Pat-down procedures are used by TSA screeners to determine if prohibited items or other threats to transportation security are concealed on the person, however, in the post-COVID aviation environment, airports and airlines are embracing “contactless” travel procedures, including airport temperature checks and self-service biometrics.

Why is TSA Doing Pat Downs at U.S. Aviation Checkpoints During COVID?

By Mitchell Brown, former U.S. TSA Federal Security Director After months in which most Americans simply stopped flying due to COVID-19, there are encouraging signs that US air travel is recovering. Americans are...
Available in 30cm (12in) or 46cm (18in), the lightweight, small-footprint terminals couple high transmit and receive performance and reliability, enabling a wide range of communication opportunities for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), military mission aircraft, rotary-wing platforms and business jets.

COMSAT Expands Hardware Footprint with Orbit Multi-Purpose Terminals

COMSAT, a global satellite connectivity solutions provider is further expanding its international terminal, hardware and service footprint following with a new distribution agreement with global provider of airborne and maritime satellite...
System Operators Being Trained on Liteye’s Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Systems

Liteye Unveils New SIGNUM Threat Detection & Targeting System

Liteye Systems, a world leader in Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS), and a Double Platinum Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has formed a new Field Operations division to provide...
Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Joseph Rivera, a search and rescue swimmer looking out of a US Navy MH-60 Seahawk, helped conduct the search and rescue relief operations. (Courtesy of 15th MEU by Lance Cpl. Mackenzie Binion and Twitter)

Missing Marines, Sailor Presumed Dead: Search Ends (Multi-Video)

After an extensive 40-hour search the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) I Marine Expeditionary force, and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) have concluded their search and rescue operation for...
Orolia’s Government Systems business, has been selected by Raytheon Missiles & Defense to support the US Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) radar program with its low SWaP (Size, Weight and Power), rugged time and frequency system.

Raytheon Selects Orolia to Support US Missile Defense System (See Video)

Orolia, a world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT), and Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been chosen by Raytheon Missiles &...
Carl Press, a Principal at Thoma Bravo.

Thoma Bravo Completes Strategic Growth Investment in Exostar

Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on software and technology-enabled services, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Exostar, a leader in trusted, secure business collaboration. Exostar’s unique...
With its ability to carry and deliver multiple payloads up to 4.4 lbs, an open architecture, and one of the fastest, most powerful embedded artificial intelligence (AI) computing devices available on a sUAS, the SkyRaider is redefining what’s possible with a man-packable UAS.

FLIR Wins $10M USMC Contract for SkyRaider Unmanned Aerial Systems

FLIR Systems, a Platinum Award Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Four Consecutive Years, has been awarded a $10 million contract to deliver dozens of its SkyRaider™ Unmanned Aerial...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winner Orolia, Delivers its First Low SWaP-C Miniaturized Rubidium Oscillator. Ultra-Portable High Precision & Performance Atomic Frequency Source

Orolia Unveils Spectratime mRO-50 and Launches Global Partnership

Orolia, a Multiple Award Winner for Three Consecutive 'ASTORS' Homeland Secuity Awards Programs, has introduced a breakthrough low SWaP-C (Size, Weight, Power and Cost), Miniaturized Rubidium Oscillator, the Spectratime mRO-50, to meet...

Radar-Based Autonomous Interceptor to Track and Stop Dangerous Drones

Drone sales have exploded in the past few years, filling the air with millions of new aircraft. Simple modifications to these drones by criminals and terrorists have left people, privacy and...
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Liteye Anti-UAV Systems Promote Stability in Defense Industrial Base

Liteye Systems, a Double Platinum Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, will deliver $3M in hardware for the U.S. Government's urgent requirements during this unprecedented time dealing with...