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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, 2017-02-22 06:32 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 21, 2017 Fraser Optics, the leading supplier of handheld stabilized optics to the US Department of Defense, law enforcement agencies and international military...
Mon, 2017-02-20 07:15 PM

Greenley

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, IDEX 2017 Feb. 19, 2017 L3 WESCAM unveiled today its second-generation MX™-RSTA land combat sighting system. Adaptable to a wide range of vehicle and mast...
Mon, 2017-02-20 06:56 PM
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware presents its latest innovations at WEST 2017 on Feb. 21-23 at the San Diego...
Fri, 2017-02-17 08:29 AM
ORLANDO Feb. 16, 2017 The U.S. Navy has approved full rate production for Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS). Lockheed Martin is set to deliver 63...
Fri, 2017-02-17 08:20 AM

Horowitz

HAIFA, Israel, February 16, 2017 Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC., ("Elbit Systems of America") was...
Fri, 2017-02-17 08:17 AM
GROTON, Conn., Feb. 16, 2017 General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $126.5 million contract by the U.S. Navy for long lead time material for the first two Block V Virginia-class submarines...
Wed, 2017-02-15 07:53 AM

Iyengar

HUNTSVILLE, AL Feb. 14, 2017 Responding to the signal processing market need for integrated embedded processors tightly coupled with configurable FPGA logic and highly adaptable I/O, Abaco Systems –...
Wed, 2017-02-15 07:37 AM
FAIRFAX, VA Feb. 15, 2017 Trident Systems has selected Ingenium Group as the exclusive reseller and local support provider for their Tactical Chat (TacChat) product to Australia and New Zealand....
Tue, 2017-02-14 08:14 AM

Geveden

LYNCHBURG, VA Feb. 13, 2017 BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has exercised contract options with BWXT’s subsidiary, BWXT Nuclear...
Tue, 2017-02-14 08:10 AM
TEWKSBURY, MA Feb. 13, 2017 Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun work on enhancements to the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System that will make the system more capable, and improve...
Tue, 2017-02-14 08:05 AM

Marhefka

GERMANTOWN, MD Feb. 13, 2017 Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, has announced that its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (...
Tue, 2017-02-14 08:00 AM
LONDON, Ontario Feb. 10, 2017 General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a CA$404 million contract amendment by the Government of Canada to upgrade 141 Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) III...

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...

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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...