When a youth was reported shining a green laser at commercial aircraft operating at Southampton International Airport, a team of officers from Hampshire Constabulary utilised its Surface-to-Air Missile Position Ranking and Analysis System (SAM-PRAS) to quickly locate and identify the young offender.
UKTI has today launched a strategy for UK cyber exports entitled 'Cyber Security – The UK's Approach to Exports' which acknowledges the growing role that cyberspace has for the UK's economic prosperity and the increasing importance for businesses to
Smiths Detection's eqo millimetre-wave people screener has passed the ECAC (European Civil Aviation Conference) Standard 2 threat detection test.
The simultaneous announcement in Canada and the UK of a new partnership to provide survival simulators, trainers and training for the specialised helicopter, aircraft, small boat offshore, and
Cassidian, the security and defence arm of EADS, has been awarded a contract for ICT security provision aimed at protecting the UK parliamentary ICT environment against cyber attack.
Now in its eighth year, the Emergency Services Show - which due to an 18% increase in visitors in 2012 has relocated to the Birmingham NEC (25-26 September 2013) - announced today the introduction of a programme of seminars new for
Cobham plc today announced that it has acquired the entire share capital of Axell Wireless Limited ('Axell'), a privately-owned supplier of wireless communications for commercial and public safety markets, for a total consideration of up to £85 million
Operators of Smiths Detection's advanced X-ray security scanners will have the option to select real-time access to specialist review and analysis of suspected threat images provided by
Representatives from UK private security companies operating abroad and Government officials today gathered in central London to discuss progress and future opportunities in this high growth market.
BAE Systems have announced the appointment of Stuart Osborne as director of global security with effect from 29 July 2013, succeeding Mike McGinty who recently retired.
Cassidian - the security and defence division of EADS - will be showing its secure radio communications and IT solutions at BAPCO in Manchester this week (29-30 April).
A number of top speakers, including a government minister, the former British Ambassador to Afghanistan, and a former security minister, have all been lined up to speak at the Security in Complex Environments Group (SCEG) Annual Conference next
The University of Glasgow has received funding to create a world-leading sensor and imaging systems centre, which will offer major benefits to the Scottish economy.
A conference looking at ways to tackle kidnapping, hijack and hostage taking takes place in London next month.
Research commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), revealed that the number of cyber attacks hitting businesses has increased over the last year.
Students from a number of local schools enjoyed a day at QinetiQ's Headquarters in Farnborough last week, helping to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists and technologists.
A report published today has revealed that British Manufacturing is threatened with a mass exodus of executives because companies are not doing enough to help improve their skills.
Global risk management and security specialist, Pilgrims Group Ltd, has appointed John McCaffery as director for the Middle East following the company's continued expansion in the region with the opening of a new office in Dubai.
McLaren Group has announced that it will protect its most valuable information and advanced technology from targeted cyber attack using the market leading Detica CyberReveal security product, delivered through
G4S launched a landmark global human rights policy yesterday, designed to safeguard the rights of its employees, support the communities in which it operates, and to ensure that its operational practices enable it to identify and mitigate
ADS has announced that its prestigious Annual Security Reception will take place at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster on Thursday 25 July.
Streit Group, the world's largest privately-owned vehicle armouring company, has appointed David Winner as general manager, Streit Group UK.
Cybercrime, along with trafficking in human beings and the increase in violent extremism are major security threats that the EU continues to face, together with money laundering and corruption.
Smiths Detection has started delivery of more than 100 advanced explosives trace detection systems to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA).
The European Aviation and Safety Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are both reported to be investigating after a hacker claimed he could target flight deck computers.
Smiths Detection has completed a new Training & Service Centre for the Americas in Edgewood, Maryland.
Smiths Detection has secured a contract with Luxembourg Customs to supply a mobile X-ray cargo scanner for deployment at its headquarters and various checkpoints around the country.
Facewatch, the crime reporting system that enables businesses and city centre CCTV operators to report crime directly to the police, is being recommended by the national association that represents business improvement
Pioneers of thermal imaging technology Thermoteknix Systems Ltd, have received ISO 9001 certification for its Quality Management System.
International security specialist Pilgrims Group has been awarded a four year contract with the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) to provide risk management and training to its staff in Afghanistan.
Tactical military-bridging specialist WFEL will be at LAAD Defence & Security 2013 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil next week (9-12 April), to showcase its portfolio of tactical military bridging systems.
Midlands CCTV installation experts Mint Security has supplied and installed a high-quality camera system at a large Sheffield food recycling plant.
At its first formal meeting following yesterday's completion of the corporate governance changes - entered into by the Company and other parties on 5 December 2012 - the new EADS Board of Directors has elected Denis Ranque as its
Real-time asset intelligence company OptaSense is to protect a strategic asset under high threat of terrorism and theft in a new Middle East and North Africa (MENA) contract, worth $6 million.
A crime-busting Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer, installed with Facewatch and other leading-edge technology, has won a challenge from the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) to find a way of incorporating future
As part of the evolution in the Group's organisation, Thales's Communications Department will change as of April 1st 2013.
The UK Border Agency is to be split into two separate entities – an immigration and visa service and an immigration law enforcement organisation - as part of a package of changes announced yesterday.
Cobham's Brazilian subsidiary has secured its first major contract in Brazil to equip State Police helicopters with High Definition (HD) video surveillance downlinks which will be used on helicopters in 12 cities during the 2013
Trubiquity - a global provider of MFT (managed file transfer), process automation and integration solutions - has joined ADS as part of its commitment to gaining deeper insights into its customers' business challenges in the aerospace and defence sectors.
Global security inspection systems provider Rapiscan Systems has today announced that it has received an order for approximately $2.5 million from a Middle East customer to provide its Rapiscan Eagle cargo inspection solution.
Woking-based security specialist Pilgrims Group Limited has confirmed its position in the top 5% UK security companies for the quality of service, good practice and professionalism of its security and static guarding
Smiths Detection has won an order for RadSeeker - its next-generation, portable radiation detector and identifier - from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
QinetiQ Group plc today announced that its OptaSense distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) business has signed follow-on contracts with Shell which set a clear roadmap for the provision of services over the next three years.
Hidden Technology Systems International (HTSI) Ltd. has enjoyed significant success as a result of having participated once again in the Security & Policing Exhibition (formerly HOSDB), showcasing its new
Organisers of Global Intelligent Systems (GIS) - the new two-day conference taking place 16-17 July 2013 in central London - have gained the support of Altran, a global leader in high-tech engineering consulting and the integration of intelligent systems, who
The UK's leading maritime intelligence provider, Dryad Maritime, has today released a specialist report - 'Special Advisory Southeast Asia: Disorganised theft to organised crime' - which will focus on the rise of
The acquisition of an EC145 by the Police Service of Northern Ireland will add another helicopter to this agency's all-Eurocopter fleet.
Global secure outsourcing group G4S has announced that its aviation sector has grown by more than 8% in the last year, taking its total turnover in 2012 to £298 million.
Vehicle armouring company, Streit Group is showcasing its Toyota Land Cruiser at this year's Security & Policing Exhibition at FIVE, Farnborough.
Zaun Limited - the Wolverhampton headquartered manufacturer of perimeter protection systems - was last night crowned winner of the prestigious Security Innovation Awards 2013, held at the Security
The organisers of The Emergency Services Show have announced that the event will be moving to the NEC, Birmingham, as well as moving from its traditional November dates to 25-26 September to take advantage of longer daylight hours for
Pickersgill-Kaye Ltd's products have been approved for an on-going programme of major refurbishment works in the Republic of Ireland to improve the safety and security of the Garda's custodial facilities.
James Brokenshire MP, Security Minister at the Home Office, is to give a master class on cyber security at next week's Security & Policing 2013 event - organised by ADS and UKTI DSO - being held at FIVE Farnborough, 12-13 March.
G4S Aviation Services (UK) Ltd (G4S) has won a new three year contract to provide security solutions to British Airways at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.
Cassidian CyberSecurity has been awarded a consultancy contract by a major Oil and Gas company in the Middle East.
At the recent Pitmans Annual Cyber Conference in London, Andy Lipinski, managed services director at MASS, delivered a speech on 'Preparing for Security Incidents – A Toolkit and Issues in Supply Chains'.
G4S Care & Justice Services Limited (G4S) will continue to provide services at Medway Secure Training Centre in Kent for up to a further two years beyond the current contract end date.
Robin Southwell, president of aerospace, defence, security and space trade organisation, ADS Group, yesterday addressed the South West's aerospace community at the West of England Aerospace Forum's (WEAF's) annual conference.
Smiths Detection has delivered the first Chemical Biological Protective Shelters (CBPS) to the US Army as part of a $40 million award from the Department of Defense's Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and
Real-time intelligence company OptaSense, has announced that it has been contracted by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to protect the Bijwasan pipeline in India.
At the Mobile World Congress TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. and Cellcrypt, announced a partnership to deliver secure mobile communication solutions for enterprise and government customers.
Stevenage based Nemco Ltd - the UK based contract electronic manufacture (CEM) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider - today announced it has achieved AS9100 accreditation.
Airshow organisers Farnborough International Ltd (FIL) will be attending Avalon 2013 - the biennial Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition, being held 26 February to 3 March at Avalon Airport, near
Avon Protection has received status confirmation as preferred bidder by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) for the replacement of their current S10 and SF10 respirators.
Toughened and laminated glass from UK manufacturer Tyneside Safety Glass will stand up to the most rigorous operational conditions – and the firm has the evidence to prove it.
Streit Group will be exhibiting 15 of its armoured vehicles at IDEX 2013, of which no fewer than seven will be brand new models reflecting investment Streit has made in its international R&D and production capabilities.
BAE Systems Vodafone Group have announced the formation of a strategic five-year partnership to provide businesses with a range of advanced communications security products and services, initially focused
A new multi-language version a leading British sensor and control software solution has been unveiled at IDEX.
Success in real-life installations has prompted Digital Barriers to call its ThruVision TS4 concealed object detection system a world-beater.
An all-new trace drugs and trace explosives detection instrument is being launched at IDEX by Bruker Detection (Stand 05-C10).
Smiths Detection has won a major contract to supply 10 Spanish airports, including Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga with more than 120 high-speed X-ray scanners to check hold baggage for explosives and other threat items.
Defence Information 2013 (DI'13), jointly presented by the UK Council for Electronic Business (UKCeB) and Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham (17-18 April), will this year - for
One of the largest state law enforcement agencies in the US has bought the first of Smiths Detection's new HazMatID Elite units, a handheld device that detects and identifies explosives, chemical warfare agents,
Designed specifically for users in CBRN emergency incidents, the NH15 - the world's smallest NIOSH certified CBRN Air Purifying Escape Respirator - recently secured an order from The UAE National Ambulance Company.
CEM Systems has announced that its AC2000 security management system has been successfully installed at the new Concourse 3 Terminal 3 in Dubai International Airport.
Dryad Maritime today announced the launch of a number of new services for 2013, including its 'Fleet Security Management' package, designed to relieve Charterers and Owners of the burden of risk assessment and maritime security
Today sees the official launch of the College of Policing, the professional body for policing.
Smiths Detection today announces a €19m contract with the Italian Customs Agency to supply high-energy X-ray cargo scanners for deployment at six major ports including Naples, Genoa and Bari.
The Iscon Mini-Portal body scanner, designed for airport screening, corrections and loss prevention, recently completed a successful 'live' test at Bristol airport.
Faun Trackway, which manufacturers portable roadways and runways, is showcasing its suite of portable ground mobility solutions at this year's IDEX in Abu Dhabi, 17–21 February.
Leo Quinn, CEO of QinetiQ, recently hosted a visit by David Willetts, minister for Universities and Science, to the company's headquarters in Farnborough.
Emma Shaw, Managing Director and founder of Esoteric Ltd - an ADS Member company which provides counterespionage and electronic sweeping solutions - has been selected as a finalist in the 'Director of the Year' category at
Avon are currently executing an order for 7,500 C50 masks which will be used by the Royal Oman Police for situations such as crowd and riot control.
In a step that reinforces its planned expansion and diversification strategy Dryad Maritime - the UK's largest commercial specialist in Maritime Intelligence - today announced the opening of its new office development in Hastings, UK.
MASS's innovative Master of Science in Intelligence Systems, delivered in Partnership with the University of Lincoln, has been running for the past three years and the first five students to complete the programme have
In a major speech Science Minister David Willetts has set out how the UK Government will fund research into cutting-edge technology, including major investments in space, robotics and advanced
G4S has announced that its mining division saw annualised growth increase of over 50% in 2012.
BAE Systems has joined a powerful consortium of multi-national businesses as part of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Partnership for Cyber Resilience, whose mission is 'to improve cyber resilience, raise business standards and
FAUN Trackway - which manufactures portable roadways and runways - is enhancing its portfolio of ground mobility systems with the launch of Light Weight Vehicle Recovery Mats (LVRM).
A leading cyber authority has warned about the alarming spread of cyber crime – particularly crimes such as phishing, pharming, crime ware distribution and hacking.
Today saw the official launch of the new European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), based at Europol's state-of-the-art headquarters in The Hague. EC3 will be the focal point in the EU's fight against cybercrime, protecting citizens and businesses against
In early December 2012, SCS provided two consultants to assist in facilitating an Eastern African Standby Brigade (EASBRIG) Map Exercise (MAPEX) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
ARINC has announced the appointment of Michael DiGeorge as Managing Director of the company's Asia Pacific Division based in Singapore.
Following the resignation of Luc Vigneron, Jean-Bernard Lévy has been appointed to lead Thales as the company's new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Dryad Maritime Intelligence has announced the appointment of David Hunkin OBE as their new Commercial Director who will be based at their Operations Centre in Portsmouth.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a ministerial statement that the British Government intends to adopt PSC1 as the standard for private security companies (PSCs) working on land in complex and high risk environments overseas.
Search and Rescue (SAR) representatives from 28 organisations across 14 nations - including the RAF, Arctic Command and HM Coastguard - will be joining forces on the speaker panel at Search and Rescue