John P. McQuade, former Assistant Special Agent in Charge, New York Field Office, U.S. Secret Service, has been named Regional Director of Business Development for 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Homeland Security Award Winner, Global Elite Group

McQuade Joins Award Winning Global Elite Group Team (Multi-Video)

Global Elite Group, a leading provider of aviation and business security services, and the 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Airport/Aviation Security Solution, has named John P. McQuade as Regional Director of Business Development. John will be performing...
Officials from the Port of Entry People Screening Program (POE-PS) have revealed more details about how biometrics are being used in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) entry/exit operations at airports.

CBP Deploying More Biometrics in Airports (Learn More, Multi-Video)

World events over the last decade, and even within this last year, have shown that airports are an attractive target to terrorists. At the same time, the number of international air...

NextGen in the NEC to Have Positive Ripple Effect (Learn More, Videos)

Improvements in a congested region of US airspace will have a positive ripple effect says Teri Bristol, Chief operating officer of the Federal Aviation Administration's Air Traffic organization. As Chief Operating Officer...
ICE HSI released a memo detailing what it believes to be DJI’s main targets

Homeland Security Claims DJI Drones are Spying for Chinese Gov’t (Video)

By Mallory Locklear, engadget A memo from the Los Angeles office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau (ICE) has been making the rounds and it states some pretty bold claims about drone-maker DJI. The...
Image Depicts Quadcopter Wing Impact (Courtesy of ASSURE)

Drone to Aircraft Collision Structural Damage Study Results In (Video)

A research team from the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) has released a report that concludes that drones that collide with large manned aircraft can cause more structural...
Canada’s Combat Ship Team’s approach to the CSC project exclusively parallels the Canadian Government’s Defence Policy, which is the foundation for the offering: Strong, Secure and Engaged.

Canada’s Combat Ship Team Delivers CSC Proposal (Learn More, Videos)

Two days prior to the official procurement closure date, Lockheed Martin Canada has delivered the proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program signifying that the acquisition has moved to the...
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope sits inside Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston after having completed its cryogenic testing on Nov. 18, 2017. This marked the telescope’s final cryogenic testing, and it ensured the observatory is ready for the frigid, airless environment of space. (Courtesy of NASA's Chris Gunn)

Harris Testing for James Webb Space Telescope Complete (Multi-Video)

Harris Corporation has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing with partner NASA’s Johnson Space Center, for the James Webb Space Telescope, which validates its ability to operate in the frigid, airless environment of...
Raytheon's VIIRS View app provides a glimpse into the type of data meteorologists use every day to track emerging weather patterns on Earth. (Image courtesy of Raytheon)

NOAA JPSS-1 Launch Key to Improve Weather Forecasting (Multi-Video)

Early on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 18, NASA successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with...

Sikorsky Nails Combat Rescue Helicopter Training CDR (Multi-Video)

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Program Training Systems Critical Design Review (CDR). This event prepares the CRH program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter's...
FAA “Call to Action” with the commercial hot-air balloon industry, the Balloon Federation of America (BFA) has developed an “Envelope of Safety” accreditation program for balloon ride operations following the deadliest balloon crash in US history which resulted in 16 deaths.

New Comm Hot-Air Balloon Safety Program Following Tragedy (Videos)

After a July 2016 balloon accident in Lockhart, TX that caused 16 fatalities, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took proactive steps to increase the safety of hot-air balloon tourism. As the result of a...