april 2004

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Homeland Security First to Define Interoperability Requirements for Nation's First Responder Community

The SoR (Statement of Requirements), developed under the SAFECOM Program, marks the first time the 50,000 public safety agencies have a document that defines future requirements for communicating and sharing information...

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Homeland Security Selects Texas A&M University and University Of Minnesota to Lead New Centers of Excellence on Agro-Security

Over the course of the next three years two key agricultural sectors will be addressed -- foreign animal diseases and food security.

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National Capital Region's Incident Management Team Receives Training From FEMA

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered vital training this month for the National Capital Region's newly formed regional Incident Management Team (IMT).

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European Community and Department of Homeland Security Sign Landmark Agreement to Improve Container Security and Expand CSI

"This agreement sets the stage for enhanced cooperation between the United States and the European Community on CSI and other important security programs of common interest," said Secretary Ridge.

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Homeland Security Establishes Its First Government "Think Tank"

This will be the Department's first Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC). The Institute will provide independent analysis on a variety of issues related to securing the homeland.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Development of the Homeland Secure Data Network

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today announced a contract to initiate the implementation of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN).

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RAE Systems Launches EntryRAE, Creating New Standard for Confined Space Entry Hazardous Gas Detection

Comprehensive combustibles detection and broad spectrum toxicity protectionin one affordable monitor

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Response Biomedical: Message from the President

reports substantive progress toward commercializing RAMP as one of the world's leading immunoassay platforms that provides full lab quality information in minutes

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Cepheid Receives Export License for Biothreat Detection Assay And GeneXpert(R) System

to market its state-of-the-art technology for biothreat use to specific government agencies in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium and Switzerland.

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Idaho Technology Inc. awarded $11,021,639 increment

as part of a $58,704,688 firm-fixed-price/cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Joint Biological Agent Identification and Diagnostics System

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Markland Awarded Patent for New Gas Plasma Antenna Technology Designed for Homeland Security and Military Applications

Plasma Antenna has potential to Revolutionalize Antenna Technology

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Smiths Group acquiring SensIR Technologies LLC

buys US hazardous material detection specialist for $75m

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Investing in Homeland Defense and Security: Conference Proceedings Online

12 corporate executives and 4 guest speakers addressed 100 stock analysts, investment bankers and journalists

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Department of Homeland Security Selects Contractors for New Biological Detection Systems

"These awards dramatically enhance our efforts to meet some of Homeland Security's most immediate technology needs, defending against biological and chemical threats" said Dr. Charles E. McQueary, Under Secretary, Science and Technology.

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Departments of Homeland Security and State Request Extension for Biometric Passport Requirement, Visa Waiver Program Travelers to Be Enrolled in US-VISIT

Homeland Security announced that it will begin processing visitors traveling under the VWP in US-VISIT beginning by September 30, 2004, at air and sea ports of entry.