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Thursday, January 21st, 2021

New Armament Systems & Procedures product garners honors

The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) has recognized Armament Systems & Procedures (ASP) for its Transport Kit via the Public Safety Product Innovation Award. The Transport Kit, which received the recognition during the recent NAUMD convention held... Read More »

Study examines malaria spending shortage

A landmark study maintains while 2016 global malaria spending totaled $4.3 billion, it fell short of the World Health Organization's target goal of $6.6 billion. The University of Washington School of Medicine Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) analysis, published in The Lancet... Read More »

DHS to construct new bollard walls in Yuma, El Paso

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to construct new bollard walls within the U.S. Border Patrol’s Yuma and El Paso sectors in Arizona and Texas. The projects call for approximately 53 miles of new bollard wall -- which is a wall made up of steel slats -- in place of... Read More »

Marines Corps bolsters GPS targeting system

As a means of aiding personnel in locating battlefield adversaries, Marine Corps officials said the branch is incorporating new technologies into existing handheld GPS targeting systems. The Common Laser Range Finder-Integrated Capability (CLRF-IC), which officials said was fielded two years... Read More »

Chavez tabbed for Laredo Sector CBP post

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have selected Felix Chavez to serve as Chief Patrol Agent within the Laredo Sector. Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost recently announced the selection, noting Chavez entered on duty with the Border Patrol in July 1985 as a member of Academy Class... Read More »

University of Virginia wins cyber defense competition

The University of Virginia won the Alamo Cup at the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) April 23-25 in Orlando. The University of Central Florida won second place and the Rochester Institute of Technology won third place. More than 235 colleges and universities... Read More »