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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, 2016-11-29 07:04 AM
ANDOVER, MA Nov. 28, 2016 An undisclosed member of the 13-nation group that owns the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] a $225...
Mon, 2016-11-28 01:26 AM

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CINCINNATI Nov. 23, 2016 Munir Abdulkader, 22, of West Chester, Ohio, was sentenced to 240 months in prison and lifetime supervised release for plotting to murder a military base employee and attack...
Wed, 2016-11-23 08:47 AM

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FORT WORTH, TX Nov. 23, 2016 Elbit Systems of America announced today that it was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity ("ID/IQ") contract for the production of mortar weapons systems...
Tue, 2016-11-22 06:47 AM
SAN DIEGO Nov. 21, 2016 BAE Systems has received an indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Navy for post-construction work aboard the guided missile destroyers USS Zumwalt (...
Tue, 2016-11-22 06:04 AM
ORLANDO Nov. 21, 2016 Defense and security company Saab has received three orders from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEOSTRI). Saab will now...
Mon, 2016-11-21 06:59 AM
ROCHESTER, NY Nov. 16, 2016 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received Type-1 National Security Agency (NSA) certification for its Harris Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G Multiband Networking Manpack Radio to...
Mon, 2016-11-21 06:48 AM

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NEW YORK Nov. 18, 2016 L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that it has been awarded a contract to deliver switchgear equipment in support of the power distribution and protection system for...
Fri, 2016-11-18 02:02 PM
TUCSON, AZ Nov. 18, 2016 Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations by adding nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile Systems business headquarters over a five year period...
Thu, 2016-11-17 01:48 AM

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ARLINGTON, VA Nov. 16, 2016 CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today it has been awarded a prime position on a $92 million multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract...
Thu, 2016-11-17 01:35 AM
WINTER SPRINGS, FL Nov. 15, 2016 Continuing to make headlines, Advanced IT Concepts (AITC) announced today that it has been awarded two new contracts to support the United States Army's Intelligence...
Tue, 2016-11-15 07:00 AM

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DULLES, VA Nov. 14, 2016 Technica Corporation, a leader in high-end-systems engineering and operations and maintenance for mission-critical networks, today announced it was awarded a $224 million...
Mon, 2016-11-14 05:50 AM
SAN DIEGO Nov. 10, 2016 BAE Systems has received a $36.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the repair and maintenance of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18). The New...

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...

Wilsonville, OR, October 22 - FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the launch of the Fido® X2, the latest addition to its leading-edge Fido X-Series handheld explosives...

Poway, CA, October 23 - CohuHD Costar’s 4260HD camera positioning system combines crystal clear HD image quality, bandwidth efficient H.264 compression, smooth variab...

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...