2002 Security News
- 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.
- General Dynamics Wins $611 Million Contract to Modernize Coast Guard National Distress and Response System General Dynamics 24 Sep 2002 -- General Dynamics Decision Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $611 million contract by the U.S. Coast Guard to modernize its 30-year-old search and rescue communication system.
- Lockheed Martin Completes Airport Security Site Surveys Lockheed Martin 18 Sep 2002 -- Lockheed Martin has completed passenger screening checkpoint site surveys at 429 commercial U.S. airports
- Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Refresh FBI West Virginia Center Technology Lockheed Martin 17 Sep 2002 -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) will help the Federal Bureau of Investigation design and develop a new information technology refreshment project for the Bureau's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division in Clarksburg, W.Va.
- Transcript: Background Briefing on Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction Department of Defense 13 September 2002 -- A transcript that discusses the nature of terrorist connections and the extent to which activity is ongoing in the international environment, and the concern, then, that spawns as one thinks about terrorism, the role for states that sponsor terrorism who also have weapons of mass destruction programs, and the kinds of relationships that might arise between and among them.
- PRESS BRIEFING BY CHAIRMAN OF GROUP ON SECURITY COUNCIL SANCTIONS AGAINST AL QAEDA United Nations 05 Sep 2002
- ATTACKS: U-S LIBERTIES 28 August 2002 -- Following last September's terrorist attacks, the U-S government launched the largest criminal investigation in history. Hundreds of non-citizens were detained and thousands of other immigrants were questioned as investigators sought to prevent another attack.
- TERROR/INDICTMENT 28 August 2002 -- A federal grand jury in Detroit (Michigan) has indicted five Muslim men of Middle Eastern origin on charges of conspiring to support to terrorist attacks in the United States and in Jordan and Turkey.
- Justice Department Reviewing Appeals Court Ruling on Deportation Cases Washington File 28 August 2002 -- The Department of Justice released a statement August 27, 2003 saying it is reviewing a decision by a federal appeals court in Cincinnati that stated that the Justice Department's guidelines regarding which immigration proceedings should be closed are too broad.
- Broad Industry Announcement Seeks Innovative Suppliers to Support Deepwater Program Lockheed Martin 28 Aug 2002 -- Integrated Coast Guard Systems (ICGS), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Naval Electronic Systems and Northrop Grumman Ship System, issued a broad industry announcement today seeking suppliers who may have new technologies and product capabilities that support the Integrated Deepwater Program.
- DOD ANNOUNCES BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE HOMELAND SECURITY INITIATIVE 27 Aug 2002 -- The Department of Defense announced today that the deputy assistant to the secretary of defense for chemical and biological defense is initiating a new program to support homeland security called the Biological Defense Homeland Security Support Program.
- Lockheed Martin Renames Maritime Business to Reflect Expanded Capabilities Lockheed Martin 08 Aug 2002 -- Lockheed Martin today announced it has re-named its Marine Traffic Management business to better reflect its capabilities in the areas of marine navigation, coastal and harbor surveillance and homeland security. The business, based in Syracuse, N.Y., now will be known as Maritime Safety, Security and Surveillance (MS3).
- HEADQUARTERS PRESS CONFERENCE BY UNITED STATES BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREMAMS United Nations 01 Aug 2002
- PRESS BRIEFING ON INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ILLICIT TOBACCO TRADE United Nations 01 Aug 2002
- 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
- EADS Participant in Team Selected To Execute U.S. Coast Guard DEEPWATER Program EADS 27 Jun 2002 -- EADS, one of the world’s leading defence and aerospace companies, is a participant in a team of defence contractors selected to work on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Deepwater Capability Replacement Program “Deepwater”.
- Lockheed Martin-Northrop Grumman Team Selected for $11 Billion Coast Guard Deepwater Recapitalization Contract Lockheed Martin 25 Jun 2002 -- The United States Coast Guard today awarded Integrated Coast Guard Systems (ICGS) a contract to carry out a far-reaching modernization program for the agency's Deepwater forces - the ships, aircraft, command and control, and logistics systems that protect the United States and support the Coast Guard's many missions.
- Lockheed Martin-Northrop Grumman Team Selected For $11 Billion Coast Guard Deepwater Recapitalization Contract Northrop Grumman 25 Jun 2002 -- The United States Coast Guard today awarded Integrated Coast Guard Systems (ICGS) a contract to carry out a far-reaching modernization program for the agency's Deepwater forces -- the ships, aircraft, command and control, and logistics systems that protect the United States and support the Coast Guard's many missions. The contract was announced in a ceremony held in Washington, D.C.
- ELTA Electronics Industries, a Subsidiary of Israel Aircraft Industries Proposes a Variety of Integrative Solutions for the Protection of Ground, Coastal and Aerial Borders Israel Aerospace Industries 12 Jun 2002
- Boeing-Siemens Team Wins Contract to Enhance Security at U.S. Airports Boeing 07 Jun 2002 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation today awarded a contract to The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] and Siemens Corporation to install and maintain explosives detection systems at the 438 U.S. airports serving commercial aviation.
- Lockheed Martin Team Awarded Airport Security Rollout Contract to Implement New Airport Security Measures Lockheed Martin 07 Jun 2002 -- Lockheed Martin has been selected by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement new security operations that will help ensure air passenger safety at the nation's airports.
- Lockheed Martin's CC-130J Delivers Solution to Wildfires Lockheed Martin 03 Jun 2012 -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, a business area of Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT], yesterday delivered the first of two new CC-130J aircraft to the 146th Wing of the California Air National Guard (ANG). The ANG will use the ultra-modern transporter to fight wildfires that plague California and the western United States.
- Lockheed Martin Selected by London Metropolitan Police to Provide System Integration Services in Support of a new C3I - System Lockheed Martin 29 May 2002 -- Today the London Metropolitan Police Service announced that it had selected Lockheed Martin to provide systems integration services to support the implementation of its new Command, Control, Communications and Information [C3I] System, which will update and consolidate the existing 32 Borough Control Rooms and the Emergency Response 999 service provided through New Scotland Yard.
- Airbus´ High-Security Cockpit Doors Gain Certification EADS 21 May 2002 -- Airbus has today gained certification from the Joint Aviation Authority (JAA) for its new cockpit doors that meet all recently introduced and pre-existing safety and security regulations.
- Northrop Grumman Team Receives Contract from U.S. Postal Service to Test Bio-Agent Detection System Northrop Grumman 13 May 2002 -- The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Security Systems, LLC, unit a contract to test its Automated Bio-agent Detection System, which is designed to protect consumers and postal employees from the threat of bio-terrorism.
- BAE SYSTEMS partners with aim aviation to improve flight deck security BAE Systems 26 Apr 2002 -- BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has signed a contract with AIM Aviation for the joint development of reinforced flight deck doors and other security innovations for its regional airliner fleet.
- Lockheed Martin Team Awarded Homeland Security Contract to Plan, Coordinate Heightened Airport Security Measures Lockheed Martin 25 Apr 2002 -- Lockheed Martin was today awarded a Phase 1 contract to prepare and coordinate planning for new security operations that will help ensure air passenger safety at the nation's 429 commercial airports.
- Lockheed Martin Team Awarded Passenger Screening Contract by TSA Lockheed Martin 24 Apr 2002 -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) team has been selected by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement a national contract to train more than 30,000 airport passenger screeners at 429 airports across the country before the end of the year.
- CACI Awarded $31.5 Million Contract With U.S. Customs Service to Support Enterprise-wide Information Assurance CACI 18 Apr 2002 -- CACI International Inc (NASDAQ:CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a competitive, five-year $31.5 million contract through the General Services Administration (GSA) Program Safeguard contract vehicle to assist the U.S. Customs Service in its implementation of enterprise-wide information assurance.
- Boeing-Siemens Team Responds to U.S. Airport Security Needs Boeing 09 Apr 2002 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] and Siemens Corporation, both world leaders in serving the aviation industry, are teaming to respond to the U.S. government's request for proposals to install, operate and maintain a system of explosives detection devices in U.S. airports.
- PRESS BRIEFING ON TRAFFICKING IN CHILDREN IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA United Nations 08 Apr 2002
- 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.
- Israel Aircraft Industries' Bedek Aviation Group Developed an Enhanced Flight Deck Bulkhead & Door Security System Israel Aerospace Industries 27 Feb 2002 -- Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI)'s Bedek Aviation Group is leading a joint venture for the development of an enhanced flight deck bulkhead and door security system, named: Aircraft Cockpit Enhanced Forced Entry Door (ACEFED System) for aircraft Flight Decks.
- PRESS BRIEFING ON 2002 REPORT OF INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL BOARD United Nations 26 Feb 2002
- German Federal Border Guard becomes World's largest Operator of EC 135 and EC 155: Contract for additional 13 Helicopters awarded to Eurocopter EADS 14 Feb 2002 -- The German Federal Border Guard (BGS, i.e. Bundesgrenzschutz) is underscoring its role as Eurocopter's largest civil customer
- Lockheed Martin Offers Federal Agencies Biohazard Detection Solution For Mail Centers Lockheed Martin 15 Jan 2002 -- An early intervention solution to help detect biohazardous mail has been designed by Lockheed Martin for mail processing operations.
- PRESS BRIEFING BY CHAIRMAN OF COUNTER-TERRORISM COMMITTEE United Nations 10 Jan 2002
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