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WW II ‘Navy SEALs’ Suffered 52% Casualties at D-Day’s Omaha Beach

October 26, 2019 – In Breaking News – National Interest The beach obstacles to the D-Day landing in Normandy were formidable: gigantic concrete tetrahedra, hut-shaped wooden embankments, submerged log or concrete pilings and bristly steel “hedgehogs.” And...
The AeroVironment Puma 3 AE is a fully man-portable UAS is easy to transport, deploy and operate, and can be launched from anywhere, at any time, requiring no additional infrastructure, such as runways or launch devices. (Courtesy of AeroVironment)

AeroVironment Receives $5.25M Contract for US Border Patrol

AeroVironment has received a $5,254,912 firm fixed-price contract award for PumaTM 3 AE systems and support equipment on August 8, 2019 for the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), which has been nominated in the...
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Coast Guard Seeks Assist, Hoax Maydays Endanger Lives

The United States Coast Guard and local rescue crews responded to a report that a small boat, carrying a man and three children, had capsized off the coast of Maine on...

US Army Receives Real-Time Video Distribution Tech for WASP Aerostats

Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a developer of specialized, tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers, recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a...

$22M in Cocaine Located by CBP AMO, Seized by Intl Partners

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker crew assigned to the National Air Security Operations Center-Jacksonville, was conducting maritime patrols southeast of Panama, when...
Evolv Express™, powered by the Evolv Cortex AI Software Platform, delivers the frictionless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time.

Evolv Technology Returns to Compete in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Evolv Technology, a leader in free-flow smart threat detection, and a recognized Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce that Evolv Express™, has been nominated...
U.S. Department of Defense Contract Solidifies TCOM, LP's Position as the Global Leader in Aerostat

TCOM, LP Wins DoD $979M Tethered Aerostat Support Contract for Army

TCOM L.P., the Platinum Award Winner in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Long Range Persistent Surveillance Solution and Best Maritime/Seaport Security Solution, and a competitor in the...
If genuine, the seized rings would havehad an estimated manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP)of $560,000. (Courtesy of CBP)

LAX CBP Seizes $560K in Fake NBA Championship Rings (Multi-Video)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to Cargo Operations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), in coordination with import specialists assigned to the Consumer Products and Mass Merchandising Center...
The Smiths Detection ScanVan 100100 PRO is a vehicle mounted X-ray inspection designed to enhance security operations by allowing organizations to deploy a temporary checkpoint in less than 5 minutes.

Smiths Detection a New Competitor in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (See in Action)

Smiths Detection, a global authority on the application, management and manufacture of world class detection and screening technology for the aviation, ports and borders, urban security and defense end use markets,...
The lead investigator, National Transportation and Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy, probing the Conception boat fire disaster expressed concerns about the ability of passengers to escape in an emergency after she and her team toured a similar vessel in Santa Barbara Harbor on Wednesday. Homendy she was “taken aback” by the size of the emergency hatch when she toured the Vision — an 80-foot sister vessel to the Conception. (Courtesy of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

CA Boat Fire: Early Investigation Suggest Serious Safety Lapses

September 5, 2019 – In Breaking News – Los Angeles Times A preliminary investigation into the Conception boat fire has suggested serious safety deficiencies aboard the vessel, including the lack of a...