Tag Archives: border security

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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Unisys, Australian Research Agency to Utilize Data Analytics for Border Security Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will help Australia’s scientific research agency CSIRO build a data analytics platform that will work to identify security risks at land, air and sea entry points, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said March 7 that it will collaborate with CSIRO’s data science …

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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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Salient CRGT Promotes Tom Howe to Homeland Security & Law Enforcement Solutions VP

Tom Howe, formerly a division director at Salient CRGT, has elevated to vice president of homeland security and law enforcement solutions at the Fairfax, Virginia-based information technology services provider. Salient CRGT said Wednesday he will oversee the company’s work with the Department of Homeland Security and FBI in his new role. Tom Ferrando, president of Salient CRGT, …

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Fitch Forecasts 4-Year Increase in DoD Budget, Defense Spending After Trump Win

Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects the Defense Department‘s budget and overall defense spending to increase in the next four years on Donald Trump’s election as president with the cybersecurity environment and U.S. Navy as key potential beneficiaries. Fitch said Wednesday it improved its credit view of the U.S. defense sector on top of its pre-election forecast of …

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CSRA to Guide CBP on Optimal Border Security Equipment, Deployment Methods

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2016 — CSRA will advise the Customs and Border Protection on equipment options and deployment methods to help prevent illegal trade and trade activities under a three-year, $45 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CSRA said Monday it will work with the agency’s systems engineering, logistics and sustainment, capabilities and requirements divisions …

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ManTech to Provide Data Integration Tech for DHS Border Security Ops; Daniel Keefe Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide a prototype of a service-oriented architecture that the Department of Homeland Security can use to support border security operations under a $24 million task order award, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the prototype will work to integrate operational …

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Unisys’ John Kendall: Border Security Agencies Should Leverage Iris Scanning Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — John Kendall, Unisys (NYSE: UIS) director of public sector and security programs for the Asia-Pacific region, has said iris scanning technology can help border security agents monitor people who enter the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kendall wrote in a blog post published Friday that agents …

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Northrop Grumman Flies Global Hawk-Derivative NATO Surveillance Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) held an inaugural flight for the Global Hawk-based surveillance aircraft it built to support NATO missions such as border security and humanitarian assistance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the Alliance Ground Surveillance drone carries a Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons to Help DTRA Projects Against WMDs in Lebanon, Georgia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — Parsons will support the border security operations in Lebanon and Georgia under two task orders awarded as part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency‘s Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Nov. 23 the task orders cover network integration …

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