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Jacobs to Provide Army Engineering, Scientific Services Under Potential $130M Award; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential five-year, $130 million contract for scientific and engineering support services to the U.S. Army‘s Electronic Proving Ground facility at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. The company said Wednesday it will test distributed network and enterprise systems as well as provide cybersecurity, electromagnetic environmental effects, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, …

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Beechcraft to Replace Argentina’s Military Training Aircraft Under $88M Air Force FMS Contract

Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Beechcraft subsidiary has landed a one-year, $88.2 million “undefinitized” contract with the U.S. Air Force to build trainer aircraft and provide maintenance support and pilot training services for Argentina’s air force as part of a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Tuesday Beechcraft will deliver four T-6C+ …

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General Dynamics Border Video Surveillance Tech Reaches Full Operating Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Remote Video Surveillance System has secured full operational capability status from the Customs and Border Protection agency following two years of field tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the system was deployed along the southern U.S. border for the …

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Parsons to Extend Border Surveillance Services in Lebanon Under DTRA Task Order; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2017 — Parsons will extend its surveillance services in Lebanon to help deter, detect and prohibit weapons of mass destruction at the border with Syria under a task order from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide new equipment and related …

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Force Protection Offers Surveillance File Storage on Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — Force Protection Video Equipment‘s body-worn cameras and surveillance products now offer cloud storage for videos, photos and audio files on Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government Cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Force Protection said Monday law enforcement agencies may store files from their Force Protection …

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PiXlogic’s Joseph Santucci: AI-Based Software Tools Could Help Agencies Analyze Visual Images in Support of Security Missions

Joseph Santucci, president and CEO of California-based software technology firm piXlogic, has said an artificial intelligence-based software platform could help government agencies search and analyze videos and pictures for use in investigations and security missions. Santucci wrote that such software tools work to “understand context in an image, distinguish faces and …

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Indiana Transportation Dept Deploys Avaya-Built Traffic Surveillance Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — The Indiana Department of Transportation has deployed Avaya‘s Fabric Connect network and video surveillance program to help monitor traffic congestion along the state’s urban interstate roads, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Fabric Connect will work to provide video feeds and an online map of real-time traffic …

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FLIR Systems Purchases Norway-Based UAS Maker Prox Dynamics for $134M

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has acquired Oslo, Norway-based unmanned aerial systems manufacturer Prox Dynamics for approximately $134 million to create a new UAS business within the buyer’s surveillance segment. FLIR said Wednesday it also intends to expand its airborne sensor product line with the addition of Prox Dynamics. “The team at Prox Dynamics operates with …

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Norway Eyes $1.2B Boeing Poseidon Maritime Plane Buy

Norway’s defense ministry looks to purchase five Boeing-developed (NYSE: BA) maritime patrol aircraft worth approximately $1.15 billion for the country’s armed forces. The ministry said Friday it plans to acquire the P-8A Poseidon for efforts to monitor the country’s oceans and offer allied civil and military authorities with a basis for decisions with …

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Textron’s AAI Subsidiary Gets $207M Army Contract for Australia RQ-7B UAS Logistics Sustainment Services

AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT), has secured a potential $206.6 million foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Army to perform logistics maintenance work on Shadow RQ-7B unmanned aerial systems for Australia. The Defense Department said Monday the Army Contracting Command received one bid for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and obligated $3.7 …

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