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HSR, June 28, 2017

Briefing

L3 Technologies [LLL] has named Al Weggeman as the new president of its L3 Security and Detection Systems Sector, succeeding Tom Ripp, who has been appointed senior vice president for Security Solutions within the Electronic Systems segment. Weggeman joins L3 from The Safariland Group, where he was vice president of Survivability Systems and Global Operations.…

Vision-Box Integrating Face Recognition Pilots for CBP

Portugal’s Vision-Box is participating in at least two biometric exit pilots being rolled out by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and airlines at different airports this summer, part of the agency’s efforts to deploy face-recognition technology to track the departures of foreign nationals leaving the U.S. by air.Delta Airlines [DAL] is testing eGates at John…

After Back-to-Back Protests, DHS Re-Awards $1B Cyber Security Contract to Raytheon

Raytheon [RTN] says the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has re-awarded the company a potential $1 billion contract to support a cyber security system that the department uses to help protect federal civilian networks.Raytheon originally won the Development, Operations and Maintenance (DOMino) contract in Sept. 2015 but a protest by Northrop Grumman [NOC], one of…

Tech Developments

L3’s ClearScan Checkpoint CT System Achieves ECAC CertificationL3 Technologies [LLL] says its ClearScan automated explosives detection system (EDS) for carry-on baggage achieved the European Union’s European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) C2 Standard under the ECAC’s testing program. The standard means that travellers can keep their electronic devices in carry-on bags as they pass through checkpoints,…

Business Opportunities

State Department Seeks Sources for Cyber Security Operations SupportThe State Department has issued a Sources Sought Notice to identify small businesses that can provide cyber security support to the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Cyber and Technology Security Directorate. The State Department’s information technology infrastructure encompasses about 400 domestic and overseas facilities, classified and sensitive IT…

Contract Awards

TSA Awards L3 $41M in Potential Medium-Speed Purchase and Support OrdersL3 Technologies [LLL] has received two contracts worth a combined potential $40.8 million for multiple medium-speed explosives detection systems (EDS) and technical engineering projects. Under an award worth $20 million, L3 will provide the agency with 15 eXaminer 6700 EDS systems for deployment at three…