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Wed, 2016-07-20 09:15 AM
BALTIMORE July 19, 2016 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Jamaican woman Monday after they discovered nearly three pounds of cocaine in her baggage at Baltimore Washington...
Mon, 2016-07-18 08:30 AM
SANTA MONICA, CA July 14, 2016 DJI, the world's leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, and AirMap, the world's leading provider of airspace intelligence and navigation services to unmanned...
Fri, 2016-07-15 02:48 AM
RALEIGH, NC JULY 12, 2016 AMC Aviation will provide essential services in the introduction of the new-production model Dornier 228 aircraft in the North American aviation market and play an important...
Thu, 2016-07-14 03:36 AM
LOS ANGELES, CA July 13, 2016 With over one half billion passengers boarding flights at our nation’s 30 busiest airports last year, B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc. (http://www.bigbooth.com) has designed a...
Fri, 2016-07-08 08:07 AM
BALTIMORE, July 7, 2016 ADCOR MAGnet Systems, LLC is pleased to announce the official launch of its Kickstarter® campaign in support of its ground-breaking new drone technology known as the Pharos™...
Thu, 2016-07-07 06:27 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin worth $344 million to develop and implement a new NextGen technology that will improve the efficiency of departures...
Wed, 2016-07-06 07:00 AM
NEW YORK, July 5, 2016 DJI, the world's leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, Tuesday introduced an improved version of its geofencing system in the latest update to the DJI GO app that controls...
Wed, 2016-07-06 07:00 AM
SALT LAKE CITY June 29, 2016 Five Star Airport Alliance Inc. (FSAA), a leading provider of Baggage Handling Systems (BHS) to Airports and Airlines across North America, announced today the successful...
Wed, 2016-06-29 01:13 PM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsThe death toll has risen to 41 in an attack that occurred Tuesday evening at the Ataturk Airport in Instanbul, Turkey
Wed, 2016-06-29 10:50 AM

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WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 In a win for local governments and local decision-making authority, new rules issued this week by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on unmanned aviation systems (UAS...
Wed, 2016-06-29 10:47 AM
WILMINGTON, MA June 28, 2016 Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) applications,...
Fri, 2016-06-24 07:00 AM
PANAMA CITY, FL June 23, 2016 DeTect today announced the release of the free public version of the DroneWatcher™ app that makes smartphones and tablets using the Android™ operating system into...

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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