Tag Archives: Customs and Border Protection

DHS to Integrate General Atomics’ Takeoff, Landing System in Predator B Fleet

The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled a new flight software program that will work to deploy General Atomics unit’s proprietary takeoff and landing system for the unmanned Predator B Guardian aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability system works to support the safety and efficiency of Predator B crews, the company …

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Unisys to Help CBP Modernize US Border Security Systems

Unisys has secured a potential five-year contract from the Customs and Border Protection to update systems that CBP uses to identify people and vehicles that enter and exit the U.S. The Integrated Traveler Initiatives contract was awarded as a task order under the Department of Homeland Security-run EAGLE II procurement vehicle and represents an iteration of CBP’s …

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ISC Govt Advisory Council Adds 8 New Members; Dan Waddell Comments

ISC has added eight government and industry professionals to the nonprofit organization’s U.S. Government Advisory Council. Members of the council advise the ISC executive management team on cybersecurity-related government policies and programs as well as professional certification matters, ISC said Tuesday. The USGAC also sponsors community outreach initiatives such as the ISC Government Information Security …

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ManTech to Help CBP Build Data Aggregation Tool; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has secured a potential three-year, $24 million task order from the Department of Homeland Security to prototype a joint service-oriented architecture for use in border security operations. The company said Tuesday it will develop the tool to help DHS’ Customs and Border Protection personnel integrate operational data and gain situational awareness in real time. …

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DHS, CBP to Hold Industry Day for Small UAS & Airport Passenger Processing Startups

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an industry day on July 29 to foster partnerships between the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and startup firms and investors in the fields of small unmanned aircraft systems and airport passenger processing. DHS said Tuesday the event aims to inform organizations and professionals on research and development opportunities under …

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Smiths Detection Gets DHS Follow-On Order for Handheld Radiation Detector Tech

Smiths Detection has received a $40.9 million follow-on task order from the Department of Homeland Security to supply a handheld radiation detection and identification system to DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The company said Tuesday it will provide its RadSeeker technology for department  personnel to detect, locate and identify the source of radiological materials. “RadSeeker technology …

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General Atomics, CBP Test Anti-Collision Radar Aboard Unmanned Aircraft

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit and the Customs and Border Protection agency have tested a detect-and-avoid system that includes the company’s Due Regard Radar anti-collision system onboard CBP’s Guardian unmanned aircraft system. The company said Wednesday the DAA system also features a Honeywell traffic alert and collision avoidance tool and sensor tracker as it works to provide air traffic imagery for …

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CBP Seeks Sources for Management Support to Network Operations Center

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking information on potential vendors that can help run and maintain an agency facility built to support up to 17,000 enterprise network devices. CBP needs support personnel to ensure continuity of operations at the agency’s Network Operations Center, the Department of Homeland Security said in a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday. Task …

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Kevin McAleenan: DHS to Seek Silicon Valley Tech Partners for Trade, Travel Security Programs

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an event in the Silicon Valley, California region to discuss several opportunities for technology companies to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection missions. DHS’ Science and Technology Directorate and CBP aim to explore potential partnerships with startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses during the Silicon Valley Homeland Security Day on April 29, …

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