Tag Archives: Customs and Border Protection

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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DHS Taps Kiana Analytics to Update CBP Passenger Screening Tech

Kiana Analytics has been awarded a $179,800 contract by the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to update the passenger screening technology of the Customs and Border Protection agency. DHS said Tuesday the company will use its real-time location and analytics platforms to help CBP process more than a million travelers that arrive in the …

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CBP Posts Border Wall Prototype Design, Construction RFPs

The Customs and Border Protection seeks industry proposals for the design and construction of prototypes for President Donald Trump’s planned U.S.-Mexico border wall. CBP said Friday it intends to award multiple contracts, acquire numerous wall designs and build multiple prototypes through two requests for proposals published on the FedBizOpps website. The agency issued RFPs for a solid …

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DHS Preps RFP for Border Wall Construction Project

The Department of Homeland Security plans to issue an electronic request for proposals on the design and construction of wall structures between the U.S. and Mexico by March 6. DHS said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice its Customs and Border Protection agency will  launch a two-phase procurement effort that will initially seek concept papers of prototypes for the southern border …

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SAP Adds CSRA to PartnerEdge Program; Yogesh Khanna Comments

CSRA has joined a SAP-run program that offers a range of resources and tools designed to help foster mutual business development among participating information technology companies. CSRA said Friday it seeks to offer a portfolio of enterprise business services via SAP’s PartnerEdge program as well as support the customization and deployment of SAP platforms for government clients such as the Customs …

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CTC Launches Technical Advisory Board; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has formed a new advisory board that will work to assess the technical projects of the nonprofit applied scientific research and development company. CTC said Thursday its technical advisory board consists of business and technical executives who will help the company to identify potential integration and enhancement opportunities as well as mentor …

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DHS Opens Application Period on Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications from current undergraduate and graduate students who are interested to join the 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative that aims to develop and expand the agency’s future cybersecurity workforce. DHS said Dec. 19 the selected students will receive hands-on experience and exposure to cybersecurity operations …

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Leidos Gets $66M CBP Cargo & Vehicle Scanning System Delivery Order

Leidos has received a potential $66 million delivery order to provide cargo and vehicle scanning systems, optional training and maintenance services to the Customs and Border Protection agency. The company said Tuesday it will deliver 22 VACIS M6500 non-intrusive medium energy mobile scanners to CBP ports of entry across the U.S. to help agency officers detect illegal materials …

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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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