenger screening systems market to grow at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period, according to their latest report....
Fri, 2016-12-02 09:41 AM
The aviation industry is under increased pressure from cyberattacks that are growing in size and complexity.To meet this challenge SITA is working with its members to develop the SITA Community Cyber...
Wed, 2016-11-30 09:13 AM
CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2016 Universal Security Staff working at Chicago O'Hare and Chicago Midway Airports recently received advanced Active Shooter Response training from Archway Defense. Guards have...
Wed, 2016-11-30 08:26 AM
STRATFORD, CT Nov. 29, 2016 Colombia's civil aviation authority Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil (UAEAC) has approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for Sikorsky's S-76C...
Mon, 2016-11-28 02:35 AM

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NEW YORK Nov. 22, 2016 L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today the acquisition of MacDonald Humfrey (Automation) Ltd (“MacDonald Humfrey”) located in Luton, U.K. The acquisition was completed...
Tue, 2016-11-22 08:02 AM
CARLSBAD, CA Nov. 16, 2016 TrumpCard Inc., a provider of mission-critical air freight and ground shipping, recently moved into a 20,000-square-foot facility in Carlsbad, California. The move comes as...
Tue, 2016-11-22 07:59 AM

Kronenburg

MCLEAN, VA Nov. 16, 2016 Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), Germany's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) to evaluate...
Thu, 2016-11-17 02:53 AM
ROME, NY Nov. 15, 2016 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully...
Wed, 2016-11-16 03:57 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel Nov. 15, 2016 Following extensive testing in the laboratory and in the field, Laser Detect System (LDS) Ltd. is unveiling SpectroDrone – the world’s first drone-based explosive...
Wed, 2016-11-16 03:49 AM
SAN JOSE, CA Nov. 15, 2016 At Drone World Expo – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today launched its new...
Wed, 2016-11-16 03:09 AM
SEATTLE Nov. 15, 2016 flightSpeak, the most comprehensive global airport information mobile app for business and leisure travelers, introduces a new security wait time feature named CheckPoint, which...

Commentary and Opinions

By Don SteinmanIn a recent statement, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson of Texas wrote, "Our nation’s aviation security relies on a multi-layered approach that includes information sharing, enhanced technology and security screening. On Christmas day, that system failed."Moving beyond the checkpoint
By John ByrnesCurrent systems are failing usCurrent systems in place to identify and manage individuals like Major Nidal Malik Hasan, whose alleged massacre took the lives of 13 soldiers and wounded 29 others, and Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian national on Northwest Flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day are not working! 
By William SappIn an operating environment where threats are imminent and the response must be equally swift, video communication technology can offer DHS and its communities of interest new ways to collaborate to improve homeland security operations.Whether responding to a natural disaster or sharing intelligence to thwart a terrorist plot, video conferencing technology allows organizations to connect quickly and collaborate meaningfully.
Leaving Seattle recently, I was in for a surprise. As six of my colleagues and I stood in line for an airport security check, we were all told to step aside for secondary screening. They wanted to search our turbans -- mandatory religious articles of our Sikh faith. Each of us was pulled out of line while other passengers stared at the group being corralled. As several screeners investigated our turbans, the wasted time and resources made me uneasy.
 

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Bohemia, NY, March - Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces the new BU-67125W Compact Avionics Interface Computer (AIC-RC), offering a completely customizable, off-...

Westford, MA, December 10 – Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel 30x PTZ camera, offering a powerful 30x optical z...

Ridgefield Park, NJ, December 7 - DVTEL, which was recently acquired by FLIR, is excited to announce the next generation Ariel dome  and bullet cameras set a new standard o...

Seattle, WA, December 3 - The Port of Seattle announced the launch of the state-of-the-art runway management solution RunWize™, which includes FODetect®, automated Foreign Objec...

San Diego – CohuHD Costar is proud to introduce the first in the RISE series of high-performance video cameras - the RISE 4260HD PTZ camera.  Designed and built using the l...

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