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Hootsuite’s Ben Cathers: Research, Creativity Key to Citizen Engagement Via Social Media

Ben Cathers, principal value consultant at Vancouver, Canada-based social media management platforms provider Hootsuite, has said government agencies should conduct research and learn how people communicate in order to build up their capability to facilitate citizen engagement through social media. Cathers wrote that in order to establish a social media …

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Unisys to Help TSA Operate, Protect Airport Screening Devices Under $250M BPA

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has secured a potential five-year, $250 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Transportation Security Administration operate, maintain and safeguard security screening tools fielded at over 400 U.S. airports. The company said Monday the Domain Awareness Integrated Network Support Services BPA has a one-year base term and four …

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Peraton to Help Sustain TSA Airport Security Equipment Under Potential $578M Contract; Stu Shea Comments

Peraton has won a potential five-year, $578 million contract to help sustain equipment the Transportation Security Administration uses to secure airports throughout the U.S. The company said Thursday it will provide logistics support services for security screening platforms used at airports nationwide and other TSA component facilities under the contract. “Our work will help …

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L3 Installs ProVision Passenger Screening Tech at Turkey Airport

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has deployed a passenger screening system with object detection technology at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday approximately 2,000 ProVision systems has been used at security checkpoints around the world in line with the requirements …

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GSA Picks Springfield Parcel C for $316M TSA HQ Lease Contract

The General Services Administration has awarded Springfield Parcel C a $316 million contract to lease a property in Fairfax County, Virginia, for the construction of a new Transportation Security Administration headquarters, according to an award notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps. Springfield Parcel C, an affiliate of Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP), will lease approximately 625,000 square …

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Leidos to Provide Hazmat Disposal, Compliance Services at US Airports Under TSA Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will support the Transportation Security Administration in the disposal of hazardous materials at airport screening checkpoints and associated regulatory compliance efforts under a potential $45 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the contract cover hazmat management at more than …

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Accenture Federal Unit Lands Potential $290M TSA Recruitment Support Contract; Ed Meehan Comments

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit has been awarded a potential five-year, $290 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration’s office of human capital recruit between 8, 000 and 10, 000 employees annually. The company said Thursday Arlington, Virginia-based Accenture Federal Services will assist TSA with its recruitment and hiring …

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L-3 to Supply Security Scanners to U.S. Airports Under TSA Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2016 — The Transportation Security Administration has awarded L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) a $21 million order to provide security scanners to support passenger screenings at local airports, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The security and detection systems division of the aviation products and security sector under L-3’s …

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L-3 to Buy Implant Sciences’ Explosive Trace Detection Assets for $117M

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to purchase the explosive trace detection business assets of Implant Sciences for $117.5 million cash in a push to expand the former’s portfolio of security and detection platforms. L-3 said Monday it will assume specified liabilities under the asset purchase agreement with Implant Sciences and will integrate …

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Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the …

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