Tag Archives: Customs and Border Protection

CBP Picks Telephonics Mobile Surveillance Vehicles for Border Security; Joseph Battaglia Comments

Telephonics has been awarded a $13.5 million contract to provide mobile surveillance vehicles for Customs and Border Protection agents on the U.S and Mexican border. The Mobile Surveillance Capability vehicles work to detect, track and identify targets as part of the CBP agents’ intelligence gathering operations, Telephonics said Tuesday. “Monitoring and …

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Executive Profile: Harish Luthra, Consulting SVP and Professional Services Lead at SAP NS2

Harish Luthra serves as the consulting lead at SAP National Security Services — or SAP NS2 — and holds responsibility for program oversight, North American staff development and business development. He previously served as the national vice president of SAP Public Services, where he oversaw professional services sales and delivery for government clients, aerospace and …

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Tactical Medical Awarded DHS Blanket Purchase Deal for First Aid Kits

Tactical Medical Solutions will provide medical supplies for the Department of Homeland Security as DHS’ primary contractor for a five-year blanket purchase agreement. The company said Monday it will supply SOF Tactical Tourniquet Wide tools and other first aid kits for use across the department. Work will encompass support for DHS components such as Immigration …

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EMCOR Group to Help Maintain Multiple Gov’t Facilities; Michael Rodgers Comments

EMCOR Group Inc. has been selected to help the government maintain various facilities across several locations in the U.S. EMCOR’s government services division will perform customer service, maintenance and repair of U.S. Coast Guard training centers in Yorktown, Va., the company said Tuesday. Michael Rodgers, president of EMCOR Government Services, …

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Catherine Kuenzel: CSC to Help CBP Implement Financial Shared Services Model

Computer Sciences Corp. will operate and maintain the Customs and Border Protection agency’s financial management systems under a potential five-year, $86 million agreement. CSC will work with CBP to help develop and implement new financial systems for the agency’s nearly 5,000 SAP users, CSC said Thursday. Catherine Kuenzel, vice president and …

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General Dynamics Wins $96M to Upgrade CBP Video Systems

General Dynamics has won a potential $96 million contract to work on Customs and Border Protection video systems at the Southwest border of the U.S., GSN Magazine reports Friday. Jacob Goodwin writes that General Dynamics One Source LLC will upgrade selected remote video surveillance systems sites in the State of Arizona. …

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CBP Flying Drones Against Cartel Speedboats, Subs

Customs and Border Protection is flying drones over the Caribbean to scout for submarines and speedboats transporting narcotics, Nextgov reports. Guardian, a maritime version of the Predator drone, is outfitted with search radar and electro/infrared sensors. CBP currently has 10 drones in its arsenal, but the Department of Homeland Security …

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Lockheed Updating CBP Orion Fleet; Ray Burick Comments

Lockheed Martin is updating its fleet of maritime patrol and reconnaissance planes for Customs and Border Protection, the company announced Tuesday. CBP received a fifth P-3 Orion plane nearly 50 days ahead of schedule in Greenville, S.C., the company said. The company’s Greenville team has delivered all of those Orions …

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CBP Considering Green Radio Disposal

Customs and Border Protection agency is looking for a company that can melt or shred the agency’s extra or outdated electronic gadgets, Nextgov’s Allya Sternstein reports. According to a May 8 solicitation, CBP said it is considering using a vendor who can recycle metal and plastic waste. Hard drives or …

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