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 Government of Saskatchewan procures fifth Viking CL-215T from Cascade Aerospace http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsgovernment-of-saskatchewan-procures-fifth-cl-215t-from-cascade-aerospace-5846095 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsgovernment-of-saskatchewan-procures-fifth-cl-215t-from-cascade-aerospace-5846095 Cascade Aerospace has delivered its fifth Viking CL-215T Airtanker to Ministry of Environment of Saskatchewan in Canada. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Elbit Systems unveils new surveillance solution for homeland, defence needs http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-unveils-new-surveillance-solution-for-homeland-defence-needs-5848365 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-unveils-new-surveillance-solution-for-homeland-defence-needs-5848365 Israel-based defence electronics company Elbit Systems has launched SkEye WAPS, a new airborne wide-area persistent surveillance solution for homeland and defence missions. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leonardo and NCI Agency agree to share cyber security information http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-and-nci-agency-agree-to-share-cyber-security-information-5841891 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-and-nci-agency-agree-to-share-cyber-security-information-5841891 Leonardo and Nato Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) have signed a cyber security information sharing agreement to improve situational awareness and protection of their networks and systems. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ABB to extend operational life of ten Canadian Coast Guard ships by 20 years http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-extend-operational-life-of-ten-canadian-coast-guard-ships-by-20-years-5840557 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-extend-operational-life-of-ten-canadian-coast-guard-ships-by-20-years-5840557 Swedish-Swiss technology company ABB is to modernise Canadian Coast Guard ships in order to extend the vessels’ operational life by another 20 years. Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Coast Guard places order for 15 response boats-small IIs http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-coast-guard-places-delivery-order-for-15-additional-response-boats-small-iis-5837528 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-coast-guard-places-delivery-order-for-15-additional-response-boats-small-iis-5837528 The US Coast Guard (USCG) has placed an order with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats of Jeanerette, Louisiana, for delivery of 15 response boats-small II (RB-S IIs) and associated equipment. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Brodosplit launches new patrol vessel prototype for Croatian Coast Guard http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsbrodosplit-launches-new-patrol-vessel-prototype-for-croatian-coast-guard-5843083 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsbrodosplit-launches-new-patrol-vessel-prototype-for-croatian-coast-guard-5843083 Croatian shipyard Brodosplit has launched a new inshore patrol vessel prototype for the Croatian Coast Guard. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ECA demonstrates robotic system’s capabilities against intrusion threats http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newseca-demonstrates-robotic-systems-capabilities-against-intrusion-threats-5843098 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newseca-demonstrates-robotic-systems-capabilities-against-intrusion-threats-5843098 ECA Group has successfully demonstrated the capabilities of its robotic system that is designed to protect port and coastal areas from intrusion threats. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vietnam Coast Guard receives high endurance cutter from US http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsvietnam-coast-guard-receives-high-endurance-cutter-from-us-5830368 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsvietnam-coast-guard-receives-high-endurance-cutter-from-us-5830368 Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) has received a high endurance cutter from the US Coast Guard, under the Excess Defense Articles (EDA) programme. Wed, 31 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Western Australia Police trains RAN personnel http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newswestern-australia-police-trains-ran-personnel-5827889 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newswestern-australia-police-trains-ran-personnel-5827889 The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and Western Australia Police have trained together at HMAS Stirling, the largest base in the RAN. Mon, 29 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Somali Security Forces receive four patrol vessels http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssomali-security-forces-receive-four-patrol-vessels-5827876 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newssomali-security-forces-receive-four-patrol-vessels-5827876 The Somali Security Forces have taken delivery of four vessels, which will be used to patrol the the country’s ports and coastline. Sun, 28 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Northrop to install Crossmatch L Scan 1000 palm scanners across UK http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-to-install-crossmatch-l-scan-1000-palm-scanners-across-uk-5825369 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-to-install-crossmatch-l-scan-1000-palm-scanners-across-uk-5825369 Northrop Grumman has selected Crossmatch Livescan devices to upgrade the existing criminal booking solution for the UK Home Office Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability programme (FABrIC). Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vietnam Coast Guard receives six patrol boats from US http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsvietnam-coast-guard-receives-six-patrol-boats-from-us-5822533 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsvietnam-coast-guard-receives-six-patrol-boats-from-us-5822533 The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) has taken delivery of six Metal Shark patrol boats from the US, a move that expands security cooperation between the countries. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Norwegian Coastal Administration to receive new multipurpose vessel from Rolls-Royce http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-coastal-administration-to-receive-new-multipurpose-vessel-from-rolls-royce-5821199 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-coastal-administration-to-receive-new-multipurpose-vessel-from-rolls-royce-5821199 The Norwegian Coastal Administration is set to take delivery of a new multipurpose vessel from Rolls-Royce. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT IAP Worldwide to support Indiana National Guard's cyber mission http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsiap-worldwide-to-support-indiana-national-guards-cyber-mission-5816593 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsiap-worldwide-to-support-indiana-national-guards-cyber-mission-5816593 IAP Worldwide Services has been contracted to provide systems development and integration of technology in support of the Indiana National Guard's cyber mission. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT EDA launches first cyber defence pooling and sharing project http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newseda-launches-first-cyber-defence-pooling-and-sharing-project-5815299 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newseda-launches-first-cyber-defence-pooling-and-sharing-project-5815299 The European Defence Agency (EDA) has launched its first cyber defence pooling and sharing project, as part of a project arrangement signed by 11 Member States. Mon, 15 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US DHS plans ban on electronic devices onboard aircraft from Europe http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-considers-banning-electronic-devices-onboard-aircraft-from-europe-5814240 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-considers-banning-electronic-devices-onboard-aircraft-from-europe-5814240 The Department of Homeland Security is contemplating to impose a ban that will restrict passengers from carrying laptops and other large electronic devices in their cabin luggage on flights from Europe to the US. Sun, 14 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US delivers 1,000 machine guns to LAF to improve border security http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-offers-additional-border-security-to-laf-with-1000-machine-guns-5812417 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsus-offers-additional-border-security-to-laf-with-1000-machine-guns-5812417 The US Government has provided more than 1,000 machine guns to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) to support the LAF’s efforts in enhancing border security. Thu, 11 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Jersey, Virginia Sheriff's offices use Indago UAS in first response missions http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnew-jersey-virginia-sheriffs-offices-use-indago-uas-in-first-response-missions-5812212 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsnew-jersey-virginia-sheriffs-offices-use-indago-uas-in-first-response-missions-5812212 The Sheriff's offices in New Jersey and Virginia have started using Lockheed Martin's Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS). Wed, 10 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Insitu's ScanEagle assists USCG's Stratton national security cutter http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsinsitus-scaneagle-assists-uscgs-stratton-national-security-cutter-5812242 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsinsitus-scaneagle-assists-uscgs-stratton-national-security-cutter-5812242 Insitu's ScanEagle unmanned air vehicle has assisted the US Coast Guard's (USCG) national security cutter, Stratton, during a latest deployment in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Tue, 09 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT OSI Systems receives $23m contract from US Department of Defense http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsosi-systems-receives-23m-contract-from-us-department-of-defense-5826970 http://www.homelandsecurity-technology.com/news/newsosi-systems-receives-23m-contract-from-us-department-of-defense-5826970 OSI Systems’ security division has been awarded a two-year extension of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract from the US Department of Defense. Tue, 02 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT