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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, 2017-02-23 08:20 AM

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FAIRFAX, VA, Feb. 21, 2017 General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a task order by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to manage...
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 (...

Commentary and Opinions

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. ...

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...