Combating Terrorism & Crime: Analytics Unveil Hidden Clues

With the exponential growth in the volume and data complexity, agencies operating telecom interceptions need to handle growing numbers of information sources and the data overflow which accompany them, outsmarting sophisticated evasive techniques that exploit the relative anonymity offered by modern internet-based services. By automatically analyzing large volumes of data, analysts can deal with the information-flow streaming from mass...

L1ID Splits between Safran, BAE Systems

BAE Systems announced today the planned acquisition of three intelligence services companies, for a total investment of almost US$300 million. The companies to be acquired are SpecTal LLC, Advanced Concepts Inc., and McClendon LLC – all part of the L-1 Identity Solutions Inc.'s (L1ID) Intelligence Services Group. Following the completion of the acquisition expected by the fourth quarter of...

Raytheon Expands Cybersecurity Portfolio with the Acquisition of ‘Technology Associates’

The Raytheon Company has acquired Technology Associates Inc., a privately held supplier to the U.S. intelligence community, providing system engineering support for mission-critical programs. Technology Associates' capabilities include data extraction and analysis; digital media intercept and exploitation; embedded system programming; and information assurance services. Based in Reston, Va., Technology Associates was established in 1990 and has 110 employees. // Technology...

Tangram – Fully Automated Intelligence Analysis Support

The TANGRAM program, managed by the US Air Force Research Lab at Rome is developing a fully automated intelligence analysis support system to continuously process intelligence information from classified and unclassified sources, rapidly detecting suspected terrorist activities. To date, many of the intelligence analysis programs have focused on systems, tools and algorithms to suspected activities and events of interest....

Network Offers Real-Time Link to Imagery Resources Worldwide

The U.S. Air Force has deployed a new intelligence sharing capability offering commanders and analysts at different locations an immediate access to each other's intelligence imagery and services, utilizing the recently fielded Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Integration Backbone (DIB) provided by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT). By connecting three independent and autonomous intelligence databases, located at Langley Air Force Base...

DGCS Progresses Toward Network Centric Reality

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to continue evolving the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Integration Backbone (DIB), a web-based system facilitating the sharing of near real-time, actionable intelligence information among warfighters. DIB 1.3, also known as the 'next-generation DIB', will improve the system's ability to use and share commercial computing technologies. Under the roadmap...

Israeli LIC Operations in Samaria

Start < Page 2 of 9 > The population centers of the West Bank are large, yet separated from each other. Starting out with major conventional military operations, IDF efforts have developed into more selective, yet intensive campaigns, often led by Special Operations forces. The IDF prefers to "envelop" specific objectives by making use of extensive intelligence and surveillance coordinated with small...

Dassault, BAE Systems to Cooperate Developing MALE UAVs

BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate exclusively on the preparation and submission of a joint proposal to the UK and French Ministries of Defence for the design, development, production and support of a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAS.

Empire Challenge: Turning ISR Into Actionable Intelligence

Empire Challenge (EC 09) sets the stage for an annual demonstration of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) interoperability, executed by US Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) under the sponsorship of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD/I). The exercise, hosted by the U.S. Navy Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, began July 6, 2009 and runs until the end of the...

IDAN

A software company providing image analysis, CAD and 3D modeling tools, Idan’s services apply to design and modeling applications for the transportation, real estate development, engineering, law enforcement and homeland security markets. The company offers customized and off the shelf applications including Oblivision, an advanced application for the management and analysis of visual data, combining vertical aerial images with oblique...

New Networks in Formation

AUSA, Washington DC, October 2009: The network centric that transformed the capabilities of air and naval forces in recent years is finally settling with the land forces, where outdated platforms and communications technologies, coupled with complex integration challenges have hindered sofar the introduction of wide-scale network-centric capabilities. With wide-band networking services becoming accessible at theater, the services are beginning to...

Pelican Products (PELI)

Peli is the European division of U.S. based Pelican Products company, a leading manufacturer of plastic injection molded protective cases. Peli is known for its ‘Protector’ Case line, protecting valuable equipment and advanced lighting systems. Peli’s products are used by industry, security, nautical, diving, photography and emergency services throughout the world.

Head of Israel’s ‘Shin Bet’ Outlines Israel’s Joint Counter-Terror Strategy

Israel's security services required time to adjust and develop new and effective countermeasures to combat the new threat of suicide bombers. The results were remarkable: Compared to 452 suicide attacks carried out by the Palestinians in 2003, only two such attacks occurred since 2007. (Read the full article... ) According to Yuval Diskin, Director, Israel Security Agency (ISA – Shin...