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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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STRATFORD, CT Jan. 11, 2017 Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has won the contract for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit...
Thu, 2017-01-12 06:35 AM

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COLUMBIA, MD Jan. 10, 2017 Chiron Technology Services, Inc. ("Chiron") pronounced 'Kai-ron', an infosec engineering and training firm based in Columbia, Maryland, today announced it has been awarded...
Wed, 2017-01-11 06:13 AM
WALTHAM, MA Jan. 10, 2017 QinetiQ North America (QNA), a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group which delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets...
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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...
Wed, 2017-01-11 05:58 AM
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...
Wed, 2017-01-11 05:54 AM
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,...
Tue, 2017-01-10 07:17 AM

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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®...
Mon, 2017-01-09 06:54 AM
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

Leiter

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

Fuchs

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...

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From September until January, Monday evenings find living rooms across America filled with armchair quarterbacks. During pre-game shows and post-game analyses, experts and amateurs alike discuss the retreat and progress of their favorite teams. Even fantasy leagues abound to test players’ strategic and tactical prowess on the gridiron.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
As we enter into the new fiscal year, three trends are going to be on the minds of every IT leader in Washington, D.C. And -- no big surprise -- they all revolve around Big Data. Those three crucial initiatives that will top the government enterprise priority list in 2015 are application rationalization, virtualization and cyber security.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
The Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2014 Identity Fraud Study revealed that 13.1 million Americans became victims of identity theft last year. This startling statistic underscores the determination of malicious actors to access sensitive data. Despite the rise in exploits, vital aspects of security -- such as encryption -- has tended to slip through the cracks.
 

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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...