Securiport Credited with Airport Interception of Dangerous Fugitive

Securiport's Integrated Immigration Control System (IICS), a 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has been credited with the detection and interception of a dangerous fugitive while attempting to embark on a plane at the Dakar...

L3 Acquires Explosive Trace Detection Company, Implant Sciences (Video)

L3 Technologies has completed its acquisition of the explosives trace detection (ETD) business of Implant Sciences Corporation (Implant), and it was funded with cash on hand. As previously announced, L3 entered into...

Canceled Flights, Lost Bags & Bump Rates Lowest in Decades, DOT

In 2016, the reporting carriers canceled 1.17 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, an improvement over the 1.5 percent cancellation rate in 2015 and the lowest in the 22 years with...

Federal Judge in HI Freezes President Trump’s New Travel Ban (Video)

By Maria Sacchetti, Kalani Takase and Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post A federal judge in Hawaii has frozen President Trump’s new executive order temporarily barring the issuance of new visas to citizens...

CBP Foils Bon Voyage for Man with Sexual Assault Warrant

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport detained a man who was wanted by the Denton County Sheriff’s Office in Denton, Texas, for felony sexual...

Leidos to Provide HAZMAT Services at Over 440 Airports

Leidos has been awarded a prime contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to continue to provide hazardous materials management and disposal services at more than 440 airport screening checkpoints. Under the contract,...

OSI Systems to Acquire Explosive Trace Detect Business from Smiths

OSI Systems, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the global explosive trace detection (ETD) business from Smiths Group plc for $75.5 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments as of the closing...

ShotFinder Acoustic Warning Sys Validated on Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Orbital ATK has completed testing and characterization of its ShotFinder Acoustic Hostile-Fire Indication System on a fixed-wing aircraft. The ShotFinder system, installed on a Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft configured for intelligence, surveillance...

CBP & NEC Test Facial Recognition at Dulles Int’l Airport (Multi-Video)

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has initiated a pilot test of NEC Corporation of America's, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) NeoFace® Express device and cloud-based NeoFace matching as key facial recognition components of...

Honeywell is Improving Safety with Self-Diagnosing Aircraft Sensors

Honeywell has introduced a new series of self-diagnosing sensors designed to improve the performance of aircraft systems and reduce maintenance costs associated with false readings. Honeywell, a leading provider of aerospace sensors...