HID Biometrics

Combining PIV cards and biometrics enhances Airport Security

By Bill Spence, VP Sales, Biometrics, HID Global Municipal airports can be a security challenge.  There are requirements both inside the terminal and out on the tarmac, spanning thousands of employees.    One...
NAV CANADA

NAV CANADA applauds Intl agreement towards global tracking and air traffic surveillance

NAV CANADA commends the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for its decision to adopt a primary allocation of the 1090MHz frequency band for the reception by satellite of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)...
erickson

Erickson selected to support USAFRICOM in 3 year, $6.5M contract

Portland, OR, November 12 - Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a three year, $6.5M Blanket Purchase Agreement by...
Norway

Norway’s first F-35 sortie, jets arrive on air force’s birthday

Luke AFB, AZ, November 11 - The first two Norwegian F-35s arrived today at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Shortly after, a Norwegian pilot flew the F-35 Lightning II for the...
Sentera

FAA grants Sentera 333 exemption for commercial UAV use

Minneapolis, November 10 - Sentera, LLC, a designer of sensors, software, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), today announced it has been granted a Section 333 exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration...
implant

Implant Sciences’ Robert Liscouski featured on CNN & BBC regarding Russian airline incident

Wilmington, MA, November 10 - Implant Sciences Corporation, a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, announced that the company's President, Robert...
aircraft

US Army turns to Raytheon to support aircraft for foreign nations

McKinney, TX, November 9 - The U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded Raytheon Company an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide communications systems, support and training for aircraft made available to...
Aviation

DHS Johnson statement on aviation security following Russian plane crash

Washington, DC, November 6 - ‘While the facts and circumstances surrounding the tragic October 31 crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 on the Sinai Peninsula are still under investigation, Transportation Security Administrator...
Raytheon

World’s busiest airport rolls out new Raytheon air traffic control system

Tewksbury, MA, November 4 -- The Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility in Atlanta's Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is now operating exclusively with automation technology from Raytheon Company. Raytheon is providing...