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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Port Of Miami Selects SAIC



Port Of Miami Selects SAIC

Science Applications InternationalCorporation (San Diego, CA) announced that its Security and TransportationTechnology Business Unit has been selected as the systems integratorfor the upgrade of the Port of Miami’s security gate facilities.

The Cargo Gate System project will include software, hardware, upgrading the existing network communications and systems integration to the Port Security System. This program will support the redevelopment of the Port of Miami’s dynamic cargo operations hub. SAIC’s transaction-based systems design for this facility includes its Vehicle and Cargo Inspection Systems (VACIS) gamma-ray scanning technology, vehicle identification technology (with advanced digital video and OCR components) weigh scales and driver transaction technology (combining card readers, VoIP camera, microphone and speaker units and other transaction processing technologies).

Under the terms if the contract, the gate configuration will streamline the Port’s security gate operations by simultaneously increasing security and expediting traffic flow, validating all driver and equipment missions and enhancing remote command center capabilities.


Science Applications International Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Signs Definitive Purchase Agreement

Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. (Gastonia, NC) has signed a definitivepurchase agreement to acquire the assets of Synergy Microsystems,Inc. (San Diego, CA) for $49 million.

Recently, Curtiss-Wright Controls was reorganized into three new business groups in order to maximize product innovation and system integration. These three units — Engineered Systems, Embedded Computing and Integrated Sensing — -combined the Curtiss-Wright Controls' family of companies into major industry segments which provide opportunities to cross-market products under one Curtiss-Wright brand. Under the terms of the agreement, Synergy, a provider of rugged and benign embedded computing solutions for aerospace, defense, industrial and medical applications, will operate as a business unit of the Embedded Computing group.

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