Updates

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.

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

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

Plasma Antenna has potential to Revolutionalize Antenna Technology

Smiths Group acquiring SensIR Technologies LLC

buys US hazardous material detection specialist for $75m

Investing in Homeland Defense and Security: Conference Proceedings Online

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

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.

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.

Department of Homeland Security Announces Homeland Security Funding Task Force

Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge announced a Homeland Security Funding Task Force to ensure that funds move quickly to local first responders.

Fact Sheet: Rail and Transit Security Initiatives

Today, the Department announced additional security initiatives that aim to further reduce vulnerabilities to transit and rail systems and make commuters and transit riders more secure.

Department of Homeland Security Announces Arizona Border Control Initiative

This landmark program supports the priority mission of Homeland Security agencies to detect and deter terrorist activities and cross-border illegal trafficking of people and drugs.