24 Sep 08. US Transportation Security Administration Deploys QinetiQ’s New Airport Security Technology. The next evolution of mass transit safety, SPO Technology protects public safety and preserves individual privacy. QinetiQ North America’s Technology Solutions Group announced that the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) deployed its new mass transit security solution at the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport to enhance security measures surrounding the 2008 Republican National Convention.
17 Sep 08. A wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has expanded its solution set for command and control, homeland defense, surveillance and air traffic management. Raytheon Solypsis has released a new simulation and training tool – Virtual Environment for Collaborative Training and Operational Readiness (VECTOR). “VECTOR provides the user with a simplified operator interface to create real-world scenarios in a matter of minutes,” said Mark Trenor, president of Raytheon Solipsys. “With VECTOR, the user can design coordinated simulations at both tactical and strategic levels.” VECTOR delivers a dynamic environment for developing and executing training, operational readiness evaluation, and testing activities. It is fully interoperable with all of the latest Raytheon Solipsys-based software systems and incorporates industry standard Distributed Interactive Simulation interface to facilitate streamlined integration with other existing and future third party applications.