Tag Archives: Customs and Border Protection

CBP Adopts Graph Platform From Deloitte-DataStax Alliance

The Customs and Border Protection has implemented a graph technology from the Deloitte–DataStax partnership to support the agency’s data analytics and visualization activities, GCN reported. Matt Rollender, vice president for global business development and channels at DataStax, told the publication that CBP uses the MissionGraph tool in efforts to detect threat …

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ICE Seeks Contractor Support for Immigration Enforcement Workforce Recruitment Efforts

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to enlist a private sector consultant to help the agency recruit almost 26,000 workers in the next several years, GovExec reported Monday. ICE sought information on potential industry sources of human resources and operational staffing services in an effort to address President Donald Trump’s requirements for the …

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Collab9 to Deploy Unified Comms Platform for CBP

Collab9 will deploy its unified communications-as-a-service platform for the Customs and Border Protection as part of a contract awarded to collab9’s partner company Presidio. The award — issued through the EAGLE II procurement vehicle — requires Presidio to perform professional, managed and ongoing support services such as strategy, consulting, design and implementation support, …

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CACI Lands CBP Air, Marine Surveillance System Support Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a potential four-year, $34.5 million contract from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to update, operate and maintain the agency’s Air and Marine Operations Surveillance System. AMOSS works to help CBP’s air and marine operations center perform aerial and marine surveillance operations across U.S. borders and …

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Report: CBP, Elbit Systems’ US Arm in Talks to Expand Border Surveillance Tech Deployment

Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary is in discussions with the Customs and Border Protection over further deployment of company-made surveillance technology to help secure the southern border, Defense News reported Thursday. The report said Elbit Systems of America aims to help the agency address the Trump administration’s border security requirements. CBP awarded the company a $145.3 …

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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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CBP Eyes Equipment, Tools to Address Wireless Communication Obstacles

The Customs and Border Protection seeks public input on the development of potential wireless communication applications, equipment, technologies and tools that can help address multiple wireless communication requirements and challenges. CBP said in a request for information issued Tuesday on the FedBizOpps website that it looks to develop technologies that can augment, integrate with and replace the …

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AppDynamics-Govplace Team to Help CBP Implement App Mgmt Platform

The Customs and Border Protection has chosen a team composed of AppDynamics and Govplace to help the agency implement infrastructure visibility and application performance management tools. CBP will use the tools as part of efforts to manage the agency’s digital operations and the movement of goods and travelers, Govplace said Monday. Both companies will also work to create dashboards …

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Planck Aerosystems, Asymmetric Technologies to Develop Small UAS Platforms for CBP

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Planck Aerosystems and Asymmetric Technologies separate contracts worth up to $352,000 combined to develop small unmanned aerial systems and related platforms in support of the Customs and Border Protection’s operations. CBP said Thursday San Diego-based Planck Aerosystems will build a truck-based small aerial drone designed to …

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General Dynamics Obtains CBP FOC Status for Remote Video Surveillance Platform

General Dynamics has obtained full operating capability status from the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection agency for a company-built remote video surveillance platform. The company said Tuesday it achieved the FOC designation for the updated Remote Video Surveillance System after it completed the field testing and deployment phase along …

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Fraser Optics to Provide Camera Systems to CBP’s Air and Marine Operations Unit

Fraser Optics has landed a firm-fixed-price contract to supply electro-optic camera systems to the air and marine operations division of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Customs and Border Protection agency. The company said Thursday AMO utilizes the Tethered Aerostat Radar System to detect low-altitude aircraft and track suspicious movements of ultralight and short landing aircraft over the …

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