Homeland Security

Boeing's SBInet contract gets the axe

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Boeing's virtual fence can't meetin security objectives. New strategy includes a mix of new technologies at the border.

SBInet contract gets another 30 day extension

The SBInet electronic border surveillance system under construction in Arizona is getting another 30-day extension.

DRC reorganizes operations to prepare for more growth

Dynamics Research Corp. unveils new structure around two operating units and a new business development organization.

TCS takes DOD personnel to school for cybersecurity training

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has won a five-year Defense Department contract worth approximately $49 million to provide the DOD’s military and civilian personnel with on-site computer network operations training in support of the government’s cybersecurity workforce development efforts.

SAIC systems assistance will strengthen US-VISIT program

Science Applications International Corp. will provide systems engineering to the Homeland Security Department under a task order that could be worth as much as $40 million over the course of the four-year, nine-month length of the award.

A-T Solutions sees explosive growth in counter IED technology

Since Dennis Kelly joined A-T Solutions Inc. as chief operating officer in May 2008, the government contractor has experienced a 45 percent annual growth rate. The success helped the company garner a contractor of the year award. Kelly sees even more growth ahead.

SBInet contract reportedly renewed for 30 days

Boeing's contract to work on the Homeland Security Department's SBInet electronic surveillance system at the Arizona-Mexico border is getting another 30 days, according to a published report.

Cubic will acquire Abraxas

Cubic Corp., a provider of defense systems, mission support services and transportation systems based in San Diego, will pay $124 million in cash to acquire Virginia-based Abraxas Corp.

TechAmerica urges action by lame-duck Congress on laundry list of IT wants

TechAmerica President and CEO Phil Bond today urged the upcoming lame duck session of the 111th Congress to take concerted action before adjournment on a range of unresolved IT issues.

Harris to blanket Vermont with upgraded public safety radio links

Harris Corp. will deploy a public safety radio system throughout Vermont under a $14 million contract.

CSC takes on immigrant visa support services in Mexico

Computer Sciences Corp. will help secure the U.S.-Mexico border as a result of a new six-year, $115 million State Department task order that calls for non-immigrant visa support services in Mexico.

Accenture will keep Navy mission-critical systems shipshape

Accenture has won a five-year, $6.3 million contract to assist the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s efforts to modernize its ships with mission-critical systems.

Apptis to build new State Department security system

Apptis Inc. will provide software and solutions engineering services to the State Department under a two-year Security Information Management System contract worth $8 million.

Unisys’ license plate-scanning award boosts border security

Unisys Corp. will build an advanced identification system for people and vehicles entering and exiting the United States across the borders with Mexico and Canada under a five-year Land Border Integration contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection that has a ceiling value of $350 million over five years.

Motorola provides CBP with communications upgrades

Motorola Inc. will provide communications equipment and technology for the Homeland Security Department’s Customs and Border Protection agency efforts under a $30 million contract.

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