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Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Sen. Hoeven lauds Super Corridor establishment

Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) is praising the collaboration of Grand Sky and the Harris Corporation, resulting in a new Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Super Corridor in the Red River Valley. The endeavor will enable small and large unmanned aircraft to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of their... Read More »

Alabama officials tout Bell Navy helicopter plan

Alabama state officials are espousing the benefits of Bell's plan to assemble the Navy's 407GXi aircraft in Ozark if it wins a competition for the branch's contract. “Bell could have not selected a more ideal location to conduct final assembly of the Navy’s new advanced helicopter trainer... Read More »

Report examines Central American human smuggling

A new report has re-examined the role transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) play in Central American human smuggling. The report was undertaken by the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) analysis, operated by the RAND Corporation on behalf of the Department of Homeland... Read More »

Malawi launches malaria vaccine pilot

Malawi recently launched the world’s first malaria vaccine in a pivotal pilot program. The country is the first of three African nations in which the vaccine will be made available to children up to two years old. Ghana and Kenya will introduce the vaccine in the coming weeks. The vaccine,... Read More »

DHS research, development program aimed at 5G technologies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently launched a research and development project for a Secure and Resilient Mobile Network Infrastructure (SRMNI). DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) are seeking innovative... Read More »

Battelle personnel receive company honors

Two Battelle employees are being recognized by the company for stellar service, garnering Inventor of the Year and CEO Awards, respectively. Senior Research scientist Wesley Pirkle was named Inventor of the Year for significant contributions to several crucial security programs. Ron Townsend,... Read More »

HSI New York hosts inaugural Cyber Crime Symposium

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York last week gathered prosecutors’ offices and law enforcement agencies together to promote greater cooperation in cybercrime cases at the first Cyber Crime Symposium. HSI would like the event to mark the first of an annual series. They are trying... Read More »

Two airports set passenger TSA records

LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport both set records Thursday for the number of passengers screened at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints. At LaGuardia, 59,698 people passed through the checkpoints and onto their departing gates. Newark saw 78,811... Read More »