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  • Johns Hopkins APL's Remote-Controlled System Seeks to Assess Railway Incidents - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Johns Hopkins APL's Remote-Controlled System Seeks to Assess Railway Incidents

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed a remote-controlled system that works to provide reconnaissance data in order to help law enforcement officials and first responders evaluate railway incidents. Johns Hopkins APL's Instrumented Rail Inspection System has near and visible infrared cameras and a set of sensors designed to detect chemicals and […] More

  • Johns Hopkins APL, Harsco Form Unmanned Rail Security Tech Alliance; Jim Resio Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Johns Hopkins APL, Harsco Form Unmanned Rail Security Tech Alliance; Jim Resio Comments

    Harsco's Protran Technology unit and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have formed a partnership to market an unmanned vehicle technology designed to help operators manage the safety and security of rail operations. The alliance seeks to introduce the Instrumented Rail Inspection System offering to the entire Harsco network of railway and urban transit system customers as well […] More

  • QinetiQ NA's Rail Sensor System Being Tested by Maryland Transit; J.D. Crouch Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ NA's Rail Sensor System Being Tested by Maryland Transit; J.D. Crouch Comments

    QinetiQ North America's intelligent rail integrity system has been selected by the Maryland Transit Administration for testing and evaluation, according to a company statement. QinetiQ will lead the project under a subcontract from Protran Technology. “We welcome this opportunity to demonstrate the IRIS system's capabilities with MTA,“ said J.D. Crouch, QNA technology solutions group president. The Intelligent Rail […] More

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