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Vidisco received the Platinum Award in the “Best Explosives/ID/Contraband Detection” category of GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards. The company has been focusing exclusively on portable X-ray systems...

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WICHITA, KS Jan. 10, 2017 In its 50th anniversary year, INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand has made a cutting-edge breakthrough in designing and commercializing the strongest nylon-6,6 staple fiber ever...
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TUCSON, AZ Jan. 10, 2017 The U.S. Department of Defense has approved the release of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 to several international customers. Many of the approved...
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JACKSONVILLE, FL Jan. 9, 2017 The Safariland Group ("Safariland" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military,...
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HUNT VALLEY, MD Jan. 9, 2017 Textron Systems Support Solutions, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today that it has been awarded a $206 million contract from the U.S. Army for Shadow®...
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HAIFA, Israel Jan. 8, 2017 Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that a Brazilian subsidiary, Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A. ("Ares"), was awarded a framework...
Fri, 2017-01-06 07:12 AM
ÖRNSÖLDSVIK, Sweden Jan. 3, 2017 BAE Systems has received a contract from the Netherlands for the testing and verification of Active Protection Systems (APS) on its CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles....
Fri, 2017-01-06 07:03 AM

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RESTON, VA Jan. 5, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a subcontract to support the Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) with analytical...
Fri, 2017-01-06 06:59 AM
SANTA ANA, CA Jan. 3, 2017 Admiralty Partners, Inc., an investment firm focused exclusively on acquisitions in the global aerospace and defense sectors, today announced that an affiliate has acquired...
Thu, 2017-01-05 06:31 AM

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LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC) has been acquired MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an advanced engineering, cyber security, and product solutions company...
Thu, 2017-01-05 05:47 AM
ARLINGTON, VA Jan. 3, 2017 DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC) was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract for Real Time Target Detection and Typing (RTDT) Manifold...
Wed, 2017-01-04 06:07 AM
IRVINE, CA Jan. 3, 2017 The Army Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) product management team has placed an order for 3,750 Getac S410 semi-rugged notebooks. The notebook computers...
Wed, 2017-01-04 06:01 AM

Kikendall

SAN DIEGO Jan. 3, 2017 Teledyne SeaBotix, a world leading manufacturer of underwater observation class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) was recently awarded a multi-million dollar operational...

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By John HarrisWith the 1998 implementation of the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, the United States government made clear its intentions to become more efficient and save taxpayer dollars by reducing its dependence on paper documents.
By Steve SpatigWith reports of widespread data breaches in the global spotlight, data center managers are under increasing pressure by regulatory bodies to ensure that access to restricted information is protected. Cyber security remains a number one priority, but in many cases, data breaches occur because an employee is given temporary physical access to that data in some way. Within the data center environment, preventing unauthorized physical access to sensitive government data is crucial.
By Kirk Spring As we’ve seen by recently reported hacks of healthcare networks, security breaches are becoming commonplace. Attacks on secure networks can come from internal or external sources. “Breach prevention” is no longer a workable strategy.
 

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HySecurity’s HydraWedge SM50 and StrongArm M30 made a huge splash among the 30,000 ASIS security show attendees at the Anaheim Convention Center in September. ...

Ashburn, VA, October 29 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division, in collaboration with Harris Government Communications Syste...

Wilsonville, OR, October 22 - FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the launch of the Fido® X2, the latest addition to its leading-edge Fido X-Series handheld explosives...

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Aberdeen, WA, October 12 - The competitively awarded contract has been shared between three armor manufactures to satisfy U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's (USA...