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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.
Vincent Sandoval has been named group president of CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense, a Burlington, MA based company that offers products for the aerospace, defense, oil, and gas industries. Sandoval will take on his new role March 19th.
Technology that could circumvent missile defense systems should face stronger export restrictions, according to study
A new government-funded report from the Santa Monica, CA-based Rand Corp., a nonprofit research group, highlights several technologies that it says should have tighter export controls because of the possibility they could be used to outmaneuver missile defense systems.
New York-based L-3 Communications has acquired Data Tactics Corp. The business, renamed L-3 Data Tactics, is a specialized provider of big data analytics and cloud computing solution services, primarily to the U.S. DoD. Data Tactics, of McLean, VA, employs approximately 200 people, including more than 150 data scientists, engineers, architects, and developers, most of whom possess U.S. government security clearances. Its solutions are used by the U.S. military and government agencies, including public safety and law enforcement organizations.
Lenco Industries, a major designer and manufacturer of armored police vehicles, will highlight its BearCat G3 armored tactical vehicle at the 2014 Border Security Expo, March 18-19th at the Phoenix Convention Center. According to the company, over 600 law enforcement agencies in the U.S. rely on Lenco BEARs and BearCats every day, and the vehicles continue to be the sole source for over 90% of U.S. SWAT teams.
Portland, OR-based Erickson Air-Crane, a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, has announced that Brian Clegg has been named vice president of global aerial operations. In an anticipated move, previous vice president of aerial operations H.E.
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|Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe||Feb 12 - 13|