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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, 2017-05-16 09:00 AM

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ORLANDO, May 15, 2017 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to provide Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) to the Kuwait Air Force for its F/A-18C/D Hornet...
Tue, 2017-05-16 08:52 AM
TAMPA, FL May 15, 2017 SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES INDUSTRY CONFERENCE -- Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the successful...
Mon, 2017-05-15 01:53 PM
MEXICO CITY, May 12, 2017 Since its conception, Armoured Vehicles Latin America has provided an exciting platform for Armies, Marine Corps, and Police across nations to exchange ideas on the defence...
Mon, 2017-05-15 01:45 PM
FORT WORTH, TX May 9, 2017 Elbit Systems of America, LLC, will highlight its technology solutions for Special Operations Forces (SOF) at the annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference. This...
Fri, 2017-05-12 07:10 AM
TEWKSBURY, MA May 11, 2017 Raytheon Co. - Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $52,686,179 fixed-price-incentive-firm engineering and manufacturing development (EMD)...
Fri, 2017-05-12 07:08 AM
HAIFA, Israel May 10, 2017 Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT) ( "Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract from the Brazilian Marine Corps ("BMC") for the supply of...
Thu, 2017-05-11 04:09 PM
CAMP PENDLETON, CA May 10, 2017 A General Dynamics Mission Systems engineering team successfully streamed video 62 miles between two tactical antennas on April 20 during the Marine Corps-sponsored...
Thu, 2017-05-11 09:50 AM

Gyde

NEW YORK May 8, 2017 New research reveals that cyberattacks on the government sector doubled in 2016, hiking to 14 percent from seven percent of all cybersecurity attacks in 2015. Attacks on the...
Thu, 2017-05-11 09:18 AM

Stegall

NORTHBROOK, IL May 10, 2017 UL, a global safety science organization, has received a grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for cybersecurity testing of Internet...
Thu, 2017-05-11 09:15 AM
Forum Systems announced on Wednesday that it will be exhibiting at AFCEA’s upcoming Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.The conference will be held June 13-15 at the Baltimore Convention Center in...
Wed, 2017-05-10 01:17 PM
BINGEN, WA May 8, 2017 When the Coast Guard Cutter STRATTON left its home port in Alameda, Calif., earlier this year, it was the first U.S. Coast Guard cutter to deploy fully equipped with a small...
Wed, 2017-05-10 10:41 AM

Young

ROCHESTER, NY May 9, 2017 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received contracts valued at a total of $90 million from a European nation for tactical radios as part of the country’s communications...

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...