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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, 2017-01-24 08:23 AM
TUCSON, AZ Jan. 23, 2017 The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $235 million for Standard Missile-6 all-up round production missiles and spares.Raytheon will begin delivery in 2018. The missiles will...
Tue, 2017-01-24 08:20 AM

Crimmins

ARLINGTON, VA Jan. 23, 2017 BAE Systems, Inc. today announced that Terry Crimmins has been appointed president of the Electronic Systems sector, based in Nashua, New Hampshire. In the role, Crimmins...
Tue, 2017-01-24 08:17 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL Jan. 20, 2017 After a successful evening launch, the third U.S. Air Force Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO satellite is now responding to commands as...
Tue, 2017-01-24 08:13 AM

Mehra

WOBURN, MA Jan. 23, 2017 Scientific Systems Company, Inc., an industry leader and pioneer in advanced intelligent and autonomous systems, announced today that Dr. Owen Brown has joined the company as...
Mon, 2017-01-23 08:18 AM

Winnefeld

WALTHAM, MA Jan. 18, 2017 The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. as a director, effective immediately.
Fri, 2017-01-20 02:37 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsDonald John Trump, a New York real estate developer and businessman, took the oath of office Friday afternoon and officially became the 45th...
Fri, 2017-01-20 01:08 PM
PORTLAND, OR Jan. 19, 2017 Galois announced today that it has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to develop a new, advanced network cyber deception technology:...
Thu, 2017-01-19 06:30 AM

Radford

LONDON, Jan. 18, 2017 The AUDS counter-UAS defence system - field proven to detect, track and defeat malicious and errant unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones - is the first fully integrated...
Wed, 2017-01-18 09:31 AM

Manning

By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsPresident Obama saved one of his most controversial decisions for one of his last, commuting the sentence Tuesday of a soldier convicted of...
Wed, 2017-01-18 08:19 AM
HAIFA, Israel, January 17, 2017 Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply ground breaking, multi spectral BrightNite...
Wed, 2017-01-18 08:07 AM
LAS VEGAS Jan. 17, 2017 5.11 Tactical®, the global innovator in tactical apparel and gear, today introduces the XPRT™ Uniform collection, the most feature rich and innovative uniform available for...
Tue, 2017-01-17 03:00 AM
ARLINGTON, VA Jan. 13, 2017 BAE Systems has received a $542 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army through a Foreign...

Commentary and Opinions

Unfortunately, none of us has any trouble imagining a security breach. Breaches are so frequent these days, so fast and so clever, that seemingly out of nowhere we could find critical infrastructure threatened, networks at risk, markets in danger.
The District of Columbia Council uncovered a serious homeland security flaw this week that should raise red flags for mayors and town managers around the country. In the nation's capitol, local transportation officials aren't conducting oversight over CSX and the goods it transports through the city. Similarly, officials are unfamiliar with the rail carrier's security policies. DC transportation officials, as traditionally classified by the federal government, aren't rail stakeholders with a need to know this information.
Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive hardware components to go along with the rapid advances in signal processing techniques and bandwidth.The military uses radar for many purposes, including guiding missiles to targets, directing the firing of weapon systems, and providing long-distance surveillance and navigation information.
With an alleged ringleader now in U.S. custody, investigative scrutiny here on Capitol Hill is zooming in tighter on the September 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The outcome of this probe may even have an effect on who is ultimately selected as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.
 

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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...

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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...