New News information at Homeland Security Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.homelandsecurity-technology.com http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/ en-us http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/ New News information at Homeland Security Technology http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Mauritius Police Force acquires new patrol vessel CGS Valiant http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsmauritius-police-force-acquires-new-patrol-vessel-cgs-valiant-5904213 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsmauritius-police-force-acquires-new-patrol-vessel-cgs-valiant-5904213 Mauritius Police Force/National Coast Guard (NCG) has acquired CGS Valiant as step up its maritime surveillance. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT FEMA awards ICF $20.8m contract to support Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsfema-awards-icf-208m-contract-to-support-radiological-emergency-preparedness-program-5902862 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsfema-awards-icf-208m-contract-to-support-radiological-emergency-preparedness-program-5902862 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded ICF, a global consulting and technology services provider, a contract worth $20.8m to support education and preparedness programmes to protect communities living close to nuclear power plants in … Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT CompassDrone to unveil drone-based mapping programme http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newscompassdrone-to-unveil-drone-based-mapping-programme-5900266 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newscompassdrone-to-unveil-drone-based-mapping-programme-5900266 CompassDrone, a developer of unmanned aerial solutions for data collection, is set to unveil a drone-based mapping solution intended for public safety applications. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT OSI Systems secures $40m contract to provide security inspection systems and integration support http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsosi-systems-secures-40m-to-provide-security-inspection-systems-and-integration-support-5899032 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsosi-systems-secures-40m-to-provide-security-inspection-systems-and-integration-support-5899032 US-based OSI Systems' security division has secured a contract from an international customer to implement a security scanning programme. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Battelle works with Department of Homeland Security to bolster canine teams in US http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsbattelle-works-with-dhs-to-bolster-canine-teams-5899031 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsbattelle-works-with-dhs-to-bolster-canine-teams-5899031 Battelle has teamed up with the US Department of Homeland Security to bolster its network of explosives detection canine teams. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT USCG announces names of first 11 Heritage-class offshore patrol cutters http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-announces-names-of-first-11-heritage-class-offshore-patrol-cutters-5901862 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-announces-names-of-first-11-heritage-class-offshore-patrol-cutters-5901862 The US Coast Guard (USCG) has announced the names of the first 11 Heritage-class offshore patrol cutters (OPCs). Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Australian personnel train with US Coast Guard in Bahrain http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-personnel-train-with-us-coast-guard-in-bahrain-5893934 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-personnel-train-with-us-coast-guard-in-bahrain-5893934 The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle’s crew has trained with the US Coast Guard at the Naval Support Activity in Bahrain. Wed, 02 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT US DHS orders 160 LE50 cameras and software from Force Protection Video http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-dhs-orders-160-le50-cameras-and-software-from-force-protection-video-5893929 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-dhs-orders-160-le50-cameras-and-software-from-force-protection-video-5893929 The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has placed a further order with Force Protection Video Equipment for 160 LE50 cameras and VeriPic software. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT SAF opens new institute to train soldiers in homeland security operations http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssaf-opens-new-institute-to-train-soldiers-in-homeland-security-operations-5893927 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssaf-opens-new-institute-to-train-soldiers-in-homeland-security-operations-5893927 The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has opened the new Island Defence Training Institute (IDTI) at Clementi Camp to train soldiers in homeland security and counter-terrorism operations. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Elbit Systems’ IFT system in Douglas passes US CBP test http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-ift-system-in-douglas-passes-us-cbp-test-5885322 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-ift-system-in-douglas-passes-us-cbp-test-5885322 An Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) border security system in Douglas, Arizona, developed by technology services provider Elbit Systems of America, has passed US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) systems acceptance testing. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Russian Helicopters wins contracts to deliver 10 helicopters to China http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsrussian-helicopters-wins-contracts-to-deliver-10-helicopters-to-china-5881591 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsrussian-helicopters-wins-contracts-to-deliver-10-helicopters-to-china-5881591 Russian Helicopters, which is part of the Rostec state corporation, signed three contracts with United Helicopters International Group for delivery of 10 helicopters to Chinese operators in 2017-2018. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US DoD grants $3.5m to six university teams for research on robotics http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-grants-35m-to-six-university-teams-for-reseach-on-robotics-5877125 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-grants-35m-to-six-university-teams-for-reseach-on-robotics-5877125 The Department of Defense (DoD) has granted around $3.5m to six US university teams for study on robotics for disaster relief. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Coast Guard exercises structural enhancement option with Vigor Marine for second NSC http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-coast-guard-exercises-structural-enhancement-option-with-vigor-marine-for-second-nsc-5875546 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-coast-guard-exercises-structural-enhancement-option-with-vigor-marine-for-second-nsc-5875546 The US Coast Guard has exercised a contract option with shipbuilder Vigor Marine for the Structural Enhancement Drydock Availability (SEDA) for the second National Security Cutter (NSC), Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Commuter Air Technology completes aircraft integration work for Arizona Department of Public Safety http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newscommuter-air-technology-finishes-aircraft-integration-for-arizona-department-of-public-safety-5873890 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newscommuter-air-technology-finishes-aircraft-integration-for-arizona-department-of-public-safety-5873890 Commuter Air Technology, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company based in Oklahoma City, has completed a civilian surveillance aircraft integration for the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) Aviation Unit under a contract. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT NEC supplies facial recognition system to South Wales Police http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnec-supplies-facial-recognition-system-to-south-wales-police-5873284 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnec-supplies-facial-recognition-system-to-south-wales-police-5873284 NEC Corporation, through its unit NEC Europe, has supplied facial recognition system to South Wales Police in the UK. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT GPSdome performs airborne tests of cyber device against GPS jamming and spoofing http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsgpsdome-performs-airborne-tests-of-cyber-device-5871905 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsgpsdome-performs-airborne-tests-of-cyber-device-5871905 Cyber company GPSdome, together with Bluebird Aero Systems, has performed successful airborne tests of its cyber device for protection against GPS jamming and spoofing. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Damen Shipyards delivers two SAR 1906 vessels to Turkish Coast Guard http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsdamen-shipyards-delivers-two-sar-1906-vessels-to-turkish-coast-guard-5873226 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsdamen-shipyards-delivers-two-sar-1906-vessels-to-turkish-coast-guard-5873226 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two SAR 1906 vessels to the Turkish Coast Guard, as part of an agreement signed between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Sun, 09 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airbus increase alternate gross weight (AGW) of H145 twin-engine helicopter http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsairbus-increase-alternate-gross-weight-agw-of-h145-twin-engine-helicopter-5859499 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsairbus-increase-alternate-gross-weight-agw-of-h145-twin-engine-helicopter-5859499 Airbus Helicopters is offering H145 twin-engine helicopter with alternate gross weight (AGW) of 3,800kg. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT OSI Systems to provide maintenance support for security inspection systems http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsosi-systems-to-provide-maintenance-support-for-security-inspection-systems-5865234 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsosi-systems-to-provide-maintenance-support-for-security-inspection-systems-5865234 OSI Systems’ Security division has received order to provide services for security inspection systems. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT USCG receives 24th fast response cutter from Bollinger Shipyards http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-receives-24th-fast-response-cutter-from-bollinger-shipyards-5858023 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-receives-24th-fast-response-cutter-from-bollinger-shipyards-5858023 The US Coast Guard (USCG) has received the 24th Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), USCGC Oliver Berry, from Bollinger Shipyards. Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT