Category: Border Security

NGC Successfully Demos Naval S-Band Radar Testbed

Northrop Grumman Corporation has marked a significant milestone in the development of advanced surface warfare radars with the successful live outdoor testing of the company’s S-band radar testbed. Northrop Grumman successfully conducted live outdoor...

High-Tech X-ray Detects Illegal Exportation

High-Tech X-ray Detects Illegal Exportation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped an illegal exportation of currency. CBP officers conducting southbound operations searched a vehicle utilizing a high-tech x-ray machine which led to the discovery of the illegal exportation...

Dubai: 136 M$ for security: cameras ‘everywhere’

The bustling Gulf city currently has 25,000 security cameras, but “surveillance needs to be ramped up to meet the growing requirements of an expanding city,”  told The National newspaper. “We need to work according...

Proposal to Supply NATO’s Ground Surveillance System Delivered

Proposal to Supply NATO’s Ground Surveillance System Delivered

Towards supplying NATO’s premier and long-standing contract for the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system, Northrop Grumman has submitted a formal proposal. The award is expected sometime in October 2010. Northrop already supplies NATO...

EU SeaBILLA (Sea Border Surveillance) program unveiled

EU SeaBILLA (Sea Border Surveillance) program unveiled

SELEX Sistemi Integrati, a Finmeccanica company, has launched the European research and development project SeaBILLA (Sea Border Surveillance). SeaBILLA, proposed to the European Union as a research and development project on maritime and boarders...

Boeing, General Dynamics and ITT: $4.4 Bn for NextGen Engineering Contracts

Boeing, General Dynamics and ITT: $4.4 Bn for NextGen Engineering Contracts

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded three separate Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) contracts totaling up to $4.4 billion over 10 years. Under the contracts, the companies will perform work that will demonstrate...

U.S. and EU Sign Deal to Boost Cooperation on Air Traffic

U.S. and EU Sign Deal to Boost Cooperation on Air Traffic

The U.S. and the European Union expect to sign as soon as Friday an agreement that will increase cooperation on their new-generation systems for highly efficient air-traffic management, people close to the talks say....

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Major cyber security conference in Estonia

Experts from around the world stressed the importance of enhancing cyber security.TALLINN – Security experts from around the world have gathered in Tallinn for the third international high-level conference on cyber security that called...

EU nations decide on airport body scanners

European Union nations should decide on their own whether to use body scanners at airports, but the technology employed must be up to EU standards. “It is for each member state to decide to...

Presidential Helo Competition Complicated

Presidential Helo Competition Complicated

see also: June, 15 Boeing & AgustaWestland Agreement  June, 7 Presidential Helicopter Neverending Story  May, 5 AgustaWestland Will Bid on New Marine One  April 19, Sikorsky, Lockheed team to bid for US presidential helicopter The myriad...

UK MoD: $53 M to ITT for Night Vision Goggles

Technology enables huge improvements to the infantryman’s capability: read also Colonel Alec Bain’s article for RUSI here ITT Corporation has received a $53 million order from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD) for...

Integrated Ground Based Air Defense Systems

Integrated Ground Based Air Defense Systems

Terma’s Ground Based Air Defense System is designed to meet the air threats of today and tomorrow. It offers an open and flexible system architecture that allows for modular integration of new and legacy...

EDA Study on Integration of UAS Into General Air Traffic

EDA Study on Integration of UAS Into General Air Traffic

Thales announced that it has reached the end of a decisive year-long European technical design study, called SIGAT – (Study on military frequency spectrum allocations for the Insertion into General Air Traffic of UAS)....

Interoperability is the Key to Success in Missile Defense

Interoperability is the Key to Success in Missile Defense

Terma and Lockheed Martin have jointly developed a Ballistic Missile Defense C4I system called BMD-Flex. The system is based on Terma’s T-Core C4I framework, fielded in several European Army, Navy, and Air Force systems....

SCANTER Ground Surveillance Radar: Reliable operations in difficult environments

Terma has developed a new SCANTER Ground Surveillance Radar (GSR) which is specifically designed to operate reliably in difficult environments, e.g. desert locations with high ambient temperatures. The radar operates reliably in rain, salt...

IT MOD launch Army Digitalization

Funding for Forza NEC (Network Enabled Capability), the Italian Army’s digitization programme, has recently been confirmed by Undersecretary for Defence, Guido Crosetto: Forza NEC is a spiral project, envisaging the realisation of three digitalised...

NATO AGS – Northrop Grumman Submits Proposal

Transatlantic cooperation is NATO’s top acquisition program of record   Northrop Grumman Corporation formally submitted to NAGSMA its proposal or the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system – NATO’s top and long-running acquisition program....

Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier: $140 M to DRS for Thermal Sights

Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier: $140 M to DRS for Thermal Sights

content US PEO Soldier Initiative Program Executive Officer (PEO) Soldier Rapid Fielding Initiative (RFI) DRS Receives $140 M for Thermal Sights About the Technology Terry Murphy quote   1. US PEO Soldier Initiative PEO...

Naval Surface Warfare Center: Seaport-e Task Order to SAIC

Company to Provide Systems Engineering and Training Analysis Support Services to Center for Surface Combat Systems Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced it has been awarded a follow-on Seaport-e task order by the Naval Surface...

Boeing & AgustaWestland Agreement

Boeing Secures All Rights to AgustaWestland AW101 for US Navy VXX Presidential Helicopter Program   Boeing announced that it will secure a license from AgustaWestland for U.S. production of the AW101 medium-lift helicopter as...