Military

Dedrone Launches DedronePortable for Military and Commercial Entities Around the World

Dedrone announced the launch of DedronePortable, an all-in-one kit that offers comprehensive drone detection, tracking, and identification capabilities (DTI) on-the-go. In use by multiple militaries, government agencies and commercial entities around the world, DedronePortable offers Dedrone’s sophisticated machine learning technology and end-to-end defeat capabilities via a system that can be set-up, in the field, in less than 20 minutes. DedronePortable can be combined with DroneDefender to not only DTI enemy/unauthorized drones but also deny and disrupt the RF bands used by most commercial and military drones, and across the GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, SBAS, and QZSS geo-location bands.

Liteye Systems Awarded $12.1M Contract for Air Defense Systems

Liteye Systems announced the award of a $12.1M, multi-year contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to provide its entire portfolio of integrated multi-domain, multi-mission Air Base Surface and Ground Defense systems, including Counter UAS (C-UAS) solutions. The contract award demonstrates the DoD’s prioritization of air and ground defense platforms and the Department’s commitment to partnering with industry to develop technology and solutions to maximize capabilities domestically and overseas.

Cambridge Pixel Leads Radar Electronics Market with Release of New 3D Tracker

Cambridge Pixel has launched a new software-based radar tracker for manufacturers and integrators of deployed E-scan (electronic) radars. These are radars that can be steered electronically and do not require a mechanically rotating antenna. Such a design reduces the radar cross-section and infrared signature of an installation, making it altogether more ergonomic and robust for deployment in ground-based security surveillance applications or in air defence.

LenelS2 OnGuard and Milestone XProtect Jointly Added to U.S. Air Force

LenelS2 announced its OnGuard® and Milestone Systems XProtect® have been added to the U.S. Air Force Intrusion Detection System Equipment List (IDSEL). LenelS2 is a part of Carrier Global Corporation. Following a rigorous qualification process, including extensive testing and evaluation of both the OnGuard system and the XProtect solution, the U.S. Air Force added the combined system to the IDSEL. The joint OnGuard system and XProtect video solution was tested and approved to protect Air Force Protection Level 1 (PL-1) non-nuclear through PL-4 sites around the globe.

MozaicID Reader Meets Full Compliance with U.S. Coast Guard Reader Rule

MozaicID’s Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Mobile Biometric Reader fully complies with the U.S. Coast Guard TWIC Reader Rule. MozaicID TWIC Mobile Biometric Reader meets full compliance with U.S. Coast Guard TWIC Reader Rule. The U.S. Coast Guard TWIC Reader Rule December 31, 2020  enforcement date applies to facilities that receive vessels certificated to carry more than 1,000 passengers and vessels.

Orbital Sidekick Awarded $16M U.S. Air Force STRATFI Contract

Orbital Sidekick announced that it has been awarded a $16 million multi-year contract by the Department of the Air Force’s commercial investment group, in conjunction with Space and Missile Systems Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory, as part of its Strategic Financing (STRATFI) program. This award will allow OSK to accelerate the deployment of six advanced hyperspectral imaging satellites.

SAFR from RealNetworks Awarded $1.9M in Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Contracts from the USAF

SAFR announced it has been awarded two Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contracts of approximately $950k each or $1.9M in total from AFWERX. These contracts provide funding to adapt the SAFR platform for use by the Air Force for perimeter security and secure access. Once developed for the USAF, the SBIR/STTR program allows for any other federal agency to award a sole-source contract for technology developed under the program. SAFR will be enhanced to integrate real-time facial recognition across a range of fixed and mobile device embedded cameras

PureTech Systems Delivering on Orders of its PureActiv Software providing Rapidly Deployable Advanced Surveillance Technology to U.S. Border Patrol

PureTech Systems has announced receiving orders for its PureActiv software for over 135 Mobile Video Surveillance Systems (MVSS) vehicles being delivered to the Department of Homeland Security for use along the U.S. border. Delivery on the award began in 2020 and will conclude in the spring of 2021. The MVSS platform utilizes PureTech Systems’ PureActiv software as its central command and control, providing AI enhanced video detection and classification, user interface display, and sensor collaboration logic.

HID Global Expands Biometric Identity Verification to Police Forces and Military Installations Around the Globe

HID Global announced the expansion of its biometrics identification management solutions to police departments and military installations around the globe. A large police force that covers a major capital city in Europe is using its HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader for rapid suspect identification in the field. The solution’s SDK is now available for iOS devices. This extends Bring-Your-Own-Device benefits to a wider scope of clients who seek a truly flexible and mobile single-fingerprint verification solution.

Bradley Air National Guard Base Installs Delta HD300EM Vehicle Access Control System

Delta Scientific announced that Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Conn., has installed a Delta Scientific HD300EM shallow mount wedge barricade system at the home of the “Flying Yankees,” the 103rd Airlift Wing, the third-oldest Air National Guard unit in the country. Installed by American Barrier and Controls LLC, Foxboro, Mass., the “Stop Control Safety” Access Control Point provides security at this constrained location.

Linx International Group Makes Security Training More Accessible and Affordable for Armed Forces Personnel

Linx International Group announced it is supporting members of the armed forces, veterans and the wider military community. A wide range of 28 classroom and online courses, focusing on security management and technical skills are available now from PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training with a 20% discount. The Defence Discount Service is the only official Ministry of Defence discount service for the Armed Forces, Veterans and Defence Community.

Intelligent Security Systems Partners with DEFTEC Corporation

Intelligent Security Systems announced that the company has entered into a new strategic technology partnership with DEFTEC. DEFTEC provides scientific expertise, coupled with technological implementation alternatives to U.S. military. DEFTEC delivers expertise through developmental testing and evaluation, rapid acquisition, training, technical documentation and counter-threat solutions to support the U.S. military deployments.

Liberty Defense Secures Exclusive License For Covert Weapons Detection Technology

Liberty Defense Technologies is announcing that it has secured an exclusive license from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, as well as a technology transfer agreement, for patents related to active 3D imaging technology that are packaged into the HEXWAVE product. This technology can stand alone or can be used in conjunction with other security products. Its sleek, refined industrial design makes it simple to install, easy to maintain, and discreet to operate.

Ava Group Selected To Safeguard The Indian Ministry Of Defence Closed Data Network

AVA group announced that an Ava Group Company solution has been selected to protect a major military closed data network from the threat of tampering and tapping. The project to deploy its fibre optic intrusion detection and location solution is valued at around US$11m and asserts Ava Group’s status as a world leader in data network protection. The principal task of this project supports The Ministry of Defence in India, who has the responsibility to protect its closed user group data network which is one of the largest in the world and used by more than one million military personnel.

Intellectual Property For Sale: Video Compression Technology

Doo Technologies owns a high-value patent for both military and homeland security application. Doo Technologies is one of the few UAE based company that create its own Intellectual Property and that goes through the patent process. Doo Technologies has decided to sell the rights of this patent that applies to “Video Compression Technology.” The sale relates to a single patent that can be utilized in multiple applications and product types.

Surveon Military Solutions Support Partners To Win Worldwide Projects

National safety is the foundation of a prosperous country, and a strict and complete surveillance system can help the first line army to keep the sensitive military areas in safe. Surveon military solutions has deployed in war ships around the globe, providing advanced and reliable performance for military use, ensuring the safety of citizen, soldiers and national property. Surveon military solutions support the world leading maritime and naval CCTV system integrator to win many projects in Northern America, Europe and Far East Asia.

VITEC To Showcase High-Quality, Low-Bandwidth Tactical Video Solutions At Eurosatory 2018

VITEC announced that it will showcase its latest high-performance video streaming solutions for military and defense applications at Eurosatory 2018. Scheduled for June 11-15 at Paris Nord Villepinte, Eurosatory is the premier international defense and security exhibition. VITEC Boosts Its ISR and Homeland Security Video Streaming and Dissemination Solutions With the World’s Smallest Quad-Channel Rugged HEVC Encoder and a New Military-Grade IPTV Portal.

Florida Threat Detection Startup Granted ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Trace Eye-D announced they have received ISO Certification 9001:2015 from BQC Certifications. ISO 9001:2015 is the international standard for specifying requirements for a quality management system (QMS) used by organizations to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements, according to the American Society for Quality. Trace Eye-D underwent a stringent evaluation process that included quality management system development, documentation review, internal audits, and Internal Audit Training conducted by SpecAudit, a Florida-based ISO consulting company.

VITEC’s MGW Ace HEVC Encoder Receives U.S. DoD’s JITC Certification

VITEC announced that its MGW Ace Encoder —the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams— is the first HEVC encoder to receive certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). JITC also certified VITEC’s MGW Pico and Pico TOUGH encoders. JITC is the DoD’s joint interoperability certifier and the only non-service operational test agency for information technology/national security systems, responsible for ensuring Joint Warfighting IT capabilities are interoperable.

StereoVision Imaging Acquires Digital Signal Corporation

StereoVision Imaging announced that it has closed on a financing package with a leading provider of structured debt products to technology and life science companies. This deal represents a major step in SVI’s effort to accelerate and diversify its current product slate, through a major acquisition and an injection of working capital. Through this acquisition SVI is acquiring a significant portfolio of U.S. and International patents related to the use of LIDAR technology for 3D facial recognition and other potential applications.