San Diego Fire-Rescue Senior Pilot Chris Hartnell (left) and Chief Chuck Macfarland accepted the department’s first S-70 Black Hawk helicopter June 27 from Sikorsky, just six months after contract award. The aircraft will be painted in San Diego Fire-Rescue livery before being put into aerial firefighting action later this year.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Receives S-70 for Aerial Firefighting (Multi-Video)

Sikorsky has delivered an S-70 Black Hawk helicopter to the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. When modified by a third party as a FIREHAWK®helicopter with a 1,000-gallon belly tank, retractable snorkel, extended landing...
Midence Oqueli Martinez Turcios

DEA Probe Leads to 2nd Congressman charged in Drug Trafficking & Weapons

DEA and the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office have announced that charges have been filed in New York federal court against Honduran congressman Midence Oqueli Martinez Turcios and, in a separate indictment,...
Littoral Combat Ship 13 (USS Wichita) Ship slated for delivery to U.S. Navy this year

USS Wichita (LCS 13) Completes Acceptance Trials (See in Action)

The U.S. Navy’s ability to operate anywhere, anytime is essential. The  Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship is a resilient flexible warship, designed from the keel up to affordably take on new capabilities – from the...
Since neutrons penetrate material and travel distances greater than any other form of radiation, the FLIR identiFINDER R200 with neutron capability is an important early warning system for the detection of malicious material and an additional safety feature for responders.

FLIR Spectroscopic Personal RAD Detector Adds Neutron Capability

FLIR, a Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, has announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R200-GN spectroscopic personal radiation detector (SPRD), the latest addition to its industry-leading identiFINDER R200-Series handheld radiation security...
A SHARKTECH-equipped 38 Defiant autonomous vessel testing near Metal Shark’s Jeanerette, Louisiana headquarters in preparation for its public debut at MACC 2018.

Metal Shark & ASV Global Introduce SHARKTECH Autonomous Vessels

Metal Shark, a Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder has joined forces with autonomous vessel technology developer ASV Global to introduce “Sharktech” Autonomous Vessels. Metal Shark is now offering Sharktech autonomous technology on its entire portfolio...
The flight tests by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and DARPA demonstrated interoperability between a ground station, flying test bed, a C-12 and flight test aircraft, and proved the ability to transmit data between those systems using STITCHES, a novel integration technology.

Lockheed & DARPA Demo Connected Warfighter Network Technologies

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) recently performed a series of flight tests demonstrating how a system of systems (SoS) approach enables seamless – and rapid...
Over the past 10 years, the RAF has operated GA-ASI’s MQ-9 Reaper® RPA in support of the NATO and Coalition operations. The RAF is celebrating its 100-year anniversary (RAF100), so GA-ASI seized the opportunity to fly the newest MQ-9 version, MQ-9B to RIAT. The RAF configuration of MQ-9B will be called PROTECTOR RG Mk1.

GA-ASI SkyGuardian Completes First Trans-Atlantic Flight (Multi-Video)

At 6:51 p.m. (GMT+1) on Wednesday, a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) produced by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) made history as it landed at the Royal Air...
The risks of crossing the Rio Grande and desert terrain, or hiding in stash houses or tractor trailers, are high for adults and even more deeply concerning for children. (Courtesy of YouTube)

HHS/DHS Completes Reunification for Eligible Children Under 5

Under order of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Homeland Security (DHS), and Justice (DOJ) have been reunifying alien...
Airbus Helicopters is delivering U.S. built aircraft to agencies faster than one per month

Airbus H125 North America Leading Law Enforce Helicopter (See Videos)

Airbus Helicopters will be exhibiting its role as the North American market leader for new law enforcement helicopters at the Airborne Public Safety Association Conference (APSCON) Expo July 11-13, at the...
The American Border Patrol (ABP) recently demonstrated SEIDARM Counter-UAS Border Technology for U.S. Senate Candidates

US Not Prepared for Growing Border Drone Threats (Learn More, Videos)

American Border Patrol (ABP) demonstrated an electronic border security system for U.S. Senate candidates on Saturday, July 7th, at the American Border Patrol Test Range in Hereford, Arizona, which is on the Arizona/Mexico border. The American Border Patrol is...