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HSR, March 7, 2018

Briefing

The Government Publishing Office plans to ward Gemalto a sole source contract to continue to produce HSPD-12 ID Dual Interface Cards for $5.95 each in support of the Department of Homeland Security. The GPO says that Gemalto is the incumbent for these cards.Acuity Market Intelligence says that more than 4,800 Automated Border Control eGates and…

People-Screening Company ThruVision Establishes U.S. Subsidiary

United Kingdom-based ThruVision has stood up a U.S.-based subsidiary to better work with potential customers in North America.ThruVision, Inc., stood up in Northern Virginia last November, Kevin Gramer, vice president, Americas at ThruVision, tells HSR in a recent interview.The company has been working with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration recently on evaluations of its new…

Securitas Expanding U.S. Footprint with Kratos PSS Acquisition

Sweden’s Securitas has agreed to acquire the Public Safety & Solutions (PSS) division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions [KTOS] in a deal that expands its work in the U.S. and strengthens its electronic security platform.Securitas’ U.S.-based Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. business is acquiring PSS for $70 million. The division has about 400 employees and…

Earnings News & Notes

Analogic [ALOG]                                2Q18                      2Q17                     Sales                       $129.2M                $131.55MNet Inc.                    $6.5M, 0.52           $7.5M, 0.59Net income slipped 13% due to a one-time $6.5 million, 51 cents earnings per share,…

Tech Developments

Analogic Planning Airport Demos of ConneCT ScannerAnalogic [ALOG] says it will be demonstrating its ConneCT computed tomography-based checkpoint scanner at four airports in four different regions of the world by this July. The company says a demonstration is already underway in Japan and another will begin in Western Europe in March. Airports in Asia and…

Contract Awards

DHS Awards WidePoint $5M Follow-On Order for Wireless ServicesWidePoint Corp. [WYY] has received a follow-on task order from the Department of Homeland Security valued at more than $4.6 million to deliver cellular wireless managed services to department headquarters. The base period for the award covers March through November. The award was made under the DHS…

Business Opportunities

DHS Wants Information on Alternative PNT Technologies in Degraded GPS EnvironmentThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection is issued a sources sought notice for alternative technologies for position, navigation and timing (PNT) in a degraded GPS environment. The department says it expects to analyze a broad range…