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TerraHawk Joins Border Security Technology Consortium

Dallas, Texas-based TerraHawk has joined the newly formed Border Security Technology Consortium (BSTC). The mission of the BSTC is to execute research and development and prototyping/piloting initiatives using innovative contracting methodologies and to enhance innovation andresponsiveness in a dynamic border security environment. The consortium will offer the United States government greater technology and prototype acquisition… Keep Reading

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Okla. Rolls Out New Driver License System by MorphoTrust USA

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety has launched a newly designed driver license and driver license issuance system supplied by MorphoTrust USA, which provides driver license issuance solutions for 41 states and the District of Columbia. The process of upgrading the systems is proceeding as planned and will help achieve the goal of ‘one person,… Keep Reading

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No, Really: Government Warns of ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

WASHINGTON (AP) — "The zombies are coming!" the Homeland Security Department says. Tongue firmly in cheek, the government urged citizens Thursday to prepare for a zombie apocalypse, part of a public health campaign to encourage better preparation for genuine disasters and emergencies. The theory: If you’re prepared for a zombie attack, the same preparations will… Keep Reading

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Firefighters Making Headway Against Neb. Blazes

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some firefighters who have battled the western Nebraska and South Dakota wildfires for nearly a week are being sent home, a fire official said Monday. The three fires have burned nearly 260 square miles, but firefighters have made considerable progress on the Douthit and West Ash fires near Chadron, Neb., said… Keep Reading

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Knowledge Congress Offers Live Webcast on Cyber Insurance

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series has announced that Neil Robinson, a RAND research leader, will speak at a webcast entitled: “Cyber Insurance: What You Need to Know in 2012.” This event is scheduled for noon to 2 p.m., Aug. 27. Businesses face evolving risks with regard to cybersecurity and data. The webcast… Keep Reading

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New York-New Jersey Port Authority Selects C. Mer Industries for Radio System at One World Trade Center

The Mer Group, a systems integrator, announced the New York-New Jersey Port Authority has selected the company’s First Responders Public Safety solution for highrise in-building radio communications to be installed at One World Trade Center in New York City, NY. The $11.8 million contract was awarded to a joint venture between TechMer, a subsidiary of… Keep Reading

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CACI Awarded $261 Million in Intelligence Contracts

CACI International Inc. announced it has been awarded more than $261 million in previously unannounced contracts with federal government clients in the Intelligence Community. They were awarded in the fourth quarter of CACI’s 2012 fiscal year. The work includes $233 million in new business. CACI is providing expertise, technical innovation and in-demand services across multiple… Keep Reading

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R+L Carriers Developing Technology for Compliance with New US-Canada Shipping Requirements

Beginning Nov. 1, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will require all road and rail carriers to submit electronic transmission of cargo information before freight reaches the border. R+L Carriers, a less-than-truckload freight company, is working to update its e-communication process with its patented in-cab scanning devices to achieve compliance. The new CBSA requirements are… Keep Reading

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BORDERPOL Announces Preliminary Conference Program

BORDERPOL has announced the program of its conference to be held Oct. 16-17 in London, UK, including many leading international organizations and border agency speakers. The conference will focus attention on border management in a world that is experiencing a global financial crisis and its impact on the movement of persons and goods. It will… Keep Reading

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Trade Technologies Names Frank Pelly as Vice President of Sales

Trade Technologies, Austin, Texas, a provider of international trade document solutions, announced that Frank M. Pelly was hired as vice president of sales. In his new role, Pelly will assume responsibility for the company’s sales team and the continued development of its strategic initiatives to introduce its proprietary technology solutions across the supply chain. Prior… Keep Reading

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