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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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Tue, 2017-01-24 07:20 AM

Crimmins

ARLINGTON, VA Jan. 23, 2017 BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that Terry Crimmins has been appointed president of the Electronic Systems sector, based in Nashua, New Hampshire. In the role, Crimmins...
Tue, 2017-01-24 07:17 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL Jan. 20, 2017 After a successful evening launch, the third U.S. Air Force Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO satellite is now responding to commands as...
Tue, 2017-01-24 07:13 AM

Mehra

WOBURN, MA Jan. 23, 2017 Scientific Systems Company, Inc., an industry leader and pioneer in advanced intelligent and autonomous systems, announced today that Dr. Owen Brown has joined the company as...
Mon, 2017-01-23 07:18 AM

Winnefeld

WALTHAM, MA Jan. 18, 2017 The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. as a director, effective immediately.
Fri, 2017-01-20 01:37 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsDonald John Trump, a New York real estate developer and businessman, took the oath of office Friday afternoon and officially became the 45th...
Fri, 2017-01-20 12:08 PM
PORTLAND, OR Jan. 19, 2017 Galois announced today that it has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to develop a new, advanced network cyber deception technology:...
Thu, 2017-01-19 05:30 AM

Radford

LONDON, Jan. 18, 2017 The AUDS counter-UAS defence system - field proven to detect, track and defeat malicious and errant unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones - is the first fully integrated...
Wed, 2017-01-18 08:31 AM

Manning

By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsPresident Obama saved one of his most controversial decisions for one of his last, commuting the sentence Tuesday of a soldier convicted of...
Wed, 2017-01-18 07:19 AM
HAIFA, Israel, January 17, 2017 Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply ground breaking, multi spectral BrightNite...
Wed, 2017-01-18 07:07 AM
LAS VEGAS Jan. 17, 2017 5.11 Tactical®, the global innovator in tactical apparel and gear, today introduces the XPRT™ Uniform collection, the most feature rich and innovative uniform available for...
Tue, 2017-01-17 02:00 AM
ARLINGTON, VA Jan. 13, 2017 BAE Systems has received a $542 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army through a Foreign...
Fri, 2017-01-13 09:12 AM

Lucatz

MONTVALE, NJ Jan. 12, 2017 Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQCM: MICT) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd. (Enertec), was recently awarded three...

Commentary and Opinions

National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger renewed the association’s push for national data security and breach notification standards for retailers amid news of a possible data breach at Chick-fil-A chain restaurants.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
Using data from 4,000 U.S. armed services personnel, a forensic anatomist has found that people are more easily and accurately identified by their body measurements than their facial features -- even through clothing.Teghan Lucas, University of Adelaide PhD student, says that “body recognition,” using just eight measurements, can reduce the chance of finding someone with duplicate measurements to one in a quintillion.
With more than 10 million purported attempts to break into Pentagon systems and servers each day, it was not surprising when the White House confirmed that individuals thought to be working for the Russian government attempted to hack its servers.
From emptying classified trash in the Pentagon to providing state-of-the-art security monitoring for America’s most important military installations, private sector contractors are instrumental to securing the nation’s most precious resources -- our sons and daughters.
 

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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...