Archive: Homeland Defense

DNDO Awards Raytheon SORDS Contract

Raytheon [RTN] has received a six-month, $2.9 million contract from the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), to begin developing a Stand-Off Radiation Detection System (SORDS). The contract, which was actually awarded last fall but announced by Raytheon in December, has a potential value of $9.8 million if three additional options are exercised. DNDO also awarded […]

Vidiation, TopEyeView Enter Strategic Partnership

TopEyeView, a provider of real-time video imagery via aerostats and unmanned air vehicles, and Vidiation, LLC, which has developed radiation detection software that is integrated into video camera systems, have agreed to a strategic partnership. Under the arrangement Vidiation will market TopEyeView’s service to existing Vidiation customers while TopEyeView will offer Vidiation’s software. Vidiation last […]

ATC Announces LRAD Orders for UAE, India

American Technology Corp. [ATCO] has received a $1.1 million order from the United Arab Emirates to deliver its Long Range Acoustical Device-Remote (LRAD-R) systems for critical infrastructure protection. ATC believes the order is the first of several LRAD-R orders for the UAE project. “This opening LRAD-R order is a milestone in our efforts to deploy […]

GD Gets $22M to Support DHS Coordinating Center

General Dynamics [GD] received a potential $21.8 million task order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide 24/7 watch officer, technical, analytical and liaison support to the National Coordinating Center (NCC). GD will help the NCC carry out its mission in the areas of information assurance analysis, document development, requirements development, liaison support […]

DHS S&T Plans Cyber Security System Integrator Forum

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate will host a System Integrator Forum next month for system integrators and government sponsors of information systems projects. The Feb. 21 event in Arlington, Va., will showcase several new cyber security solutions funded by DHS S&T that aim to remediate federal and commercial cyber […]

DHS Issues RFI for Low Cost, Low Power Security Cameras

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to determine the feasibility of low cost ($100 to $200) and low power security cameras with memory that is hardened against possible explosive forces. DHS seeks responses to determine industry interest and to further refine technical requirements for the device reference design. […]

JCREW 3.3 Industry Day Planned

The Defense Department will host an industry day on Feb. 20 for the Joint Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) 3.3 program at the Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland. The briefings will consist of a more in depth discussion of the problem statement for the JCREW 3.3 effort. One […]

DHS Awards BAE $29M to Test JETEYE on Commercial Flights

Britain’s BAE Systems won a $29M contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to install its JETEYE Counter-Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS) aboard three 767-200 passenger aircraft operated by American Airlines [AMR] beginning this spring to test the suitability of the system for routine daily flight operations. The JETEYE systems will log 7,000 flight […]

DoD Issues RFI for Critical Reagents Program

The Defense Department has issued a Request for Information (RFI) under its Critical Reagents Program (CRP), which is aimed at serving as the principle resource of high quality, validated, and standardized biological detection assays and reagents that meet the requirements of the warfighter and joint biological defense community by facilitating the transition of new technologies […]

Brijot Nabs U.K. Contract to Supply BIS-WDS GEN 2 at Ports

Brijot Imaging Systems has received a contract from a British government agency for the supply, installation and maintenance of the company’s passive millimeter wave imaging technology for use at seaports and airports, marking the first significant international government win for Brijot. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed. Brijot will provide more than two […]