Tag Archives: Border Security

USAF Taps Advanced Technology Systems for Egyptian Border Surveillance Tech FMS Contract

Advanced Technology Systems Co. has received a potential $64.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a mobile surveillance sensor security system for Egypt’s border guard personnel. The Defense Department said Friday ATSC’s STARA Technologies subsidiary will carry out work in Gilbert, Arizona, with a an expected completion date of Aug. 20, 2019. …

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Elbit Systems-Built Sensor Tower Passes CBP Systems Acceptance Test

Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has completed the Customs and Border Protection‘s systems acceptance test for a sensor tower that works to detect, monitor, identify and classify border activity. Elbit Systems of America said Monday the Integrated Fixed Tower in Douglas, Arizona obtained system acceptance after months of construction, integration, tests and system verification …

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BAE Integrates Motion Sensor-Based Intell Function Into Geospatial Analysis Product Line

BAE Systems has updated its suite of geospatial analysis software to include movement intelligence tools designed to help analysts identify threats among people, vehicles and other objects. The company said Monday its Geospatial eXploitation Products‘ new MOVINT functions that work to interpret movement and activity from motion sensors such as video and radar. Dana …

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SES Unveils Satcom-Based Vehicle for Defense, Disaster Response Missions

Luxembourg-based geostationary satellite operator SES has launched a satellite communication-based vehicle platform that works to provide high-speed connectivity and communication services in support of defense, humanitarian, commercial and civil missions. Nicole Robinson, corporate vice president of government market solutions at SES, said in a statement released Thursday the Rapid Response Vehicle is …

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SecuriPort COO Attila Freska Joins Panel Discussion on Border Security Challenges

Attila Freska, Securiport chief operating officer, talked about Securiport’s experience and insights on border security during a panel discussion on external and internal land border challenges at the 2017 World Border Security Congress. Securiport said Thursday the panel explored how external land borders pose challenges on efforts to mitigate cross border organized crime, human trafficking, smuggling …

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Unisys, CSIRO Partner to Develop Data Analytics-Based Border Security Platform

Unisys has partnered with the Australia-based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization to develop a data analytics platform designed to detect security risks associated with passengers and cargo at international land, air and sea borders. The company and CSIRO’s data-science unit Data61 will jointly fund research to evaluate airlines’ data …

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DHS Seeks Airport Facial Recognition Camera Sources

The Department of Homeland Security seeks to install facial recognition cameras in airports in a move to assess the information system that supports the Customs and Border Protection’s traveler exit protocol, Nextgov reported Monday. Mohana Ravindranath writes a solicitation released in early November seeks mounted facial recognition cameras from industry …

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CSRA to Advise CBP on Border Security Equipment, Deployment Methods

CSRA has received a three-year, $45 million contract from the Customs and Border Protection to provide advice on equipment options and deployment methods that could help CBP personnel detect and prevent illegal travel and trade activities. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA said Monday it will help CBP’s systems engineering, logistics and sustainment, capabilities …

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Rockwell Collins, Nippon Form Border Security Partnership in Japan; Christopher Mackey Comments

Rockwell Collins and Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System have inked a strategic agreement to offer border security services to Japan. The companies seek to integrate NACCS Center’s electronic processing of inbound and outbound cargo and passenger data and Rockwell Collins’ ARINC border management system in an effort to help Japanese government officials …

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