Transportation

TSA reopens Innovation Checkpoint initiative

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced a partnership with Las Vegas McCarran International Airport to reopen the Innovation…

3 days ago

CBP, LAWA issue proactive international travel guidance

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) personnel said the entities are implementing proactive measures…

6 days ago

TSA preparing for increased passenger volume during summer travel season

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials said the agency is continuing to prepare for increased travel volumes in advance of the…

3 weeks ago

DHS, South Korea collaboration targets aviation security

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) officials said the agency has partnered with South Korea to…

3 weeks ago

CBP, partners initiate Free and Secure Trade for Commercial Vehicles project

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel said the agency has partnered with a pair of entities to facilitate commercial truck…

3 weeks ago

TSA selects Los Angeles International Airport as drone detection test site

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to join Miami International Airport as a…

3 weeks ago

Raytheon secures airport security screening agreement

Raytheon Intelligence & Space has secured a five-year, $318 million Transportation Security Administration (TSA) contract to expand checked baggage screening…

1 month ago

Reps. DeFazio, Larsen introduce Healthy Flights Act

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rick Larsen (D-WA), chair of…

2 months ago

House advances Rep. Garbarino’s transit security legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives advanced Wednesday legislation, introduced by U.S. Rep. Andrew Garbarino (R-NY), that would provide transit security…

2 months ago

Bell Textron, Army continue V-280 Valor progression

Bell Textron and Army officials said terms have been reached regarding the execution of the Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction…

2 months ago

TSA aids Connecticut drone detection testing

U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel recently joined Connecticut and New York law enforcement and police departments in aiding the…

3 months ago

Lawmakers establish Space & Aeronautics Caucus

U.S. Reps. Randy Weber (R-TX) and Charlie Crist (D-FL) are espousing the benefits of establishing the Space & Aeronautics Caucus…

3 months ago

CBP details Chicago airport counterfeit mask seizure

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the International Mail Facility (IMF) at Chicago's O’Hare International Airport recently seized…

3 months ago

DHS funds to aid maritime object tracking initiatives

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $153,000 to Morcom International, Inc. to develop…

3 months ago

Department of Homeland Security awards funds for new video tools at TSA Checkpoints

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) announced Tuesday that…

3 months ago

Massachusetts start-up secures DHS S&T contract for development of self-screening checkpoints

Lauretta AI, LLC, a start-up based in Arlington, Mass., has secured a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) phase one funding…

4 months ago

DHS highlights transit system safeguard measures

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) officials are touting initiatives designed to ensure continued nationwide safety…

4 months ago

Lockheed Martin to lead combat vehicle protection system testing

Army officials said Lockheed Martin is slated to begin supporting formal integration and testing of the branch's combat vehicle protection…

4 months ago

CBP reopens biometric entry, exit system comment period

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has reopened the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Department of Homeland…

4 months ago

House members reintroduce aviation safety bill mandating additional cockpit protections

A collection of four United States representatives reintroduced the Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act this week in a bipartisan effort…

4 months ago

TSA details firearm catch rate at airport security checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently indicated officers detected twice as many firearms per million passengers screened at airport security…

5 months ago

Boeing, Sikorsky detail advanced helicopter collaboration

Boeing and Sikorsky personnel have detailed its advanced helicopter, DEFIANT X, which will be entered into the Army’s Future Long…

5 months ago

DOT’s Maritime Administration approves construction of National Security Multi-Mission Vessels

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) gave the go-ahead to build two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV).…

5 months ago

DHS initiates Real ID public awareness campaign

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new nationwide Real ID public awareness campaign that addresses requirements while encouraging…

5 months ago

Lockheed Martin awarded $1.28B Pentagon F-35 contract

Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.28 billion sustainable contract from the Pentagon’s F-35 Joint Program Office. This Undefinitized Contract Action…

5 months ago

TSA provides update on air travel during holidays in New England

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened more than 470,000 people at New England’s six largest airports from Dec. 18 to…

5 months ago

TSA report shows dramatic changes in checkpoint operations due to COVID-19 pandemic

A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) report assessing the 2020 calendar year detailed the implementation of modifications across more than 440…

5 months ago

Huntington Ingalls Industries acquires SIS autonomy business

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. (SIS), indicating the acquisition expands HII’s…

5 months ago

Congress passes REAL ID Modernization Act

The U.S. Congress has passed the REAL ID Modernization Act, which updates identification requirements set 15 years ago by the…

6 months ago

Lockheed Martin touts F-35 aircraft delivery initiatives

Lockheed Martin personnel are touting the company's ability to produce and deliver F-35 aircraft amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm…

6 months ago

Tests address public transit virus spread reduction

Three entities have initiated real-world testing efforts to determine the most effective measures to address the public transit virus spread…

6 months ago

DARPA Gremlins Project evolving as it completes third flight test deployment

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) personnel said recent attempts at airborne retrieval of three unmanned air vehicles, nicknamed Gremlins,…

6 months ago

House committee members urge USCG to adapt recommendations on unmanned systems

House members of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure are urging leadership at the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to adopt…

6 months ago

Textron secures Army aircraft contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a $66 million contract to Textron Systems Corporation for 36 Shadow aircraft in the latest…

6 months ago

Smiths Detection wins $4M TSA contract for explosives detectors

Smiths Detection has been awarded a $4 million contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to supply an explosives trace…

6 months ago

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