The fiscal 2014 budget proposal the Obama administration sent to Congress on April 10 carries mixed results for major Homeland Security Department information technology efforts. Total funding for the DHS office of the chief information officer would go down by 1.2 percent when taking into account Office of Management and Budget-projected inflation.
Evaluation by Customs and Border Protection of industry proposals in response to its integrated fixed tower procurement is taking longer than expected, CBP acknowledged earlier this month.
An internal document obtained by FierceHomelandSecurity shows that officials at one point considered utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles as a substitute for integrated fixed towers.
Customs and Border Protection says existing technology is sufficiently advanced for it to mount a new attempt to deploy a tower-based anti-border crossing network of sensors along Arizona's southern
Customs and Border Protection would be able to spend $11.65 billion in the current fiscal year, $10.15 billion of that in direct appropriations, under an appropriations bill approved by the House and
Customs and Border Protection will finalize over the next 10 months the mixture of assets it intends to deploy along the southwestern border, a top CBP official told a Nov. 15 House panel. CBP has
Customs and Border Protection may be duplicating the similar cost-estimating errors in a $1.5 billion effort to deploy technology along the southern Arizona border as it did in SBInet, the now-
The Homeland Security Department's appropriations for the coming fiscal year could be reduced--in many cases significantly--under the House Appropriations Committee's markup of the department's
Customs and Border Protection plans for a successor to the canceled SBInet effort in Arizona are proceeding without a clear basis for deploying the chosen mix of technology, says the Government