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WIN 2016-2017

Security & Border Protection and CST & CBRNE Source Book, published jointly, concentrate on WMD response, NGB training, counterterrorism, and border security

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Defense Transportation Cybersecurity Award Cubic Corporation, global supplier of defense transportation systems, has recently announced that its subsidiary GATR Technologies (GATR) has received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award in the Defense, Transportation and Cybersecurity category at the 2016 CONNECT MIP Awards that took place at an awards ceremony on Dec. 1, in San Diego. In its 29th year, the annual awards program continues its tradition of honoring San Diego's leaders of innovation and groundbreaking new products launched in the last year. GATR is the only provider of inflatable satellite communication (SATCOM) antenna solutions. GATR's inflatable antenna technology offers tremendous operational and affordability advantages as the antennas are designed for extreme portability, reliability and ease of setup, even in extreme environments. The antennas can be air dropped to a military unit or transported as commercial baggage, which is a competitive edge that supports the effectiveness of expeditionary missions. With GATR's portable antennas, customers can now set up communication in less than 60 minutes, without the need of special tools. More than 110 companies competed in the rigorous, four- month judging process, with a total of only ten winners awarded in categories including: Bluetech; Cleantech Sustainability & Energy; Defense Transportation & Cybersecurity; Information Communication Technologies; Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools; Medical Devices; Pharmaceutical Drugs & Biologic Therapies; Robotics & Unmanned Vehicles; Software Digital Media & Mobile Apps; and Sport & Active Lifestyle Technologies. More info: cubic.com Improved Cargo Scanning Leidos, Inc., a global science and technology solutions company, received a delivery order by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to supply cargo and vehicle scanning systems, as well as provide optional training and maintenance to help CBP officers identify illegal materials while facilitating international trade. This order has a 30-month base period of performance and an option period of up to 10 years of maintenance from the final acceptance of the final unit. If all options are exercised, the total value is approximately $66 million. Through this delivery order, Leidos will deliver 22 of the VACIS M6500 scanners, a non-intrusive medium energy mobile scanner, to CBP ports of entry across the United States. The VACIS M6500 scanners enable CBP to perform effective and efficient non-intrusive inspection of conveyances, including trailer trucks, pallets, trailer-mounted cargo containers and other vehicles for contraband such as illicit drugs, terrorist weapons and currency. "Given that CBP screens more than 67,000 cargo containers each day, it is imperative that incoming cargo and vehicles are quickly evaluated with a high level of scrutiny," said Scott Gray, senior vice president of Homeland Security Solutions at Leidos. "The VACIS M6500 scanners and support we offer will enable CBP field officers to accurately identify dangerous materials while continuing to support the efficient flow of legal goods and people across U.S. borders." More info: leidos.com Criminal Prosecution Software Upgrade Tyler Technologies, Inc. signed an agreement with Oregon's Multnomah County District Attorney's (MCDA) Office for Tyler's Odyssey Attorney Managerâ„¢ solution to help manage its caseload and increase overall efficiency in prosecuting offenders who commit state and local criminal law violations in Multnomah County, Oregon. The MCDA was seeking to replace its legacy case management systems with a modern solution that would enable its staff of 250 to gain real-time access to critical case information and manage its growing caseload across six locations. The MCDA wanted a solution that would promote greater accuracy and provide validation of data when handling its estimated 30,000 annual adult felony and misdemeanor crimes as well as all juvenile matters. In addition, it wanted to be able to electronically file documents with the courts and achieve faster data exchange with law enforcement agencies. Odyssey Attorney Manager allows prosecutors to create and maintain charging documents and decisions, as well as protective orders and confidential victim information, all in a secure environment. The agreement includes software licenses, related professional services, maintenance and support. Odyssey is part of the multi- agency Tyler Alliance initiative, all parties benefit from simplified and robust data sharing and streamlined workflows. This will allow the DA and courts to eliminate duplicate data entry and easily access information such as hearing schedules, warrants and party data while maintaining separate, secure databases. More info: tylertech.com TECH UPDATE www.tacticaldefensemedia.com Winter 2016/2017 | S&BP AND CST & CBRNE | 19

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