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2002 Security News



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December

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October

  • TRANSFER OF DETAINEES COMPLETED 28 Oct 2003 -- The Department of Defense announced today that it released four detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Oct. 26, 2002.
  • BAE SYSTEMS selected on United States Coastguard Modernisation Team BAE Systems 16 Oct 2002 -- BAE Systems begins work this month on a $48.6 million contract from General Dynamics Decision Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, to provide vessel communication systems for the U.S. Coast Guard's National Distress and Response System Modernization Project (NDRSMP), called "Rescue 21."
  • DOD RESPONDS TO ABA ENEMY COMBATANT REPORT 02 Oct 2002 -- Department of Defense General Counsel William J. Haynes II last week asserted the president's authority to detain enemy combatants in reponse to an American Bar Association report critical of the policy.

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August

July

  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY UNITED STATES BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS United Nations 30 Jul 2002
  • Boeing Autometric to Enhance Transportation Security in Denver Boeing 29 Jul 2002 -- Physical security and crime prevention at several Park-n-Ride commuter parking lots in Denver, Colo. will be greatly enhanced through a $299,000 contract awarded to Boeing Autometric, a global leader in geospatial information and technology solutions. Boeing Autometric is a unit of The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA].
  • MOUSSAOUI HEARING VOA 18 July 2002 -- A U-S federal judge has refused to allow the only person charged in connection with last September's terrorists attacks to enter a guilty plea in connection with a new criminal indictment against him. A court appearance by French national Zacarias Moussaoui Thursday led to another unruly argument between the judge and the man who authorities accuse of being the 20th hijacker.
  • General Dynamics Leads Team Competing for Coast Guard Systems Integration Project General Dynamics 12 Jul 2002 -- The U.S. Coast Guard wants to greatly enhance distress communications coverage, create a better means to identify distress caller position and increase tracking to 20 nautical miles off the U.S. coastline. General Dynamics Decision Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today that it is leading a team to compete for the full-scale development, production, deployment and support of the modernization project.
  • Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Upgrade Four U.S. Customs Aircraft Lockheed Martin 12 Jul 2002 -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., a business area of Lockheed Martin Corp. [NYSE: LMT], was recently awarded a $27 million contract to upgrade U.S. Customs Service (USCS) P-3B Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft numbers 1 through 4. Once upgraded, these AEW aircraft will have extensive commonality with the USCS P-3 "Slick" Interceptor aircraft, enhancing the ability of USCS aircrews to safely and effectively fly both aircraft interchangeably.
  • PRESS BRIEFING ON TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN United Nations 08 Jul 2002

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April

March

  • Boeing Teams with AIS to Offer Security Training to Flight Crews Boeing 22 Mar 2002 -- The Boeing Company, through its FlightSafety Boeing Training International joint venture, is teaming with Advanced Interactive Systems Inc. (AIS) of Seattle to offer airlines new cabin and flight-crew training programs.
  • BAE SYSTEMS innovation protects web-based systems from new cyber threat BAE Systems 21 Mar 2002 -- BAE Systems, in partnership with QinetiQ, has developed a firewall product which offers protection against a new vulnerability discovered in the SNMP V1 internet standard protocol, which could allow cyber attackers to gain control of, or take down, commercial and military networks.
  • SECRETARY RUMSFELD ANNOUNCES MILITARY COMMISSION RULES 21 Mar 2002 -- Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today outlined the structure of wartime military commissions, the judicial panels ordered by President Bush to try suspected international terrorists. This announcement followed in-depth consultation with military leadership, the Defense Department's general counsel and members of various civilian legal communities.
  • Lockheed Martin Wins U.S. Air Force Aerostat Radar Contract Surveillance System Lockheed Martin 05 Mar 2002 -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $79 million contract to provide L-88(V)3 radar systems to the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command's Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) along the southern border of the United States.

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