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“Varian’s Imaging Components business has a 50 plus year history of dedication to the imaging industry.”—Sunny Sanyal, Senior Vice President and President, Imaging Components


Mon, 2013-09-23 11:11 AM

Darryl Jones

Implant Sciences Corp., a supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced On September 23 that, in recent weeks, U.S. Government agencies purchased multiple QS-...
Wed, 2013-09-18 09:15 PM

TruDefender spectrometer
from Thermo Scientific

In an effort to identify unknown chemicals or explosive substances, CBP is planning to buy for its laboratories and scientific services unit one handheld Fourier Transfer Infrared Spectrometer. The...
Tue, 2013-09-17 09:25 PM

Portland International
Airport in Oregon

TSA has decided to award a sole source contract to L-3 Communications Corp., of Woburn, MA, the incumbent supplier of medium speed explosives detection systems at the Portland International Airport...
Tue, 2013-09-10 06:27 PM
DHS has awarded a to Applied Research Associates, Inc., of Albuquerque, NM, a contract worth $1.4 million to continue supporting RDT&E efforts at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida to test...
Mon, 2013-09-09 06:20 PM
Research and Markets, a market research firm, has announced the availability of a new comprehensive study entitled, Physical Security Market By Products & Services Worldwide Market Forecasts and...
Mon, 2013-09-09 04:49 PM
The U.S. Secret Service hopes to provide respiratory protection for its agents working in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) environments by procuring 40 face masks with air-...
Thu, 2013-08-29 02:33 PM

FirstView - LINX upgrade
from Smiths Detection

The U.S. Secret Service plans to negotiate on a sole source basis with Smiths Detection, of Edgewood, MD, to enhance the agency’s existing X-ray systems by installing the company’s FirstView – LINX...
Thu, 2013-08-29 12:04 PM

PackEye 1377 by
Thermo Scientific

To help outfit a dozen new Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) teams stood up recently across the United States by TSA, the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) within DHS is...
Tue, 2013-08-20 06:30 PM

Drugs allegedly
carried by
scuba diver

On August 19, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Marysville Border Patrol station arrested a Canadian man smuggling marijuana into the U.S. by crossing the St Clair River in a scuba suit. The...
Tue, 2013-08-20 09:31 AM

GSN now displays
corporate videos on
its Web site

As part of an expansion of promotional opportunities on its Web site, Government Security News has adopted a new policy of accepting paid corporate videos on the home page and the Web site’s 18...
Fri, 2013-08-16 04:52 PM
The Secret Service awarded on August 16 a contract to Smiths Detection, of Edgewood, MD, for three X-ray inspection systems, plus an option for two additional systems. The award was made on a sole...
Fri, 2013-08-16 12:32 PM

A robot that can
respond to an IED

The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security are gathering information from companies that could provide robots and X-ray systems that would be useful in responding to threats from improvised...



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