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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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Wed, 2016-08-17 05:51 AM
MARINETTE, WI Aug. 15, 2016 The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team delivered the nation's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit, to the U.S. Navy on Aug. 12.The future...
Tue, 2016-08-16 02:46 AM
MARLBOROUGH, MA Aug. 15, 2016 API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and security solutions, today announced that their Secure Systems and...
Mon, 2016-08-15 02:00 AM
MONROVIA, CA AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced the United States Navy has tested and deployed the RQ-20B Puma™ small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) aboard a Flight I Guided Missile...
Fri, 2016-08-12 05:10 AM
TUCSON, AZ Aug. 10, 2016 The U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully test-fired three AIM-9X® Block I missiles from an F-35A aircraft at airborne targets, resulting in...
Mon, 2016-08-08 02:00 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL Aug. 5, 2016 The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite...
Fri, 2016-08-05 04:00 AM

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HERNDON, VA Aug. 4, 2016 Mission Essential, a global services and solutions provider to the Defense and Intelligence Communities, announced the acquisition of Information Management Technology...
Fri, 2016-08-05 04:00 AM
TUCSON, AZ Aug. 3, 2016 The U.S. Missile Defense Agency exercised a $523 million contract option with Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to produce, test and deliver 47 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB...
Thu, 2016-08-04 02:00 AM

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ARLINGTON, VA Aug. 3, 2016 The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense and Gen Joseph Dunford Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as keynote...
Mon, 2016-08-01 10:29 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Aug. 1, 2016 Ensuring the Ballistic Missile Defense System operates as a unified, secure network amid emerging threats is the mission of the Command, Control, Battle Management...
Fri, 2016-07-29 06:00 AM
MORRIS PLAINS, NJ July 27, 2016 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using Honeywell Spectra Shield® ballistic...
Fri, 2016-07-29 06:00 AM
MANASSAS, VA July 26, 2016 In today's rapidly changing battlespace, our adversaries are using technology to their advantage to turn the most commonplace devices into explosives. The U.S. Navy...
Tue, 2016-07-26 06:57 AM
STRATFORD, CT July 25, 2016 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review (CDR), signaling the...

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By Jonathan McDonaldMany government organizations are charged with combating terrorism, identifying criminals and effectively applying immigration policies. All these activities require that persons of interests (and organizations and networks) be accurately identified. Identification is an extremely complex process that is only compounded by increasing data volumes, complex relationships, and tightly coupled application and data architectures.
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.
 

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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...

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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...