Thu, 2014-01-16 11:51 PM
Mexico recently launched its first trusted traveler program open to U.S. citizens entitled Programa Viajero Confiable. The program is designed to expedite the process for U.S. citizens to enter...
Mon, 2014-01-06 07:39 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected six public entities around the country that will test and develop unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The entities will conduct research on the...
Mon, 2014-01-06 12:37 PM
B.I.G. Enterprises of Los Angeles was recently named as Winner in the category of “Best Crash Barriers (Gates, Fences, Bollards, Guard Booths)” in the Government Security News 2013 Homeland Security...
Mon, 2014-01-06 12:03 PM
Unmanned aircraft systems have had great success in military missions, but they are also becoming more prevalent in law enforcement, border protection and homeland security applications. There...
Thu, 2014-01-02 01:56 PM
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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has tossed out a contract award protest by one aviation company, which argued that the U.S. Marshals Service did not conduct the proper “price/technical...
Thu, 2014-01-02 11:46 AM
TSA has determined that the system of records it has established for its “TSA Precheck” trusted traveler program will be subject to various exemptions spelled out in the Privacy Act, and that...
Mon, 2013-12-23 05:14 PM
CBP’s Office of Air and Marine announced on December 23 that it will take delivery of its last American Eurocopter AS-350 Light Enforcement Helicopter under its current contract. This delivery makes...
Mon, 2013-12-23 02:41 PM
CBP officials estimate that approximately 120,000 operators of private aircraft will arrive in the United States each year and present several documents to CBP inspectors for their review. The number...
Sat, 2013-12-21 01:22 PM
TSA has issued a presolicitation notice announcing that it intends to hire a small business to provide passenger screening services at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport in Florida. The notice...
Thu, 2013-12-19 10:49 AM
TSA launched two new features on the TSA.gov Web site on December 18 – TSA for Kids and a Spanish-language page. The agency says the new pages are part of TSA’s goal to help all passengers...
Wed, 2013-12-18 04:44 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is concerned that the design of the Airbus Model A350-900 Series airplane might allow for too much connectivity between the aircraft control domain and other...
Tue, 2013-12-17 04:47 PM
In order to give itself enough time to resolve a bid protest, TSA has decided to award a contract extension on a sole source basis to InfoZen, of Bethesda, MD, to continue providing the operations...