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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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Thu, 2017-02-02 05:49 AM
MARIETTA, GA Feb. 1, 2017 Lockheed Martin Corp. [NYSE: LMT] completed the first F-22 Raptor at the company's Inlet Coating Repair (ICR) Speedline facility and delivered the aircraft back to the U.S....
Thu, 2017-02-02 05:35 AM

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ARLINGTON, VA Feb. 1, 2017 CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a prime position on a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, with a...
Wed, 2017-02-01 08:02 AM
JACKSONVILLE, FL Jan. 31, 2017 The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $51.3 million contract for the maintenance and modernization of the USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), an Arleigh Burke-class guided...
Wed, 2017-02-01 07:56 AM

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SUMMERVILLE, SC SCRA today announced that it will sell its private, non-profit affiliate, Advanced Technology International (ATI) to Analytic Services Inc. (ANSER), an independent public service...
Wed, 2017-02-01 07:49 AM
WALTHAM, MA Jan. 30, 2017 Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Raytheon Chairman and CEO Thomas A. Kennedy and Raytheon Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Anthony F. O'Brien will...
Tue, 2017-01-31 07:20 AM

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RESTON, VA Jan. 26, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide modeling and simulation...
Tue, 2017-01-31 07:09 AM

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PHILADELPHIA Jan. 26, 2017 A team of Philadelphia University (PhilaU) students won the top prize in a U.S. Department of Defense challenge to redesign protective chemical-biological suits for...
Mon, 2017-01-30 07:57 AM

Chagnon

RESTON, VA Jan. 26, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) to continue to provide mission planning...
Fri, 2017-01-27 10:22 AM
WASHINGTON Jan. 26, 2017 It is now two and a half minutes to midnight.  For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' Science and...
Thu, 2017-01-26 12:00 PM
MCKINNEY, TX Jan. 25, 2017 Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Leonardo have decided not to jointly pursue the U.S. Air Force Advanced Pilot Training program, known as T-X. The companies released the...
Thu, 2017-01-26 11:52 AM

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SUWANEE, GA Jan. 24, 2017 Meggitt Training Systems announced the Middle East debut of its FATS® 100e virtual training system will take place February 19-23 at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi. Meggitt...
Wed, 2017-01-25 07:58 AM
ST. CHARLES, MO Jan. 19, 2017 Propper International is bringing out four new boots for 2017 to enhance their already popular assortment of tactical duty wear.

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The possibility of governments collecting and analyzing personal data changed dramatically after the enactment of The Patriot Act in 2001. The public outcry following WikiLeaks and the NSA PRISM program has kept controversial data collection methods in the headlines over the past few years. The legality of this type of data collection is still in question.
When it comes to cybersecurity, boldface security organizations can seem just as susceptible to hacks as anyone else. For example, NATO suffered over 2,500 significant cyber attacks in 2012 alone. Security experts believe that the number of sophisticated offensives against NATO is likely to increase over the coming years.
We’re almost through hurricane season, and so far we’ve been lucky: none of the hurricanes or tropical storms have caused significant damage. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet. Researchers at Colorado State University predicted the 2014 hurricane season would see three storms making landfall, and one will be a Category 3 or higher.
Active shooter, suicide by cop, ambush by homegrown terrorism -- these real-life scenarios require different types of officer response, but the resulting stress on the officer generates the same physical and psychological results during the incident. The question Meggitt Training Systems asked is, “Can this stress be recreated within a simulated environment?” The answer is yes.
As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (HCEP) remains concerned about conflicting Ebola medical waste regulations and confusion over regulations and proper procedures at hospitals across the U.S. Despite the U.S.
 

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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. ...

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