Monday Security Industry

From my security industry beat. Click on headlines to read stories I filed under the UPI byline.

SUFFOLK, Va., Aug. 10 (UPI) — U.S. company Lockheed Martin says its new smart-phone applications could add enhanced situational awareness to soldiers in the field.

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The British Ministry of Defense has awarded BAE Systems a long-term torpedo contract designed to improve efficiencies and save money.

HOUSTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is conducting tests at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on screening systems designed to protect privacy.

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 10 (UPI) — The U.S. Homeland Security Department has selected SRA International Inc. to compete for task orders supporting emergency preparedness programs.

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 10 (UPI) — United Arab Emirates-based International Golden Group has signed a deal to distribute Seer Technology Inc.’s chemical recognition and navigation technologies.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10 (UPI) — U.S. company PepperBall Technologies Inc. announced the launch of its new pepper powder gun technology designed to support non-lethal protection requirements.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced it has established standards for its new biometric-based flight crew identity program.

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 10 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has selected GTSI Corp. to compete as one of five awardees for task orders supporting automatic identification solutions.

BENNINGTON, Vt., Aug. 10 (UPI) — Plasan has received a follow-on subcontract to deliver additional armor kits for the U.S. Army’s mine resistant ambush protected All-Terrain Vehicle.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 10 (UPI) — A conference set to take place in the United Arab Emirates is expected to draw international defense experts to discuss armored vehicle technologies.

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