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2010-01-11 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences and Battelle are pleased to announce they have teamed to pursue a possible procurement opportunity with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) relating to Trans-Shipment and Direct-to-Rail Radiation Detection Equipment and Operations to further develop Decision Sciences' Multi-Mode Passive Detection System, MMPDS(TM), into an operational and deployable system. Building on pioneering work by...

2010-01-08 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), opened a enterprise data center in Westminster, Colo., to serve as the Technology Operations and Maintenance Infrastructure Support (TOMIS) program's IT operations center on behalf of General Dynamics' customer, the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). General Dynamics was awarded the TOMIS program contract in...

2009-12-26 13:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I am grateful to the passengers and crew aboard Northwest Flight 253 who reacted quickly and heroically to an incident that could have had tragic results. The Department of Homeland Security immediately put additional screening measures into place -- for all domestic and international flights -- to ensure the continued safety of the traveling public. We are also working closely with federal, state and local law enforcement on additional...

2009-12-22 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has appointed Dr. Charles R. Gallaway, former Acting Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as Vice President to support initiatives in CACI's national security strategies. Dr. Gallaway joins CACI after leading a wide variety of programs to develop, deploy, and enhance global detection capabilities with the DHS. In his new...

2009-12-15 10:54:00

MIAMI, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Florida AFL-CIO President Fred Frost and representatives of area AFL-CIO affiliates -- including American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1542, American Postal Workers Union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Longshoremen's Association Local 1922, and UNITE HERE -- will show their support for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) by signing a statement of solidarity at an event December 16 at...

2009-12-14 16:52:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida state Representative Bill Heller, Tampa Councilwoman Gwen Miller, various community leaders and activists, and labor union representatives will show their support for Transportation Security Administration Officers (TSOs) by signing a statement of solidarity at an event December 16 at Tampa International Airport. The statements are being signed in conjunction with AFGE and the AFL-CIO's National TSO Solidarity Week, with events being...

2009-12-14 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is proud to present the 2009 North American Customer Value Enhancement of the Year Award to InfoZen in the area of homeland security information fusion and mission support. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Homeland security is a very challenging market for service providers. From an end-user standpoint, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has dynamic requirements that need to adapt to...

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2009-12-01 07:40:00

Homeland security's levee PLUGS pass a second test >>>>>It's a mean old levee, cause me to weep and moan>>>>>It's a mean old levee, cause me to weep and moan>>>>>Gonna leave my baby, and my happy home The lyrics to the 1929 blues classic "When the Levee Breaks" (the original recording can be found on the web) refer to the cataclysmic flood that began when heavy rains pounded the central basin of the Mississippi River in summer 1926. Swollen to...

2009-11-23 16:29:00

MOBILE, Ala., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jacques Monsieur, a Belgian national and resident of France suspected of international arms dealing for decades, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama to conspiracy to illegally export F-5 fighter jet engines and parts from the Untied States to Iran. The guilty plea was announced by Eugene A. Seidel, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama; David Kris, Assistant Attorney General...

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2009-10-31 08:45:00

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano cut the ribbon Friday on a high-security, state-of-the-art unified command center that will coordinate the nation's cybersecurity efforts. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), located in an Arlington, Virginia, will "address threats and incidents affecting the nation's critical information technology and cyber infrastructure," the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said. The facility will serve as the...


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