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Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as DHS Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen on Sunday stepped down from her post as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported Sunday. President Donald Trump announced in a tweet that Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection, will serve as interim DHS secretary. The report said Nielsen’s resignation comes …

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Smiths Detection to Help TSA Deploy Screening Systems Under $97M Contract

Smiths Detection won a potential $96.8M contract to supply computed tomography screening systems for the Transportation Security Administration. The company will produce 300 CT scanners and ancillary equipment to help agency personnel detect potential threats in travelers’ carry-on luggage, TSA said Thursday. TSA plans to begin deploying the machines at …

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TechFlow Gets $968M DHS Contract for Explosive Detection Tech Maintenance Support

TechFlow has received a potential five-year, $967.9M contract from the Department of Homeland Security to maintain and provide logistics support for explosive detection systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the contract covers preventive maintenance; calibration and test equipment; radiation surveys; tools; parts obsolescence; and supply support for detection platforms deployed …

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CACI Lands $194M Task Order for IT Modernization Support Services; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has secured a potential three-year, $194M task order to deliver information technology management support services to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration. The company said Tuesday it will modernize TSA’s enterprise IT infrastructure and cybersecurity posture, as well as provide assistance to 60K of …

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Leidos Awarded $196M TSA Bridge Contract for Screening Equipment Maintenance Support

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential 16-month, $196.5M bridge contract to continue to provide maintenance, sustainment and logistics support services for the Transportation Security Administration’s checkpoint screening equipment. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says the contract has a one-year base term and one four-month option and covers preventive and …

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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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Merlin Books $200M in DHS, VA Enterprise Tech Support Contracts

Merlin International has secured contracts worth up to $200 million to help modernize enterprise information technology systems at the departments of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs. The company said Monday it aims to provide new tools for DHS and VA to manage critical missions and advance IT modernization efforts. DHS …

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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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