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Sagetech Transponder Enables ADS-B for NASA Detect-and-Avoid

Sagetech, once again paves the way for transponder and ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast) equipage on small to medium UAVs (Unmanned Air Vehicles) by providing its MXS transponder to NASA for DAA...

FBI Raising Awareness: Sexual Assault on Aircraft (Multi-Video)

By the FBI April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the FBI is taking that opportunity to alert the public about a serious federal crime that is on the rise: sexual assault...
It cannot be stolen, lost nor forgotten. You hold the safest key. YOU. Bio-IDiom, NEC biometric authentication, enables instant authentication using face, fingerprint, voice and more to identify you. From public safety, citizen services to retail, theme parks, and more, it has unlimited possible applications in our daily lives. It is being used in more than 700 systems in over 70 countries and regions around the world. A secure digital society for everyone. This can only be achieved with highly accurate authentication technology. No one can replace you, You hold the key to proving your identity. Everyone is a key.

NEC Iris Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing

NEC Corporation, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Biometric Recognition System, has announced that its iris recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy evaluation in the recent...
Under the Limited Interim Missile Warning System contract, the BAE Systems’s 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2C-AWS) will provide aircraft with missile warning and hostile fire protection to improve survivability and mission effectiveness in contested environments. (Courtesy of BAE Systems)

BAE Systems to Develop Aircraft Missile Warning System (Learn More)

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army worth up to $97.9 million to develop a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) next-generation missile warning system for aircraft that will...
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...