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HSR, August 23, 2017

Briefing

Global Network Systems has received a six-month follow-on contract from Immigration and Customs Enforcement for test and evaluation in support of the Homeland Security Investigations TECS Modernization program. The award value was redacted. The contract will run from Dec. 2017 through May 2018.PricewaterhouseCoopers has received a three-month contract extension from the Department of Homeland Security…

Verizon to Build, Operate Private Network for Public Safety

Just as a national effort has begun rolling out for wireless broadband networks for use by first responders, Verizon Communications [VZ] plans to build and operate its own private network core dedicated to public safety communications, reassuring its existing customers of its commitment to this space and ensuring the landscape remains competitive.Verizon says its new…

GSA Awards Booz Allen $65M to Continue Supporting Army Cyber Command

The General Services Administration (GSA), acting in support of U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), is awarding Booz Allen Hamilton [BAH] a one-year $65 million contract to continue support of the command’s cyberspace operations while it prepares a competition for a new contract.The sole-source award was made by the GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center…

Tech Developments

Vision-Box, Aruba Airport Partner to Further Evolve Passenger Centric Traveller ExperienceVision-Box says it has signed an exclusive partnership with the Aruba Airport Authority for the further evolution of the company’s passenger-centric Happy Flow system provides a more seamless travel experience at the airport. “The Aruba Happy Flow proof of concept has exceeded our expectations during…

Business Opportunities

DNDO Issues RFI on Detecting Radiological Threats in Maritime Non-Containerized CargoThe Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to identify current industry capabilities to detect, identify and or localize radiological and nuclear threats that may be smuggled via maritime non-containerized cargo at seaports. The types of non-containerized cargo include bulk,…

Contract Awards

OSI Systems Receives $40M International ContractOSI Systems [OSIS] says its Rapiscan Systems division has received an award worth about $40 million from an international customer to provide a country-wide security scanning program. Rapiscan’s S2 Global screening service subsidiary, which has been instrumental in helping the company win several turnkey screening service contracts in Albania, Mexico…