Tag Archives: aviation security

Woolpert to Help FAA-Backed Alliance Develop UAS Threat Response Guidance


Woolpert has been selected by the National Safe Skies Alliance to create a document that would guide airports on collaborative planning and response to address security risks from unmanned aircraft systems. The company said Tuesday it will produce a guidebook that will outline strategies for airport operators to assess, respond to and recover from UAS threats.

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Smiths Detection to Supply Airport Security Platforms to UK Defense Ministry

Smiths Detection has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to deploy a range of aviation security products at the U.K. defense ministry’s airports worldwide. The ministry ordered ScanTrailer 100100V-2is mobile x-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is x-ray equipment for air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walkthrough metal detectors; and millimeter-wave eqo scanners designed for screening people, …

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Smiths Detection Debuts Online Portal for Aviation Sector; Cameron Mann Comments

Smiths Detection has launched a new online hub to function as a portal of opinion-based and other articles from aviation professionals to provide users insight about the sector. The Aviation Insider website at aviation-insider.com exhibits aviation security practices and facilitate industry discussions, Smiths Detection said Monday. “Aviation Insider is designed to be …

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Helinet Aviation Services Adds Thomas Norton to Board; Kathryn Purwin Comments

Thomas Norton, an adviser at EagleEye Intelligence, will join Helinet Aviation Services‘ board of directors to provide executive leadership and board governance. Helinet said Wednesday Norton will bring experience under various federal government roles including as director of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s National Marine Center. “[Tom] adds depth to the board with …

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DHS Calls on Small Business Community for ‘Internet of Things’ Security, Prototype Tech Program

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate plans to use a potential five-year, $20 million contract vehicle to encourage technology startups and small businesses to compete for government contracts. DHS will award the first round of contracts to potential vendors that can provide security platforms for the Internet …

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ReportsnReports.com: Public Safety Concerns to Drive Homeland Security Market Growth

The homeland security market will see a compound annual growth rate of 9.86 percent through 2019 due to increasing demand for public safety and security technologies amid terrorist attacks, ReportsnReports.com says in a new report. The firm said Sunday the need for quick response from law enforcement to threat incidents will drive the demand for border, aviation, …

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