Updates

DHS LAUNCHES SECOND NORTHERN BORDER AIR MARINE BRANCH Fleet includes state-of-the-art surveillance aircraft to increase border security

The initiative at the Northern border is aimed at shutting down contraband and human smuggling routes as well as criminal networks that operate along the U.S.-Canada border.

TSA To Purchase Additional Explosive Trace Portals

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announces it is purchasing five Explosives Detection Trace Portal machines from Smiths Detection of Pine Brook, N.J., for delivery and deployment in early 2005.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Announces Staggering Arrest Numbers Using New Anti-Terror Technology

The technology, the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System, or IAFIS, enables CBP officers and Border Patrol agents to search fingerprint databases simultaneously using the Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) and the FBI fing

ZUMROs Rapid Deployed Isolation Room

negative pressure features a custom-designed shelter packaged with a state-of-the-art Air Purification System

HAZMATCAD SERIES UPGRADE, TRAINING MODE AND FUNCTIONALITY IMPROVEMENT

allows the user to deploy the HAZMATCADTM in training scenarios using every day, non-toxic chemicals to simulate chemical warfare agents (CWAs)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Launches Office of Interoperability and Compatibility; Offers States and Locales Tools for Improving Public Safety Communications Interoperability

This office will ensure that Homeland Security is exercising its leadership role to bring local, state, and federal efforts together in a partnership that is essential to national progress on interoperability, said Secretary Ridge.

TSA Increases Level Of Electronic And Manual Explosives Searches At U.S. Airports

The enhancements are designed to strengthen checkpoint screening of passengers and carry-on baggage and are in line with a recent recommendation of the 9/11 Commission Report that all passengers selected for secondary screening be checked for explosives.

U.S. Army Awarded Total of $12M in FY05 Contracts to Markland Subsidiary EOIR Technologies Inc.

part of an ongoing NVESD Omnibus Contract. These funding awards are for EOIR to provide goods and services for the development of sensors and data collection platforms

Bulldog Develops New Revolutionary Miniature Cargo Based Tracking System

New Product Expected to Rapidly Draw Market Share from Legacy Satellite Tracking Systems

ObjectVideo Wins Second Award from DARPA to Further Develop Night Vision Video Surveillance Technologies

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards ObjectVideo $750,000 with Phase II grant