Elbit Awarded A Contract toProvide ISTAR Solution

An Approximately $82 Million Contract to Provide an Asia-Pacific Country with the Condor 2Strategic ISTAR Solution Elbit Systems Ltd. has recently been awarded an approximately $82 million contract to provide an Asia-Pacific country with a comprehensive electro-optic airborne solution, Condor 2, for use in intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions. The contract, which is a follow-on order from the same customer, will be performed over a four-years period by Elbit Systems’ ISTAR Division. This program is being performed in cooperation with ELTA Systems Ltd., who is supplying additional…

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A Facial Recognition System for National Police of the Netherlands

Safran Identity and Security has supplied a facial recognition solution to the National Police of the Netherlands. The nationwide system, which includes workstations for facial search, comparison and analysis was recently launched at the National Forensic Service Centre. Dutch police officers can now submit a facial image for search against their databases and save precious time. This facial recognition system is an extension of the biometric services that have been successfully delivered over many years by Safran Identity & Security in the Netherlands. The original system provides search, analysis, and…

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Milestone Secures Iceland’s New High Security Prison

Integrated with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems, Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 enables Holmsheidi Prison to proactively respond to incidents Milestone Systems has joined forces with Security Center (Öryggismiðstöðin) and Verkís to provide an advanced security solution for Holmsheidi Prison in Reykjavik, Iceland. The solution combines Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems. Completed in 2015, Holmsheidi Prison is Iceland’s new high-security women’s prison. Located on the outskirts of the capital Reykjavik, the premises cover roughly 9 acres, while the building with its 56 cells covers…

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Swansea University Selects SafeZone™ to Boost Security

Students to benefit from enhanced personal protection, both on and off campus CriticalArc has recently announced that its pioneering SafeZone™ personal protection and campus security system has been selected by Swansea University to boost 24/7 safety for its students and staff both on and off campus. Swansea University is the latest in a fast-growing list of UK higher education establishments to choose SafeZone, following its European launch in 2014. The University has more than 19,000 students, including many international students, studying on a range of courses from Engineering, Law, and…

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