Boeing [BA] has awarded Virginia-based McQ Inc. a $4.8 million contract to supply OmniSense unattended ground sensor systems for deployment on the U.S. southern border in the Tucson and Ajo sectors under the Secure Border Initiative (SBInet) program. OmniSense features automated target detection, classification and image capture and fuses seismic, acoustic, magnetic and passive infrared detector data to minimize false alarms. The system is networked and can work with terrestrial and satellite communications systems, and includes a distributed architecture of sensors, servers and user displays. McQ is a small business and supplies its unattended ground sensor systems to the Army, Marine Corps and other government agencies.