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Synectics awarded critical-infrastructure contract

Synectics has secured a multi-site protection contract for a customer whose infrastructure assets are considered critical to national security. Responsible for maintaining an energy network that supplies over 3.9 million homes and businesses, the customer required a centralised system to guard against both physical and cyber threats at five key sites – each recognised as a national asset with corresponding levels of access clearance. The Synectics solution, driven by its Synergy

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[SECON 2020] Asia’s only integrated Security Event

The curve of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Korea has flattened as rigorous social distancing and contact tracing have made the pandemic at Safe Level. The outbreak is now under control and this indeed is a bright prospect for SECON 2020, held from July 6-8 in Hall 3-5 at KINTEX (Korea) as the largest event ever. This year’s SECON will be even more meaningful as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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LifeSafety Power releases NetLink NLX for efficient managed power applications

LifeSafety Power continues to show its leadership in the intelligent networked power category, unveiling the NetLink NLX Network Communication Module, a remote monitoring device engineered to handle enterprise applications and specifications which require large numbers of network-managed outputs. Expanding the NetLink family, NLX is the next generation of network communications from LifeSafety Power, offering eight Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) ports instead of four in the NL4 – allowing users to

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Four European countries deploy EpiShuttle pods

Three leading European Air Forces have deployed single patient isolation pods to rescue Covid-19 patients from remote areas. In record time, the EpiShuttle is now in service with The British Royal Air Force, The Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Royal Danish Air Force and the German Air Ambulance DRF. The three Air Forces and the German Air Ambulance have all deployed the isolation pod. The EU supported EpiShuttle was developed

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Peli lightens the logistics load with Light Lift

The advanced material used to build Peli-Hardigg Light Lift series cases makes them up to 30% lighter than traditional rotationally moulded cases, which means considerable logistics savings with less manpower and resources required. This brings a substantial benefit for the Health and Safety of professionals working in the field. The new Light Lift case family is geared toward two or four man carry applications with a maximum 136kgs gross payload

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ADS members join VentilatorChallengeUK consortium

Following an announcement by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the UK’s aerospace, automotive and medical sectors have come together within the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium, to produce 10,000 medical ventilators. After this rallying call, the government have partnered a number of the UK’s leading technology and engineering firms with smaller manufacturers to rapidly build existing, modified or newly designed ventilators at speed, with seven priority projects underway. They are working to improve

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UK space sector working together on response to Covid-19

The Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency and the President and Chair of the UKspace trade body met virtually to discuss the space sector’s response to Covid-19. The UK space sector employs 42,000 people and generates an income of £14.8bn each year, while supporting £300bn of wider economic activity through other industries with satellite services such as navigation, communications and Earth observation. Space is part of the UK’s Critical

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NaVCIS collaborate with Police Crime Prevention Academy to tackle rural crime

NaVCIS, the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service, have been supporting the Police Crime Prevention Academy in the delivery of the Academy’s Level 3 and 4 crime prevention qualifications, to raise awareness of the work that they do tackling vehicle crime connected with the rural, plant, haulage and leisure industries. NaVCIS is a national police unit that works to protect communities in the UK from the harm of vehicle finance crime

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Key Workers in Security and Fire Safety – The National Security Inspectorate view

With recently introduced social distancing measures, Key Workers essential to the running of public and other services across the UK including the NHS and critical infrastructure, have been categorised by Government. The intent is to ensure health and safety for the public at large during the pandemic and efforts to control Covid-19. NSI’s view is clear: approved companies working in security and fire safety deliver every day essential services ranging

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Extraordinary G20 Leaders’ summit statement on COVID-19

The unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic is a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness and vulnerabilities. The virus respects no borders. Combating this pandemic calls for a transparent, robust, coordinated, large-scale and science-based global response in the spirit of solidarity. We are strongly committed to presenting a united front against this common threat. We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and the suffering faced by people around the world. Tackling

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