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Wed, 2016-05-04 02:47 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsThe National Transportation Safety Board announced on Tuesday that a short circuit in electrical wiring led to smoke pouring into a Washington...
Wed, 2016-05-04 02:09 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsSaying they’re acting on behalf of their constituents, New Mexico’s U.S. senators have reached out to the commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border...
Wed, 2016-04-27 03:32 AM
The mega-ship the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin called in at the Port of Los Angeles in December, 2015. Capable of carrying 18,000 TEUs and only 80% full, it took four full days to unload 11,200 cargo...
Wed, 2016-04-27 03:06 AM
By Steve BittenbenderThe city of Phoenix is well represented on a list that every city wants to avoid.The Arizona state capital has three of the five worst railroad crossings in the United States....
Wed, 2016-04-27 02:53 AM
By Steve BittenbenderOfficials from the National Transportation Safety Board announced Tuesday afternoon that the second mission succeeded in finding the data recorder from the sunken El Faro cargo...
Tue, 2016-04-19 11:36 PM
CALEXICO, Calif. (News Release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection) – An El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol Station discovered a cross border tunnel...
Tue, 2016-04-19 09:21 PM
By Steve BittenbenderTwo months after it was first announced, the National Transportation Safety Board has announced its second search to locate the data recorder for a freighter lost at sea last...
Mon, 2016-04-18 12:46 AM
Release Date: April 15, 2016 – WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released their annual...
Thu, 2016-04-14 02:02 AM
By Steve Bittenbender A Dallas woman remains behind bars on federal charges after Customs and Border Protection agents caught her with more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside the tires...
Thu, 2016-04-14 01:49 AM
By Steve BittenbenderOfficials with Customs and Border Protection have issued a Request for Information to companies that develop body worn and vehicle mounted camera systems.The opportunity was...
Wed, 2016-04-13 02:58 AM
BIMCO, the world's largest international shipping association representing almost 60% of the world's commercial vessels, in conjunction with CLIA, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO*, have announced...
Wed, 2016-04-13 02:45 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced today that its Integrated Fixed Towers (IFT) border surveillance system was certified by the Chief of the U.S...

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By Rep. Ted Poe [Editor’s note: Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House on March 22, 2010.]    Once again, there's a...
By Jonathan McDonaldMany government organizations are charged with combating terrorism, identifying criminals and effectively applying immigration policies. All these activities require that persons...
By William SappIn an operating environment where threats are imminent and the response must be equally swift, video communication technology can offer DHS and its communities of interest new ways to...
Leaving Seattle recently, I was in for a surprise. As six of my colleagues and I stood in line for an airport security check, we were all told to step aside for secondary screening. They wanted to...
By Jim Giermanski    In 2007, I wrote two articles on why 100 percent scanning was not doable. I laid out four fundamental reasons why 100 percent scanning would not work: its foreign acceptance, its...

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May 21, 2018 -- Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen today announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs...
Lead by Li Yuanjing the Senior Vice President of Nuctech, Nuctech participated in the Second Technical Meeting on Radiation Detection Instruments for Nuclear Security of IAEA held in Vienna the...
BETHESDA, Md., May 21, 2018 -- Today Lockheed Martin (NYSE:  LMT) announced Michele Evans has been named Deputy Executive Vice President for its Aeronautics business area, effective June 4. Evans...
CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy, May 21, 2018 -- Percepto, developers of on-site autonomous drone systems, today announced that Enel, a multinational power company and a leading integrated player in the global...
PASADENA, Calif., May 21, 2018 -- Parsons today announced its acquisition of Polaris Alpha, an advanced, technology-focused provider of innovative mission solutions for complex defense, intelligence...