Tag Archives: border security

State Dept OKs Finland’s $150M Purchase of Lockheed Martin Rocket Pods

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12,  2015 — Finland’s proposed $150 million purchase of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rocket systems and warhead rockets has received clearance from the State Department under the foreign military sales program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Finland plans to use the rocket pods …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Leans on Regional Knowledge, Local Partnerships for Jordan Border Security Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 14,  2015 — The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) an $18.6 million contract for additional work under the Jordan Border Security Project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Raytheon said the new deal is the third increment in the phased JPBSP initiative and involves equipment, training …

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Inmarsat, Securiport Team for Border Security, Control Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 11, 2015 — Inmarsat and aviation systems company Securiport have teamed up to deliver a new security service that aims to help governments manage border control and security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Inmarsat said the collaboration combines Securiport IICS/IIMS technology with Inmarsat’s satellite constellation to provide real-time analytics …

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Bloomberg: Investment Firms Bid on Airbus’ Defense Electronics Business

Airbus Group has received initial acquisition bids for its defense sensor and border security technology assets from private equity companies Blackstone, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co., Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Military technology firms Thales and Rheinmetall are also interested in acquiring the portfolio that generated approximately $1.2 billion in revenue during Airbus’ …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Delivers Jordan Border Security Work in Support of DTRA

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 9, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has handed border security operational capability to the Jordanian government for implementation at the nearly landlocked Mideast country’s border with Syria and Iraq, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said the $79 million Defense Threat Reduction Agency contract includes command, control, communications …

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State Dept Approves $192M Rocket Sale to Jordan

The State Department has approved a proposed $192 million foreign military sale of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems with related components and services to Jordan. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday that Jordan has ordered 72 GMLRS rocket pods, spare and repair parts, associated equipment and logistics, systems integration and training …

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DHS Seeks Academic Partners for Border Security Research Projects

The Department of Homeland Security is providing up to $40 million in funding for research work into tools to help improve the nation’s immigration system and resilience to coastal disasters, Homeland Security Today reported Friday. DHS will distribute the awards under a set of potential five-year, $20 million cooperative agreements …

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Raytheon Wins Jordan Border Security System IDIQ; John Harris Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a three-year, $35.9 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to build a border security and surveillance system for a partner nation. The company will design and develop the system along sections of Jordan’s border under the CTR Integrating contract, awarded in June 2011, Raytheon …

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DHS Releases Draft RFP for $1B SW Virtual Border Fence Contract

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has published a draft request for proposals for a 10-year contract, valued at more than $1 billion, to build a virtual fence on the U.S. southwest border with Mexico. The draft, posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, calls for integrated fixed tower systems …

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Raytheon Set to Roll Out New Product Line for Border Security, Other Areas

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is set to roll out the new Clear View line of security solutions for border security, critical infrastructure protection and other security needs tomorrow at the ASIS International conference and exhibition in Dallas. The firm will demonstrate the Clear View system that integrates and consolidates data from …

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