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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Gary Joubert, VP of Sales and Marketing, reports that T3 provides electric vehicles for law enforcement that are used in almost every police department in the U.S., as well as in government agencies around the world. Other markets for the made-in-the-USA T3 series include the military, general transport and the private security business. Recent improvements have been well received, and business is great!
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
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The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at keeping terrorists from serving at the United Nations.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-CO), would prevent terrorists from getting visas to enter the U.S. as United Nations ambassadors. It awaits President Obama’s signature.
Bethesda, MD-based Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, is producing the fourth Advanced Extemely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. The satellite is taking shape after early deliveries of its payload and propulsion core. AEHF-4, expected to launch in 2017, will enable the constellation to reach full operational capability.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. has announced that its Micro Systems, Inc. subsidiary, of its Advanced Drones and Target Systems Division, recently received a contract from the U.S. Army valued at $4 million to produce unmanned aerial drone command and control systems. Under the new award, Kratos will produce portable and transportable configurations of the U.S. Army's unmanned target drone command and control stations and associated test equipment.
“Fort Hood is one of the largest military installations in the world with almost 50,000 soldiers and civilians,” said Brandon Maye. “There will naturally be more security issues present at this installation due to its size alone.”