A-T Solutions gets $37M naval expeditionary forensics and biometrics program contract

A-T Solutions has announced that it has just been awarded $37 million order by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) in support of the Naval Expeditionary Forensics and Biometrics (NEFB) program to assist in providing forensic support to all branches of the military. “We are honored to have this opportunity to support the NEFB team in this extremely critical area of operations,” Dennis Kelly, president and CEO of A-T Solutions said. “Forensics and biometrics are especially essential to

Aware announces US Navy mobile biometrics deployment

Aware has announced that the US Navy has just deployed a mobile biometric solution from the company as a part of its “Identity Dominance” program. Specifically, the solution includes a software application developed by Aware to operate on third-party ruggedized biometric capture devices. This app uses APIs that are a part of Aware’s COTS SDK. Aware also supplies the Navy with its Biometric Services Platform, which is used to update software on its devices. “The successful Navy deployment represents a major

Cross Match donates biometric tools to U.S. Naval Academy Foundation

Cross Match has recently donated biometric identity management software and hardware to the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation for the Academy’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Specifically, the donation includes Guardian Patrol ID ten-print fingerprint livescan and ISCAN II dual iris scan devices, EF200 dual fingerprint scanners, MOBS mission-oriented biometric software and Cross Match’s latest WEBS enrollment software. “Our employees in Palm Beach Gardens assemble SEEK multi-biometric handhelds and develop biometric software and applications that support the efforts of our servicemen and

U.S. Marines announce use of Cross Match biometrics in Afghanistan

The U.S. Marines are now using a mobile biometric capture device from Cross Match, calling it the Biometric Enrollment and Screening Device (BESD) that according to the army, has already enrolled over 19,000 persons of interest in the field. Specifically, the Marines are using the SEEK II from Cross Match – the same device used to identify Osama Bin Laden. Of the 19,000 persons of interest identified in Afghanistan with the SEEK II, the Marines say 300 have been placed

Actionable Intelligence Summit

Actionable Intelligence for Defense and Homeland Security Adapting Technologies to Enhance the Efficiency of Tactical Operations One of the top priorities of the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies is to reduce the number of surprise encounters on the battlefield by increasing the availability and efficiency of tactical information. Operators need the tools and training to help them identify friends or foes, to know where threats are, to see inside buildings and around corners or over hills and increase awareness

Eid Passport gets cross-certification with CertiPath PKI Bridge

Eid Passport Inc. has achieved cross-certification with the CertiPath PKI Bridge. The CertiPath PKI Bridge serves as the central hub that enables participating organizations to collaborate and share information on a global basis with high confidence that their information and physical assets are properly protected. The CertiPath Bridge eliminates the process of individually mapping a direct trust relationship between one PKI and another PKI. According to Eid Passport, it is the largest commercial provider of U.S. Department of Defense issued credentials and

Iron Bow Technologies nabs U.S. Air Force NETCENTS-2 product contract

Iron Bow Technologies LLC has been awarded the Network Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) Products contract form the United States Air Force.  The major contract has an estimated value of $6.9 billion with a three-year base period of performance from the award date, and three additional one-year options. This contract allows the Air Force to acquire a wide range of standard, interoperable IT products including equipment, servers, software and biometric hardware with associated software. “Iron Bow is committed to providing innovative data center,

IDGA’s Forensic Enabled Intelligence 2013

Harnessing Physical and Digital Evidence Through Collaboration and Technology April 22-24, 2013 – Holiday Inn, Alexandria, VA IDGA’s Forensic Enabled Intelligence 2013 will take place just as the Defense Forensics Enterprise takes shape and procurement procedures shift from ad-hoc funding to budgeted expenses. FEI 2013 is a unique opportunity to gain first hand perspectives from those directly responsible for the direction of our future forensic efforts. Speakers from the Office of the Provost Marshal General of the Army, the Naval

Kratos lands $4.3 million U.S. Marine Corps biometrics program contract

Kratos has announced that its Defense Rocket Support Service division’s Technical Services business unit has won the contract to provide acquisition, financial, logistics, training, technical, program management and administrative support to the Program Manager United States Marine Corps Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Deivce (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (PM USMC CREW) Biometrics Programs. The contract, worth $4.3 million, encompasses PM USMC CREW Biometrics Programs, including the Biometrics Automated Toolset, the Identity Dominance System Marine Corps, the Biometrics Enrollment Screening Device, the Handheld