An F/A-18 taking off of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

Boeing Awarded $427 Million DLA Contract (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded Boeing Global Services a five-year $427 million sole-source contract to provide and manage consumable material for F/A-18 depot maintenance with the option for five additional years. This...
The expanding threat of mass casualty events is top priority for security and counterterrorism leaders. Soft targets ranging from stadiums to theme parks, concert venues to casinos, and transportation centers to government facilities have an immediate need for a new security solution. Featuring highly effective ferromagnetic detection (FMDS) technology, Proscreen 900 has been designed to explicitly focus on screening for large, mass casualty threats in perimeter locations. Proscreen 900 screens head-to-toe with high throughput efficiency.

Metrasens Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Second Consecutive Year

Metrasens, a leading provider of advanced magnetic detection technologies and the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program  for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution, has been honored as a winner of...
Since 2002, Global Elite Group has been working diligently in the airport setting to ensure the smooth deployment of new regulations while delivering a superior security product to airlines and airways. Aviation partners rely on Global Elite Group to meet the demand of addressing aviation security in a changing world by anticipating emerging threats, researching trends and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Global Elite Aviation Security in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Global Elite Group, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program  for Best Airport/Aviation Security Solution, is delighted to announce that the company’s Aviation Security & Management Program has been nominated to compete...
This is Tammie Jo Shults from the early 1990s. As one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. military, Tammie Jo Shults, is no stranger to displaying 'nerves of steel." Cool, calm and deliberate, Shults brought her twin-engine Boeing 737 in for an emergency landing after the Southwest jet apparently blew an engine on a flight Tuesday from New York's LaGuardia airport to Dallas. Then she walked the aisles to check on each passenger personally, according to WPVI-TV. (Courtesy of Linda-Maloney, author of ‘Military Fly Moms’)

Southwest Emerg Landing Pilot a Pioneer with ‘Nerves of Steel’

By Doug Stranglin, USA TODAY As one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. military, Tammie Jo Shults, is no stranger to displaying 'nerves of steel." Cool, calm and deliberate, Shults...
The engine of a Southwest Airlines plane after an emergency landing at the Philadelphia airport, April 17, 2018. (Image courtesy of Joe Marcus, Twitter)

1 Dead, Southwest Engine Explodes, Forcing Emerg Landing (Multi-Video)

By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Brian Todd, CNN Passengers aboard a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday heard an explosion before seeing oxygen masks drop from the ceiling and a woman sucked toward...
In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to ease screening process, to enhance domestic security measures to better focus on threats.

TSA Strengthens Carry-On Screening at All US Federal Airports (Videos)

With the summer travel season fast approaching, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage as part of a greater effort to raise the...
AirForce Pilot VigilOX

VigilOX Pilot Breathing Sensors Fly on F-18 & T-45 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Cobham's VigilOX™ pilot breathing sensor system recently flew three test flights on U.S. Navy F-18 and T-45 aircraft, as acknowledged by Rear Admiral Sara Joyner during the House Armed Services Committee Hearing...
The HC-130J is the only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform in the Air Force and Air National Guard inventory and supports missions in all-weather and geographic environments, including reaching austere locations. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin by Thinh Nguyen)

CA Air National Guard Receives HC-130J Combat King II (See in Action)

Lockheed Martin fulfilled delivery of the first HC-130J Combat King II combat search and rescue tanker to the California Air National Guard on April 5th. This HC-130J will be operated by the 129th Rescue...
Predator B RPA

GA-ASI Predator-Series Aircraft Pass 5M Flight Hour Mark (See in Action)

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI), has announced that its Predator®-series family of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), which includes the Predator, Predator B, Gray Eagle, and Avenger® lines, has achieved a historic industry...
Aspire 400 Satellite Communications System SwiftBroadband Capabilities for Cockpit and Cabin

Honeywell Launches Aspire 400 for Inflight Connectivity (Multi-Video)

Honeywell's newest satellite communications system, the Aspire 400, which provides aircraft flight crews and passengers with access to worldwide voice and data connectivity and provides pilots with critical cockpit safety services. The compact...