Wednesday Security Industry

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LAUREL, Md., Aug. 19 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has received a contract to provide a U.S. military medical facility consolidation effort with logistical support services.

RESTON, Va., Aug. 19 (UPI) — The U.S. State Department has contracted a Commonwealth Trading Partners team to support global border security and non-proliferation initiatives.

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 19 (UPI) — CACI International has appointed a former U.S. deputy secretary of defense to join its board of directors in a move to add new support for its federal arena.

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 19 (UPI) — iDirect Government Technologies says results from a recent U.S. military exercise the company supported successfully demonstrated its satellite systems.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 19 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy has contracted Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc. to conduct preclinical studies on an influenza antiviral therapy.

TUCSON, Aug. 19 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has contracted Applied Energetics Inc. to continue development of its Laser Guided Energy transformational weapon technologies.

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MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 18 (UPI) — The U.S. Marine Corps has contracted Alliant Techsystems to deliver vests that help relieve weight stress for soldiers during operations.

MANASSAS, Va., Aug. 18 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy has contracted Lockheed Martin to provide a submarine imaging technology with engineering support services.

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 18 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy has contracted microwave technology solutions developer Herley Industries Inc. for radio frequency modules support.

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 18 (UPI) — U.S. company Hughes Network Systems announced the launch of its next-generation satellite router technology for the defense and government markets.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy’s Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) dry cargo-ammunition ship has been launched by General Dynamics in San Diego.

HAIFA, Israel, Aug. 18 (UPI) — The Finnish Ministry of Defense has contracted Elbit Systems Ltd. to deliver radio and data transmission communication technologies.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 18 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has awarded a contract update to Harris Corp. to continue supporting the U.S. Army’s Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program.

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 18 (UPI) — British company BAE Systems announced the launch of its new first responder communication technology designed for multiple agency interoperability.

NEW HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 18 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has contracted Rome Research Corp. to support the Landstuhl, Germany-based Global Information Grid facility.

HORSHAM, Pa., Aug. 18 (UPI) — U.S. company Mace Security International Inc. announced plans to launch a new product line in a move to strengthen the company’s security portfolio.

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PITTSBURGH, Aug. 17 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy has contracted Converteam Inc. to provide the Zumwalt-class destroyer DDG-1000 program with long lead materials.

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 17 (UPI) — Hughes Network Systems and Ultra Electronics Tactical Communication Systems have partnered to demonstrate a communication with advanced connectivity.

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 17 (UPI) — The Polish navy has contracted Morphic Energy to deliver a fuel cell technology for integration into underwater crafts.

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 17 (UPI) — U.S. company Powerwave Technologies Inc. has unveiled its new compact mobile communication technology designed to support public safety authorities.

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Aug. 17 (UPI) — VSE Corp. has been selected to provide the Egyptian navy with engineering and training assistance for docked naval vessels and also vessels at sea.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 17 (UPI) — A conference scheduled to take place in the United Arab Emirates is expected to bring together security authorities to address ongoing piracy threats.

RA’ANANA, Israel, Aug. 17 (UPI) — Security authorities at the Port of Miami have selected Nice Systems to install its Internet Protocol-based video surveillance technology.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) — U.S. company Harris Corp. announced a recent successful demonstration of its next-generation improvised explosive disposal technology.

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 17 (UPI) — U.S. company Allied Defense Group has completed the sale of its NS Microwave unit to 3DRS International Inc. in a move to focus on its core business efforts.

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 17 (UPI) — U.S. company Imperium Inc. announced the release of its next-generation ultrasound imaging camera technology.

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MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 12 (UPI) — QinetiQ North America announced a joint project with Bobcat Co. to add robotic technologies to compact loaders to counter increasingly large roadside bombs.

SIGNAL HILL, Calif., Aug. 12 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has contracted Integrated Medical Systems Inc. to deliver its portable intensive care unit technologies.

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin authorities announced the appointment of a new chief executive at the company’s India-based operations.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 12 (UPI) — The U.S. Army’s recent selection of defense contractors for Automatic Identification Technology task orders includes four strategic partners of Motorola.

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 12 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has contracted Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group to support the Military Munitions Response Program.

MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 12 (UPI) — U.S. company Lockheed Martin has awarded a follow-on contract to Symetrics Industries to support A-10 aircraft with additional modem technologies.

SEAL BEACH, Calif., Aug. 12 (UPI) — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Diversified Technical Systems Inc. a grant to conduct air combat maneuver test data analysis services.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Northrop Grumman says its land-based MQ-8B Fire Scout aircraft system has marked a milestone following a recent demonstration in Arizona.

BINGEN, Wash., Aug. 12 (UPI) — Washington state-based Insitu says its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system has surpassed a milestone for its operational flight hours.

WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 12 (UPI) — U.S. company Textron Systems has combined two of its operating units in a move to address evolving U.S. defense and intelligence requirements.

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SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11 (UPI) — U.S. company Northrop Grumman’s development of its vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aircraft vehicle is progressing following successful tests.

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 11 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy has contracted iRobot Corp. to deliver its PackBot robot technologies to support Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians.

HAWTHORNE, Calif., Aug. 11 (UPI) — OSI Systems Inc. has been contracted to support the U.S. Defense Department’s armored vehicle program with its sub-assemblies technologies.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Northrop Grumman has been contracted to conduct a demonstration of its unmanned aircraft system to test and validate the technology for the U.S. Coast Guard.

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 11 (UPI) — Defense Photonics Group Inc. has been awarded two U.S. Defense Department contracts and announced it has made initial deliveries.

CROWN POINT, Ind., Aug. 11 (UPI) — 21st Century Systems Inc. has been awarded a contract extension to continue its support for an Indiana National Guard training installation.

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11 (UPI) — U.S. company SAM Medical Products announced the launch of its new gauze designed to control traumatic bleeding in emergency response combat situations.

RESTON, Va., Aug. 11 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has contracted Northrop Grumman to support the Defense Department and federal agencies with computer and engineering services.

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 11 (UPI) — British company BAE Systems announced a partnership with Vectronix Inc. to produce handheld laser target locators for military applications.

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Aug. 11 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has contracted AAI Corp. to integrate unmanned aircraft technologies with a tactical common data link to increase interoperability.

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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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MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Aug. 6 (UPI) — U.S. company KVH Industries Inc. has been contracted to support remote stabilized weapon systems with the integration of its fiber-optic technologies.

FARMINGDALE, N.J., Aug. 6 (UPI) — U.S. company Allied Security Innovations Inc. announced plans to add a tamper-evident seal technology in its offerings for the homeland security market.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 6 (UPI) — The Medium Extended Air Defense System program has achieved a milestone in preparation for system tests at the New Mexico-based White Sands Missile Range.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Northrop Grumman said its Bat system successfully executed a communications relay payload during a recent demonstration at a Navy facility in California.

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 6 (UPI) — The U.S. Marine Corps has contracted QinetiQ North America to develop controller technology capable of supporting unmanned vehicles and sensors used in combat.

CLEARFIELD, Utah, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Northrop Grumman announced it has delivered its rocket motor technology to the U.S. Air Force to support the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Germany-based defense equipment firm Centurio has signed an agreement to distribute biological weapons detection systems from Universal Detection Technology.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) — U.S. company Northrop Grumman announced it has achieved a milestone with its RQ-4 Global Hawk following the completion of 25,000 combat hours of operation.

EDGEWOOD, N.Y., Aug. 6 (UPI) — The U.S. Air Force has released a new order for CPI Aerostructures Inc. to deliver its spoilers and fairings technologies.

BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 6 (UPI) — Massachusetts-based American Science and Engineering Inc. announced the launch of its new drive-through threat detection technology.

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