“To secure our borders and make America safer, Congress must act to close these legal loopholes that have created incentives for illegal immigrants and are being exploited by dangerous transnational criminal organizations like MS-13,” said Tyler Q. Houlton, DHS Acting Press Secretary.

DHS Addresses January Border Apprehension Numbers

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Press Secretary Tyler Q. Houlton has released the following statement on U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) January Southwest Border Migration numbers: “DHS front-line personnel are...
Saab’s Swordfish Maritime Patrol Aircraft is a strategic, multi-role ISR system that redefines air power in the maritime domain.

Saab Swordfish to Redefine Maritime Patrol Aircraft (See in Action, Videos)

Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) is bringing a new level of operational confidence to the global MPA market. The winning combination of Bombardier’s Global 6000 ultra-long-range aircraft, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada’s...

Laredo Border Patrol Nabs Bank Robbery Subjects (Learn More, Video)

On February 6, 2018, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested six subjects following in a bank robbery in Laredo, Texas. Border Patrol agents were placed on high alert after receiving information from the...

King Stallion Competes in Germany’s New Heavy Lift Competition (Videos)

Sikorsky and Rheinmetall have entered into a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program. The Sikorsky STH team, with Sikorsky's breadth and depth of heavy lift...
Female genital mutilation/cutting is a federal crime. Anyone who has information about an individual who is suspected of assisting in this crime is urged to call the toll-free ICE tip line at (866) 347-2423 or complete the ICE online tip form or the FBI online tip form. Any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the U.S. (Image courtesy of ICE and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Help ICE & FBI Fight to Protect Girls & Women from Mutilation (Multi-Video)

Today and everyday, members of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) partners and citizens everywhere to demand the eradication of female genital...
Judge Rolando Olvera

Former Fort Hood, TX, Soldier Pleads Guilty to Alien Smuggling

Victoriano Zamora-Jasso, aka “Tata,” 51, a solider based in Fort Hood, Texas, pleaded guilty Jan. 29 for his role in a conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens, and illegally re-entering...

TX Man Sentenced for Hostage-Taking Kidnapping Plot Arrested

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers, working with FBI special agents and U.S. Marshals (USMS) at Colombia-Solidarity Bridge today took custody of Luis Gerardo Betancourt,...
S-70 Black Hawk helicopter armed with four forward-firing guns, rocket pod and laser-guided missiles (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin). Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company.

Sikorsky Qualifies Weapons System for S-70M / S-70i Black Hawks

Sikorsky has completed qualification to military standards of a comprehensive weapons system for S-70M / S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters. Fully integrated with the aircraft's existing avionics, the system allows either pilot to...
The Coast Guard "Maritime 911 system" provides invaluable search-and-rescue support to maritime shipping and recreational boaters.

Rescue 21 Surpasses 100,000 Search and Rescue Missions (Multi-Video)

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has conducted approximately 100,000 search-and-rescue (SAR) operations since 2006 with support from the Rescue 21 Coastal system built by General Dynamics Mission Systems. Rescue 21 is the...
Increasing geopolitical tensions in maritime zones worldwide and in the Asia-Pacific regions have created a strategic impetus to consider new surveillance platforms for identifying real and perceived threats as they become imminent. Now, more than ever, persistent situational awareness is critical.

TCOM to Showcase Cost-Efficient Maritime Persistent Surveil (Video)

TCOM, a global leader for innovative, cost-effective Airborne Persistent Surveillance Solutions, and a 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, is participating in the 2018 Singapore Airshow where it will showcase superior persistent...