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 Fraser Optics to deliver electro-optic camera systems to US Customs and Border Protection http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsfraser-optics-to-deliver-electro-optic-camera-systems-to-us-customs-and-border-protection-5784510 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsfraser-optics-to-deliver-electro-optic-camera-systems-to-us-customs-and-border-protection-5784510 Fraser Optics has been contracted to deliver electro-optic camera systems to the US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Philly Shipyard, Fincantieri partner for USCG heavy polar icebreaker programme http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsphilly-shipyard-fincantieri-partner-to-compete-for-uscg-heavy-polar-icebreaker-programme-5783358 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsphilly-shipyard-fincantieri-partner-to-compete-for-uscg-heavy-polar-icebreaker-programme-5783358 Philly Shipyard has partnered with Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG) to compete for the US Coast Guard's (USCG) programme to design and construct the next-generation heavy polar icebreaker. Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leidos wins $395m contract to provide cybersecurity services to US DHS http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsleidos-wins-395m-contract-to-provide-cybersecurity-services-to-us-dhs-5781079 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsleidos-wins-395m-contract-to-provide-cybersecurity-services-to-us-dhs-5781079 Leidos has secured a contract worth $395m to provide cybersecurity and threat mitigation services to the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Australia's DST develops new laser technology to alert people at checkpoint http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-dst-develops-new-laser-technology-to-alert-people-at-checkpoint-5782311 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-dst-develops-new-laser-technology-to-alert-people-at-checkpoint-5782311 Scientists at Australian Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) have developed a new laser technology to safely alert people approaching a checkpoint. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rheinmetall wins Survivor R vehicles supply contract in Germany http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-wins-survivor-r-vehicles-supply-contract-in-germany-5775682 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-wins-survivor-r-vehicles-supply-contract-in-germany-5775682 Rheinmetall has secured a contract from the Free State of Saxony in Germany for two Survivor R protected tactical operations vehicles. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fredericton Police Force to test Axon Body 2 body cameras http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsfredericton-police-force-to-test-axon-body-2-body-cameras-5771714 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsfredericton-police-force-to-test-axon-body-2-body-cameras-5771714 The Fredericton Police Force (FPF) in Canada is to test Axon Body 2 body cameras from Axon Public Safety Canada, a TASER International subsidiary. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Magal Security Systems wins order to provide RoboGuard to Israel http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsmagal-security-systems-wins-order-to-provide-roboguard-to-israel-5769879 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsmagal-security-systems-wins-order-to-provide-roboguard-to-israel-5769879 Magal Security Systems has secured an order from an Israeli governmental customer to supply its RoboGuard system. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT USCG commissions 20th Sentinel-class fast response cutter Lawrence Lawson http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-commissions-20th-sentinel-class-fast-response-cutter-lawrence-lawson-5769108 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-commissions-20th-sentinel-class-fast-response-cutter-lawrence-lawson-5769108 The US Coast Guard (USCG) has commissioned its Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), Lawrence Lawson, at its base in Cape May, New Jersey. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nigerian Homeland Integrated Offshore Services orders for two patrol vessels from Damen http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnigerian-homeland-orders-for-two-new-patrol-vessels-from-damen-5767037 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnigerian-homeland-orders-for-two-new-patrol-vessels-from-damen-5767037 Nigeria’s Homeland Integrated Offshore Services has ordered for an additional FCS 3307 patrol vessel to be named Guardian 3, with an option for another vessel to be named Guardian 4. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ORBCOMM’s partner Kordia awarded contract by Australian Maritime Safety Authority http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsamsa-awards-multi-year-contract-to-orbcomms-partner-kordia-5762499 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsamsa-awards-multi-year-contract-to-orbcomms-partner-kordia-5762499 ORBCOMM, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced the award of a multi-year contract with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) through ORBCOMM’s partner Kordia Pty Ltd (Kordia). Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Vard agrees to maintain five Norwegian Coast Guard vessels http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsvard-agrees-to-maintain-five-norwegian-coast-guard-vessels-5759302 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsvard-agrees-to-maintain-five-norwegian-coast-guard-vessels-5759302 Shipbuilding and repairing company Vard has agreed to provide maintenance for Norwegian Coast Guard vessels. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ingalls Shipbuilding christens USCG's seventh Legend-class cutter as Kimball http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsingalls-shipbuilding-christens-uscgs-seventh-legend-class-cutter-as-kimball-5757469 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsingalls-shipbuilding-christens-uscgs-seventh-legend-class-cutter-as-kimball-5757469 The US Coast Guard's (USCG) seventh Legend-class national security cutter has been christened as Kimball (WMSL 756) at Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Orolia receives SAR satellite technology enhancement contract from UK Maritime Agency http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsorolia-receives-sar-satellite-technology-enhancement-contract-from-uk-maritime-agency-5754983 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsorolia-receives-sar-satellite-technology-enhancement-contract-from-uk-maritime-agency-5754983 Orolia, through its McMurdo brand, has been awarded a contract from the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to enhance its existing search and rescue (SAR) satellite technology nationwide. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Somerset County Jail in Maine installs Smiths Detection body scanner http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssomerset-county-jail-in-maine-installs-smiths-detection-body-scanner-5752932 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssomerset-county-jail-in-maine-installs-smiths-detection-body-scanner-5752932 The Somerset County Jail in Madison, Maine, US, has installed a body scanner, B-SCAN, from Smiths Detection (SDI). Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SCGPS Topaz handed over to Seychelles Coast Guard after refit http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsscgps-topaz-handed-over-to-seychelles-coast-guard-after-refit-5747724 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsscgps-topaz-handed-over-to-seychelles-coast-guard-after-refit-5747724 Seychelles Coast Guard Patrol Ship (SCGPS) Topaz has been handed over to Seychelles Coast Guard Commander Colonel Simone A Dine after it completed an 11-month refit. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT MERET launches new ballistic armoured protection backpacks http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsmeret-launches-new-ballistic-armoured-protection-backpacks-5748841 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsmeret-launches-new-ballistic-armoured-protection-backpacks-5748841 MERET, a US-based producer of professional response bags and equipment for fire, police, and the military, has expanded its product range with the launch of a new line of ballistic armoured protection backpacks. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Saab wins contract to deliver CBRN equipment to Interpol http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssaab-wins-contract-to-deliver-cbrn-equipment-to-interpol-5748828 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssaab-wins-contract-to-deliver-cbrn-equipment-to-interpol-5748828 Saab has secured a contract to deliver chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) equipment to Interpol to combat bioterrorism. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Glagio do Brasil uses Honeywell's Gold Shield materials to produce ballistic protective vests http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsglagio-do-brasil-uses-honeywells-gold-shield-materials-to-produce-ballistic-protective-vests-5740067 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsglagio-do-brasil-uses-honeywells-gold-shield-materials-to-produce-ballistic-protective-vests-5740067 Glagio do Brasil is using Honeywell's Gold Shield ballistic composite materials to develop ballistic protective vests for Brazil's second largest police force. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT USCG to test polar icebreaker models at Canada's National Research Council http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-to-test-polar-icebreaker-models-at-canadas-nrc-5739440 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsuscg-to-test-polar-icebreaker-models-at-canadas-nrc-5739440 The US Coast Guard (USCG) is to test and validate potential heavy polar icebreaker design models at Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) in St John’s, Newfoundland. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Electronic Technology Associates, Cyberbit to open new cybersecurity training centre in US http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newseta-and-cyberbit-to-open-new-cybersecurity-training-centre-in-us-5738366 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newseta-and-cyberbit-to-open-new-cybersecurity-training-centre-in-us-5738366 Electronic Technology Associates (ETA) and Cyberbit have announced plans to open a new cybersecurity training and simulation centre in Baltimore Maryland, the US, in April this year. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT