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 Krygyzstan Tenders  2019/20

SrNo. Description Deadline Date
1 Purchase of technical support for Cisco network equipment and Cisco FirePower software licenses 27/04/2020
2 Construction of a mini-football stadium in the village of Belek 20/04/2020
3 Purchase Service and maintenance of Internet communications. 17/04/2020
4 Current repairs of the internal bathrooms of secondary school No. 14 named after Gubkin in Kochkor-Ata 17/04/2020
5 Purchase of drinking water meters 16/04/2020
6 Purchase of services 1C support 16/04/2020
7 purchase Consumables for organizational equipment (repeatedly) 16/04/2020
8 Purchase of medicines and medical devices 16/04/2020
9 Purchase Overhaul of the sports hall in secondary school No. 28 Ch.Aitmatov 16/04/2020
10 Repair and maintenance of special armored vehicles. 15/04/2020
11 Services for the manufacture of a barrier, fire shield and full house 15/04/2020
12 Procurement Asphalting and landscaping of the territory of secondary schools in the city of Kochkor-Ata 15/04/2020
13 Purchase Street lighting 14/04/2020
14 Procurement information technology 14/04/2020
15 purchase Maintenance, repair of computer equipment and consumables. 14/04/2020
16 purchase Services of a truck crane 13/04/2020
17 Procurement of IT equipment 13/04/2020
18 Medical, Non-medical Equipment and Medical Furniture for the National Perinatal Center 13/04/2020
19 Cartridge refilling, computer repair and printers 13/04/2020
20 purchase Hard disk 13/04/2020
21 Purchase of a router for working with electronic documentation. 13/04/2020
22 Medicines and medical devices 10/04/2020
23 Building materials; auxiliary materials for construction (excluding electrical equipment) 10/04/2020
24 purchase Consumables for computer equipment 10/04/2020
25 Acquisition of electricity meters ASKUE 09/04/2020
26 Acquisition of electricity meters ASKUE 09/04/2020
27 Purchase of personal computers and multifunction devices 09/04/2020
28 Purchase of a laptop 09/04/2020
29 Construction of a sports hall in the village of Kaiyrma (completion of the 1st s 09/04/2020
30 Procurement Of Water Meters And Operation And Maintenance Equipment 08/04/2020
31 Purchase of computers and printers 08/04/2020
32 Purchase of thermal sweat and card readers 08/04/2020
33 Purchase of thermal sweat and card readers 08/04/2020
34 Procurement Atai ayyl aymagyndagy mektepterge jana mektepke cheyinki bilim berүү uyumdaryna household goods satyp aluu. 08/04/2020
35 purchase Materials for the construction of the stadium in the village. October 08/04/2020
36 Acquisition of electricity meters 07/04/2020
37 Purchase of electricity meters 07/04/2020
38 Purchase of office equipment (network, personal laser printers, multifunction devices and scanners). 06/04/2020
39 Purchase of computers in the kit 06/04/2020
40 Purchase of medical devices additional Q1 2020 06/04/2020
41 purchase For the purchase of ammunition 06/04/2020
42 Supply of IT equipment (repeatedly) 06/04/2020
43 Purchase of accessories for computers and supplies for the printer (Repeated for canceled lots) 06/04/2020
44 Supply of water meters, leak detection and laboratory equipment, valves, fire hydrant, pumps, generator, chlorination and disinfection equipment and chemicals 04/04/2020
45 Acquisition of electricity meters and current transformers. 03/04/2020
46 Purchase of computer equipment for the apparatus of the Ivanovo a / o Ysyk-Ata district (according to the specification) 03/04/2020
47 Medical masks 03/04/2020
48 Buy a medical mask 03/04/2020
49 Electricity metering devices ASKUE 02/04/2020
50 Special tools for combating coronavirus 02/04/2020
51 Construction of the storage of the flood barrier 01/04/2020
52 Acquisition of electricity meters ASKUE 01/04/2020
53 Lot no. 1 Detector of explosives (gas analyzer) 01/04/2020
54 Cold water meter verification 31/03/2020
55 Purchase of a turnstile with installation for the enterprise. (Repeatedly). 31/03/2020
56 Medical masks, ethyl alcohol 31/03/2020
57 The purchase of personal protective equipment (medical masks, shoe covers), 31/03/2020
58 Lot # 1 3-layer medical masks 31/03/2020
59 Street lighting 30/03/2020
60 Purchase of water meters (prices including VAT) 30/03/2020
61 Excavator services with a bucket volume of 0.3 m3 30/03/2020
62 Purchase of satellite equipment 27/03/2020
63 Lot no. 1 "Portable metal detector" 27/03/2020
64 Supply of scratch cards 27/03/2020
65 Development of a working draft for the installation of heat energy meters and a heat carrier (on a water heating network) in the workshop and administrative building of the enterprise 27/03/2020
66 Acquisition of electricity meters 26/03/2020
67 Purchase of a single-phase meter and box for the meter 26/03/2020
68 Purchase name single-phase meter purchase and meter box 26/03/2020
69 Purchase a bullet machine in a set 2, a thermal imager in 2 pieces, 85kg chlorine lime. 26/03/2020
70 Personal Computer Purchase 25/03/2020
71 Acquisition Of Computers And Printers 25/03/2020
72 Acquisition of services of a truck crane with a crew 25/03/2020
73 Acquisition of services of a truck crane with a crew 25/03/2020
74 Acquisition of surveying equipment 25/03/2020
75 Tenders are invited for Software 24/03/2020
76 Purchase Of Services For Support Of The Information Legal System Toktom Lawyer Light 24/03/2020
77 Monthly Software Maintenance "1c: Accounting For Budget Organizations Of Kyrgyzstan 8. 2", Taking Into Account The New Classification Of Expenses And Chart Of Accounts. 24/03/2020
78 Purchase Of Accounting Software And Accounting 1s Accounting 24/03/2020
79 Purchase Of Software Services 1c Accounting Umes Kr In Naryn Region 24/03/2020
80 Maintenance And Updating Of Program 1 Enterprise 8. 3 Accounting. For Budgetary Organizations Of Kyrgyzstan And The Consolidated Balance Sheet Of Suluktinsky Directorate Of Ifrc 24/03/2020
81 Buying Desktop Computers, Printers And Ip Phones 24/03/2020
82 Updating The Rik Software Package With Additional Keys (budget Including Vat) 24/03/2020
83 Purchase of Electric Energy Meter "ASKUE" 100 amp 3-phase 24/03/2020
84 Name of purchase Electric meter 23/03/2020
85 Electro meter 23/03/2020
86 Maintenance Of The Program 1c Accounting Version 8. 3 23/03/2020
87 The Purchase Of Computer Equipment In A Set Of 2 Pieces 23/03/2020
88 Purchase Of A Laptop And Thermal Printer, Computer Equipment 23/03/2020
89 Acquisition Of Computers 23/03/2020
90 Purchase of a fire warning system and automatic fire extinguishing 20/03/2020
91 Procurement Video surveillance installation in the educational buildings of the university. 20/03/2020
92 Purchase of Internet communication services 20/03/2020
93 Production and installation of barriers for turnstiles for university buildings made of stainless steel. 20/03/2020
94 Services For A Set Of Works On Creating Software Based On A Gis Database And An Inventory Of The City Of Tokmok 20/03/2020
95 Software Maintenance 1-c Accounting. 20/03/2020
96 Acquisition Of Internet Connection Services 20/03/2020
97 Acquisition Of Computer Equipment For Arashan Ayil Okmotu 20/03/2020
98 Services of a Crane Excavator for overhaul of the gas transportation system of Sokuluksky RUVH 20/03/2020
99 Purchase of auto parts (for a truck crane loader PHOTON No. 02 KG 9346 AC) 20/03/2020
100 Purchase of electricity meters 20/03/2020
101 Purchase of an armored door 20/03/2020
102 Portable calibration and flowmeter installation for checking water meters without dismantling, water meters, rotameter 19/03/2020
103 Road signs 19/03/2020
104 Supply Of Computer & Office Equipment (38 Laptops & 38printers) 19/03/2020
105 Server Hardware And Software 19/03/2020
106 Purchase of lottery ticket production services. 18/03/2020
107 Buying An Internet Connection 18/03/2020
108 Purchase Of Computer / Office Equipment-lot 1 – Smartphone 18/03/2020
109 Purchase of an electricity meter and current transformer 18/03/2020
110 Purchase of civil defense equipment 18/03/2020
111 Services of a truck crane with a manipulator up to 5 tn taking into account fuel and lubricants 18/03/2020
112 Computer Media And Services 18/03/2020
113 Purchase water meters for a well with a complete set 18/03/2020
114 Purchase of electric meters for city hall institutions and transformer repair in DOO 4 18/03/2020
115 Purchase Of A Thermoprinter And Check Tape For A Thermoprinter 17/03/2020
116 Purchase A Laptop And Tablet 17/03/2020
117 Support Services For The 1c Program "accounting 8. 3 For Budget Organizations Of Kyrgyzstan 17/03/2020
118 Purchase Of Computer Equipment 17/03/2020
119 Manipulator Crane Services 17/03/2020
120 Purchase of electronic meters with installation 17/03/2020
121 Purchase of electronic meters with installation 17/03/2020
122 Accounting, Technical Support Of 1c: Enterprise 8. 2 Software 17/03/2020
123 Monthly maintenance software "1c: accounting for budgetary organizations of kyrgyzstan" on the platform "1c: enterprise 8. 2", taking into account the new economic classification of expenses and chart of accounts. 17/03/2020
124 Purchase Of Computer Equipment Maintenance Services 17/03/2020
125 Provision Of Computer Services 17/03/2020
126 Repair And Maintenance Of Computer Equipment And Other Types Of Office Equipment 17/03/2020
127 Acquisition Of Office Printers 17/03/2020
128 Support Services For The 1c Accounting Program, Computer Services 17/03/2020
129 Database On Advisory Services On Evaluation Of Grant Proposals (online). 16/03/2020
130 Single-phase electricity meters 16/03/2020
131 Purchase of a domestic gas meter (prices including VAT) 16/03/2020
132 Computer With Printer, Laptop, Ups, Printer 16/03/2020
133 purchase Services of a truck crane (repeatedly) 16/03/2020
134 Purchase of services for the production of certificates. 16/03/2020
135 Fire alarm installation 16/03/2020
136 Maintenance Of The Program 1c Accounting 8. 3 And Accounting Consulting 16/03/2020
137 Maintenance Of The 1c Program "accounting For Budget Organizations Of Kyrgyzstan" 16/03/2020
138 Router Purchase 16/03/2020
139 Laptop Purchase 16/03/2020
140 Purchase Of Office Equipment Dara Ayil Okmotu 16/03/2020
141 Purchase Of Computer Equipment 16/03/2020
142 Printer Purchase 16/03/2020
143 Service For Software Support 1c. 16/03/2020
144 Installing Software 1c Accounting 8. 3. With Accompanying Programs For 12 Months And Training With The Issuance Of A Certificate For One Employee 16/03/2020
145 Acquisition Of A Personal Computer For Ak-beshimsky A / O, Chuy R / A 16/03/2020
146 Providing Provision Of Maintenance Services For The Software Of The Telemetry Control Panel Based On The Aktel Complexes 14/03/2020
147 Providing Provision Of Support Services For The Corporate Intranet Portal Of Gazprom Kyrgyzstan Llc 13/03/2020
148 Services For The Development Of 1c Accounting Software 13/03/2020
149 Street lighting installation 13/03/2020
150 Acquisition of corporate communications services and presentation of prepaid cards for mobile communications 13/03/2020
151 Cartridges and bullets 13/03/2020
152 Purchase Of Computer Equipment 13/03/2020
153 Purchasing Cash Checkbooks 13/03/2020
154 Acquisition Of Computer Equipment For Office For 2020 13/03/2020
155 Purchase Of Personal Computers For Oshgui 13/03/2020
156 Acquisition Of Internet Connection Services Through Fiber-optic Communication Lines 13/03/2020
157 Computer Equipment Services 13/03/2020
158 Laptop Purchase 13/03/2020
159 Purchase Of Internet Services Throughout The Year 13/03/2020
160 Purchase of a turnstile with installation for the enterprise 12/03/2020
161 Support Services For The Aqua Billing System Software Product 12/03/2020
162 Buying Apple Tablets For Sky Mobile Llc 12/03/2020
163 Fire panels, fire extinguishers for schools and kindergartens 12/03/2020
164 Acquisition of gate valves, flanges, bolts. 12/03/2020
165 Development And Support Of The Software - Electronic Archive 12/03/2020
166 Purchase Pc Computer 12/03/2020
167 Production of seals and stamps 12/03/2020
168 Production of greeting cards, business cards and certificate 12/03/2020
169 Purchase of fireproof cloth PP-300 12/03/2020
170 Support Services For The Program "1c: Enterprise 8 Accounting For Budgetary Organizations" 12/03/2020
171 Purchase Of Computer Equipment And Spare Parts For The Terminal 12/03/2020
172 Acquisition Of An Automated System For Commercial Accounting Of Electricity. 12/03/2020
173 Acquisition of electricity meters 11/03/2020
174 Purchase Services of a truck crane 11/03/2020
175 MUK tekstalik karodon otkoruu “Truck crane 43141 KS2561 1988 6.3 t” 11/03/2020
176 Plastic cards (from 1 to 2 lots) 11/03/2020
177 Request for quotation for Purchase of furniture and computer equipment "(3 lots). 11/03/2020
178 Acquisition Of Internet Services For 2020 11/03/2020
179 Acquisition Of Computers And Office Equipment 11/03/2020
180 MUK tekstalik karodon otkoruu “Truck crane 43141 KS2561 1988 6.3 t” 11/03/2020
181 Procurement Of Equipment For Server Room Including Related Materials. 11/03/2020
182 Accounting System Support 1 C 11/03/2020
183 Purchase and installation of alarm, fire alarm and installation video surveillance system 11/03/2020
184 Maintenance Of The Program 1c "accounting" 11/03/2020
185 Street lighting 11/03/2020
186 Street lighting 11/03/2020
187 Purchase Stamps / Seals manufacturing, computer services and maintenance services 1C Accounting 11/03/2020
188 Acquisition Of Software "anti-plagiarism. University" 11/03/2020
189 Computer Equipment For School 106 Aybek S. Andizhan From / Kyzyl-kyshtak 11/03/2020
190 Acquisition Of Computers, Printers And Ups 11/03/2020
191 Acquisition Of Information Technology Services 10/03/2020
192 Purchase fire shield with installation 10/03/2020
193 Purchase of Internet communication services. 10/03/2020
194 Acquisition Of A Printer For Kindergarten Y. Akhmadaliva S. Ishkavan S / U Kyzyl-kyshtak 10/03/2020
195 Zapravka Printer Cartridges, Computer Equipment Purchase 10/03/2020
196 Services For The Production Of Electronic Digital Signature Eds 10/03/2020
197 Purchasing An Antivirus License 10/03/2020
198 Printer Purchase 10/03/2020
199 Lan Equipment With Installation 10/03/2020
200 Acquisition Of Printing Supplies 10/03/2020
201 Purchasing Computer Accessories 09/03/2020
202 KEEP, Phase 3 | National consultant on Optimization of Business Processes 09/03/2020
203 Purchase of a computer kit museum r / s 4408/061101005948 nookenot culture muzei 06/03/2020
204 Purchase Telecommunication Equipment (GPON) 06/03/2020
205 Purchasing Telecommunication Equipment (gpon) 06/03/2020
206 Purchase OfAdsl Modems And Ethernet Routers 06/03/2020
207 Acquisition Of Network Equipment And Materials 06/03/2020
208 Conclusion Of Framework Agreements For Purchase Of Pc And Laptop 06/03/2020
209 Personal protective equipment (Exercise machine Vitim-2-23U). 05/03/2020
210 Purchase Service for the supply and installation of video surveillance systems 05/03/2020
211 Service of a truck crane with a manipulator up to 5 tn taking into account fuel and lubricants 05/03/2020
212 Konorchok Village Government School With A Computer Purchase Jetkiruusu 05/03/2020
213 Purchase Units For Megacom (internet Router) 05/03/2020
214 On May 1, the Government of schools and kindergartens and replacement of electricity meters to be registered 05/03/2020
215 Acquisition Of Computer Equipment And Consumables For Office Equipment Maintenance 04/03/2020
216 Procurement of services; installation and connection of fire alarm devices. 04/03/2020
217 Cartridges and bullets 04/03/2020
218 SEG National Expert Digital Skills 04/03/2020
219 Cartridges and bullets 04/03/2020
220 Purchase Ai92 Gasoline, Computer Services And Stationery 04/03/2020
221 Services for setting up, maintaining and ensuring information security of the local computer network and server equipment of the ministry. 04/03/2020
222 Computer Hardware 04/03/2020
223 Purchase Of Equipment (computers, Printers), (lot From 1 To 5) 04/03/2020
224 Services of the estimator for the restoration of street lighting 04/03/2020
225 Services For The Development Of Software For Financial Analysis And Accounting 04/03/2020
226 Purchase Of Equipment And Materials For A Local Area Network 04/03/2020
227 Internet services 04/03/2020
228 procurement Installation of video surveillance cameras for the administrative building of FOK Gazprom, Arashan village, Alamudun district 03/03/2020
229 Purchase of brushes for sweeping machines PPU-3.0 / 08 03/03/2020
230 Purchase of brushes for PPU-3.0 / 08 sweepers 03/03/2020
231 Acquisition Of Printing Supplies 03/03/2020
232 (52) Purchase Of 1c Support Service For 2020 03/03/2020
233 Development services of a multi-page website information system 03/03/2020
234 Buying Metal Shutter Valves 03/03/2020
235 Production of blank products (certificates) 03/03/2020
236 Purchase of card readers (repeatedly). 03/03/2020
237 Lot No. 1 "Set of accessories and spare parts for the baggage handling system" Vandarlande " 03/03/2020
238 Tenders are invited for Digitally signed (rutoken) 03/03/2020
239 Installation of an automatic fire alarm of an administrative building 02/03/2020
240 AVVG cable 2 * 6 mm and shield for 1ph meters 02/03/2020
241 Purchase Of Office And Household Goods, Spare Parts And Consumables For Computers 02/03/2020
242 Acquisition of services for accounting and technical support of the 1c program for budgetary institutions of the kyrgyz republic Eligibility Criteria : - 02/03/2020
243 Name of purchase For the acquisition of additional video surveillance 02/03/2020
244 Services of a truck crane with a manipulator up to 5 tons including fuel and lubricants 02/03/2020
245 Purchasing Antivirus Software Licenses For Local Workstations 29/02/2020
246 Preparation of Feasibility Studies and Designs for Improved Seismic Safety and Energy Efficiency of Schools andAuthor supervision 28/02/2020
247 High Performance Router Switches, Software And Service Licenses 28/02/2020
248 Acquisition of road signs and reinforced concrete racks for road signs 28/02/2020
249 Acquisition Of Computer Equipment 28/02/2020
250 Computer Hardware And Peripherals 28/02/2020
251 Services of a truck crane 28/02/2020
252 Buy Computer Equipment 28/02/2020
253 Accounting Program Support 1s 28/02/2020
254 Truck crane services 28/02/2020
255 Integrated Forest Ecosystem Management 27/02/2020
256 Purchase of a fire alarm and CCTV system with installation 27/02/2020
257 Internet services and cellular communications. 27/02/2020
258 Lot No. 1 "Access control equipment" 27/02/2020
259 Purchase of Internet connection services 27/02/2020
260 Supply of a digital access control system with installation and commissioning 27/02/2020
261 Production of a titanium scrubber for ventilation (according to the drawing)). 27/02/2020
262 Purchase Of System Software 27/02/2020
263 Purchase of an instrument regulating the operation of automatic valves RS-29.1.12M 27/02/2020
264 Crane Manipulator (Telescopic) 26/02/2020
265 Purchase of visa services 26/02/2020
266 Acquisition of services for the development, design and website maintenance 26/02/2020
267 Purchase Of Information System Modernization Services 26/02/2020
268 Purchase Of Computer Equipment And Refill Cartridge 26/02/2020
269 Service for the placement and technical support of server equipment 26/02/2020
270 Laptop Purchase 26/02/2020
271 World Wide Web Access Services 26/02/2020
272 Fire extinguishers, Refueling fire extinguishers 25/02/2020
273 Buying Webcam 25/02/2020
274 Buying smart electricity meters and shades 25/02/2020
275 Purchase smart electricity meter and shades 25/02/2020
276 Purchase smart electricity meter and shades 25/02/2020
277 Purchase Computer 25/02/2020
278 Acquisition Of Other Services (digital Provision Of Computing Devices And Support) 25/02/2020
279 MBP Fire extinguisher 25/02/2020
280 Purchase of a meter for electricity 25/02/2020
281 Buying an electricity meter 25/02/2020
282 Purchase A Router With Installation 25/02/2020
283 Lan Update Services 25/02/2020
284 Acquisition of computers, repair and maintenance of office equipment 25/02/2020
285 Buying A Computer 25/02/2020
286 Maintenance Services ForAisGik (software Maintenance Of The Automated Information 25/02/2020
287 Delivery of state registration number plates and special blank products to regional branches of GU “Unaa” 24/02/2020
288 International consultant on climate change adaptation funding proposal development 24/02/2020
289 Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridors 1 and 3 Connector Road Project - 48401-007 Selection of Procurement Specialists 24/02/2020
290 International Consultant to finalize the project proposal “Building the resilience of irrigation systems to mudflows caused by climate change in Southern Kyrgyzstan” Not set 24/02/2020
291 Purchase Of Standard Software 24/02/2020
292 Purchasing Card Readers 24/02/2020
293 Purchase Of Cable Management For Server Equipment 24/02/2020
294 Placement Officer 24/02/2020
295 Purchase of plastic cards (with chip) 24/02/2020
296 Purchase Of Spare Parts And Services For Computer Repair, Office Equipment And Refilling 24/02/2020
297 Buy Professional Litseyina 58 Kerekteluçu Printer Parts 24/02/2020
298 Acquisition Of Services For Supporting Program 1c Enterprise 8. 3 24/02/2020
299 Accounting Software Packages 24/02/2020
300 Acquisition of Diploma, Banner, Cup and Certificate. 24/02/2020
301 Supply of computer equipment 21/02/2020
302 Supply of computer equipment, streaming scanners, barcode scanners and antivirus software for the central office and branches of the Kyrgyz Post Office. 21/02/2020
303 Supply of computer equipment, streaming scanners, barcode scanners and antivirus software for the central office and branches of the Kyrgyz Post Office. 21/02/2020
304 Consultant on municipal forests mapping 21/02/2020
305 Procurement Of Server Platform For Constitutional Chamber Of kyrgyz Republic 21/02/2020
306 Purchase Of Technical Support For Oracle Database Software Products 21/02/2020
307 Purchase of protective clothing OZK-L-1 21/02/2020
308 Supply of computer equipment, streaming scanners, barcode scanners and antivirus software for the central office and branches of the Kyrgyz Post Office. 21/02/2020
309 Supply of computer equipment, streaming scanners, barcode scanners and antivirus software for the central office and branches of the Kyrgyz Post Office. 21/02/2020
310 Purchase of lan and supplies 21/02/2020
311 Supply of Computer Equipment 21/02/2020
312 Digitalization Year Under The Framework Of The City Management Education Kindergartens 21/02/2020
313 International Expert on SDG Finance 21/02/2020
315 Purchase of components for telecommunication equipment 20/02/2020
316 Electric motors, electrical devices (relays and lighting products) and cable products (including VAT) 20/02/2020
320 Purchase of currency detectors 20/02/2020
321 Procurement of services of a truck crane with a carrying capacity of at least 25 tons in an amount of 2 units 20/02/2020
322 Purchases of fire extinguishers and fire hoses in a set 20/02/2020
323 Procurement of services of a truck crane with a carrying capacity of at least 25 tons in an amount of 2 units 20/02/2020
325 Lot No. 1 Office Equipment (computer Assembly In The Amount Of 16 Comp. And Mfp 3/1 In The Amount Of 20 Pcs . ) . 19/02/2020
326 Acquisition of access control terminal with face recognition and time tracking function 19/02/2020
327 Accessories for laying wire SIP 19/02/2020
328 Purchase of cellular communication services (+ Internet) for 2020 + SIM cards 19/02/2020
329 Digital Signature Update 18/02/2020
330 Telecommunication equipment (repeatedly) 18/02/2020
331 Acquisition of an electric meter 18/02/2020
332 Buying Electric Meters 18/02/2020
333 Production of official certificates 18/02/2020
334 Supply and installation of water meters 17/02/2020
335 Purchase of license plate seals 17/02/2020
336 Supply and installation of water meters 17/02/2020
337 Acquisition Of Computer Components, Laptops, And Projectors. 17/02/2020
338 Buying Computers 17/02/2020
339 Supply Of Ngfw Solutions 14/02/2020
340 Purchases of support for overhead lines with structures and insulators. 14/02/2020
341 Purchase Of Standard Software 14/02/2020
342 Purchase Of Tablets 14/02/2020
343 Services For Providing Internet Access No. 4 13/02/2020
344 Strengthening Education System Sector Development Program 12/02/2020
345 Acquisition of computer equipment 12/02/2020
346 Procurement FIRE EQUIPMENT 11/02/2020
347 Telecommunication equipment 11/02/2020
348 Purchase of technical safety systems (video surveillance, alarm, ACS, consumables) 10/02/2020
349 Procurement of services of a truck crane with a carrying capacity of at least 25 tons in an amount of 2 units 10/02/2020
350 Purchasing services of a truck crane with a carrying capacity of at least 25 tons in an amount of 2 units 10/02/2020
351 Procurement Information Technology Services 10/02/2020
352 Purchase of Computer 10/02/2020
353 Buying plastic cards 10/02/2020
354 Purchase of plastic cards 10/02/2020
355 Purchase Maintenance of the 1C Program and Maintenance of Computers 07/02/2020
356 Purchase of a Personal Computer 07/02/2020
357 Provision Of Animation Development 07/02/2020
358 Procurement of Services for the maintenance of software "1C: Enterprise 8.2" 06/02/2020
359 Procurement of Services for the maintenance of software "1C: Enterprise 8.2" 06/02/2020
360 Procurement of information leakage prevention system 06/02/2020
361 Procurement of purchase Services for the maintenance of software "1C: Enterprise 8.2" 06/02/2020
363 purchase of tablets. 06/02/2020
364 Purchase Of Ultrabook 05/02/2020
365 Acquisition of a gasoline generator 04/02/2020
366 Purchase of fire-fighting equipment 04/02/2020
367 Kyrgyz Republic: 5. Supply Of Water Meters And Generator 03/02/2020
368 Verification and installation of apartment water meters (meters) 03/02/2020
369 Expressions of interest for Services for documenting financial services rulebook GP ' 03/02/2020
370 South Consultant on monitoring - National 03/02/2020
371 Procurement of indent tapes, hard drives 03/02/2020
372 Purchase of Equipment 03/02/2020
373 Purchase Maintenance of the Program 1-c "Accounting" for Budgetary Organizations, Version 8.2 03/02/2020
374 Purchase of services for connecting and supporting the information and legal system "Toktom Lawyer Light" 03/02/2020
375 Supply of Water Meters and Generator 31/01/2020
376 Supply of Water Meters and Generator 31/01/2020
377 Contract notice: EBRD - Kyrgyz Republic: 5. Supply of Water Meters and Generator 31/01/2020
378 Dismantling and Installation of a Server Cabinet With the Contents of the Equipment, and a Diesel Generator in the Building of the Ministry of Justice 31/01/2020
379 Technical support services of the official website 31/01/2020
380 Purchase of materials for winter maintenance of roads in Osh 31/01/2020
381 Charging station for electric vehicles 30/01/2020
382 Procurement of services to expand the existing local network in the premises of the Department of State Expertise. 30/01/2020
383 Purchase Accessories for a Personal Computer 30/01/2020
384 Purchase of the MikroTik Router BOARD 951G-2HnD 30/01/2020
385 Spare parts for trolley buses 29/01/2020
386 National Expert in the area of HIV TB 28/01/2020
387 Internet services for 3 fiber optic lines 28/01/2020
388 Purchase of services "Domain and hosting" for the site BFET them. A.toktonalieva, for 2020. 28/01/2020
389 Purchase Acs Access Control Control System 27/01/2020
390 Purchase of Cartridges for Dog Shooters 24/01/2020
391 Purchase of stamp and stamp manufacturing services 21/01/2020
392 Replacing electric motor for metal shutters. 21/01/2020
393 Water and Wastewater System Rehabilitation in the City of Naryn 10/01/2020
394 Armored Vehicles (Collector s ) 10/01/2020
395 Boiler installation and heating installation 02/01/2020
396 Suppliers of plastic card blanks with a magnetic strip of the Elcard national payment system. 31/12/2019
397 Lot no. 1 Explosive type in the amount of 2500 kg. 26/12/2019
398 Purchase of electricity meters 25/12/2019
399 Electric meters 3-phase ASKUE and current transformers 24/12/2019
400 Purchase of armored doors (repeatedly) 24/12/2019
401 Purchase of armored doors (repeatedly) 24/12/2019
402 Packing generator, printer, office furniture 24/12/2019
403 Installation of access control and accounting systems for employees with armored doors as well as staff training and maintenance 24/12/2019
404 Alucobond nameplate manufacturing services, clearing roads from snow 23/12/2019
405 Purchase of ultrasonic heat energy meters with installation 20/12/2019
406 Acquisition of a solenoid for fuel supply and dismantling of a diesel generator PCD 35 power of 28 kW, PCA Power. 20/12/2019
407 Purchase of services for the manufacture of an armored door 20/12/2019
408 Purchase of A-4 laminator format and access control control system (ACS) biometric system 20/12/2019
409 Purchases air rifle (shooting gallery) for the us 19/12/2019
410 Rent a snow-bubble generator (car) 18/12/2019
411 Purchase and installation of a generator and installation throughout the cabinet with 7.5 kW 18/12/2019
412 Generator 17/12/2019
413 Maintenance work of TO1 diesel generator. 17/12/2019
414 Purchase and installation Innovative biometric terminal for time tracking. 16/12/2019
415 Acquisition of a solenoid for fuel supply and dismantling of a diesel generator PCD 35 power. 28 kW, PCA Power. 13/12/2019
416 Purchase of a truck crane 11/12/2019
417 Lot no. 1 A portable X-ray television introscope for determining the presence of explosive devices 10/12/2019
418 Purchase of automation and instrumentation (prices including VAT) 09/12/2019
419 Service for installing electricity meters 06/12/2019
420 Acquisition of services for the creation, implementation and development of an automation system 29/11/2019
421 Maintenance and repair of diesel generator sets 28/11/2019
422 8.5KV ROTHER RTR 12000DE Diesel Generator Including Installation 28/11/2019
423 Purchase bottled water. 27/11/2019
424 Self-propelled passenger gangway for servicing aircraft (from 1 to 2 lots) 26/11/2019
425 design and construction of a biological wastewater water treatment plant 20/11/2019
426 procurement Services for the development of information systems "Fingerprint Accounting" 20/11/2019
427 The acquisition of an ENT combine and a laryngoscope for the departments of otorhinolaryngology and general surgery for the diagnosis, prevention and surgical treatment of diseases of the ENT organs a ... 18/11/2019
428 Verification of heat energy meters, repair of elevator units with the replacement of failing valves and with maintenance during the heating season. 11/11/2019
429 Purchase of an official motor vehicle of the Subaru brand, Forester or Outback model. 08/11/2019
430 Purchase of summer and winter uniforms, trousers, uniform shirts, tactical backpacks. 31/10/2019
431 Purchase of summer and winter uniforms, trousers, uniform shirts, tactical backpacks 31/10/2019
432 Purchase Lot No. 1 - Computers in the kit, Lot No. 2 - Laptops 18/10/2019
434 Purchase of computers and other equipment for the needs of secondary schools and preschool 17/10/2019
435 Services for the supply of software for automated control systems of automated control systems (Automated system "Salary and Personnel Management") 15/10/2019
436 Purchase of video and computer equipment 15/10/2019
437 Purchase of computer spare parts. (Printer, inverter) 15/10/2019
438 Purchase of computer equipment 07/10/2019
439 Underwater inspection of hydraulic structures (terminal structure of CMEA and the outlet channel of the station building) 02/10/2019
440 Procurement of services for the supply and installation of a video surveillance system, an arch metal detector and a metal detector 02/10/2019
441 Purchase Personal computers 02/10/2019
442 Numbering of stickers of consular legalization and stickers of visa stickers 01/10/2019
443 1 Supply and installation of technological equipment for passenger registration and baggage handling 30/09/2019
444 Lot No. 1 Supply and installation of technological equipment for passenger registration and baggage handling 30/09/2019
445 Purchase of GPS - trackers with installation and maintenance for 6 months, DVRs. (Repeated4, subject to change) 30/09/2019
446 Medical materials, devices and equipment (from 1 to 4 lots) 27/09/2019
447 Acquisition of missile and artillery weapons for the autumn-winter operation mode according to Article 2222 (190906186984758) 26/09/2019
448 Purchase Of Satellite Equipment 25/09/2019
449 1 Self-propelled passenger gangway with electric drive and diesel engine for servicing aircraft 25/09/2019
450 Electric meter 1-phase, Cable AVVG 2 * 10 25/09/2019
451 Purchase of voltage transformer TN-110kV (budget including VAT 23/09/2019
452 Development of a financial literacy chatbot and/or a mobile application 23/09/2019
453 Purchase of computers, printers and computer equipment 20/09/2019
454 Electricity metering devices ASKUE 19/09/2019
455 Purchase of a hydraulic lift, dump truck and truck crane 19/09/2019
456 purchase Power transformers 19/09/2019
457 Design service for the reconstruction of the aerodrome of Osh International Airport 16/09/2019
458 Purchase of missile and artillery weapons for the autumn-winter operation mode in accordance with article 2222 13/09/2019
459 Purchase of a public key infrastructure management system and the distribution of digital signature certificates - PKI - IDM 10/09/2019
460 Advisory Services for the Electronic Registration System 04/09/2019
461 Electric meters 1 and 3 phase, electric meters 3 phase ASKUE, current transformer and shield for meters 03/09/2019
462 Air conditioners, heaters, doors and windows 30/08/2019
463 Purchase of an armored vehicle for Aiyl Bank OJSC 28/08/2019
464 Purchase of circuit breakers, circuit breakers, fuses. 20/08/2019
465 Purchase of electric burners, freezers, binoculars and pyramids for storing weapons. 19/08/2019
466 Single-phase electricity metering devices 15/08/2019
467 Development Of The Country-wide Integrated Public Notification And Warning System - Oksion System 09/08/2019
468 The purchase of services for the manufacture and supply of collection coins: 05/08/2019
469 Purchase of switchboards for single-phase and three-phase meters 05/08/2019
470 Purchase of a special armored vehicle (repeatedly) 29/07/2019
471 Equipment Baggage Inspection Equipment and Stationary Metal Detector 26/07/2019
472 Purchase of ammunition for firearms (including VAT) (again) 26/07/2019
473 Ambulance vehicle class "A" 25/07/2019
474 Video surveillance system for customs authorities of the Kyrgyz Republic 25/07/2019
475 Purchase of a tractor a loader with a trailer 25/07/2019
476 Construction of an additional building to the secondary school in p. Nizhny Ala-Archa, Nizhny Ala-Archinsk 23/07/2019
477 Electric metering devices for AMR for the exchange fund in Bishkek 23/07/2019
478 Electric metering devices for AMR for the exchange fund in Bishkek 23/07/2019
479 Titanium scrubber for ventilation 22/07/2019
480 Purchase Electric wagon with installation (budget with VAT) 18/07/2019
481 Procurement of Automatic Meter Reading System (AMR)): Type A: Three-phase meters PLC (G3) – 5 300 pcs. 12/07/2019
482 Purchase of a transformer (with delivery) 11/07/2019
483 Production of driver licenses forms of national and international samples of the Kyrgyz Republic 09/07/2019
484 Lot No. 1 6x4 truck tractor with a tilt semi-trailer in the amount of 1 unit 08/07/2019
485 Stationary arched metal detector in the amount of 2 units. with installation and commissioning and portable hand-held metal detectors in the amount of 5 units (according to the technical specifications). 18/06/2019
486 Purchase of special armored vehicles 17/06/2019
487 Purchase of ammunition for firearms and military uniforms (including VAT) 14/06/2019
488 Procurement Weapons and means of protection 14/06/2019
489 Purchase of components of radio communications, signaling on railway. 14/06/2019
490 Procurement of visa services 14/06/2019
491 Electricity meter, relay (including VAT) 10/06/2019
492 purchase of paper for printing, coated paper, offset paper, purchase of holograms 07/06/2019
493 Purchase of medicines and medical devices 06/06/2019
494 Purchase of electrical parts, electricity meters and a transformer winding service for 2019 05/06/2019
495 Hydropower Electromechanical (HEM) Generation Equipment and Hydraulic Steel Structure (HSS) Replacement for Uch Kurgan Hydropower Plant (HPP) Rehabilitation — Design, Supply, Installation, Pre-commissioning and Commissioning 31/05/2019
496 Hydropower Electromechanical (HEM) Generation Equipment and Hydraulic Steel Structure 31/05/2019
497 procurement of visa services 29/05/2019
498 Purchase of electricity metering devices of the type AIISKUE for use in the networks of the Kyrgyz Republic 24/05/2019
499 Repair and purchase of spare parts for digital X-ray machine SZ-9 WDM 2012 release (re-competition) 21/05/2019
500 Procurement of medicines and medical devices 21/05/2019
501 Satellite Equipment. Lot #3purchase Of Radio Station Equipment. 20/05/2019
502 Medical equipment and medical products 17/05/2019
503 purchase of artificial mechanical heart valve 15/05/2019
504 Purchase of services for the manufacture and supply of collection coins: 14/05/2019
505 Purchase of transformers, traverses, wires, overhead power line supports. 13/05/2019
506 Purchase road signs 13/05/2019
507 Purchase of spare parts for military equipment 13/05/2019
508 Acquisition of telecommunication services in the local courts and in the BIS in the Bishkek city, the SD apparatus in the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic. 13/05/2019
509 Purchase of camouflage fabric “Rip-Stop” and boots with high berets 10/05/2019
510 procurement Internet services 07/05/2019
511 cameras mounted on the vehicle for shooting the right of way 25/04/2019
512 Purchase of a three-phase, five ampere electricity meter (AMR) in the amount of 1 pc. 25/04/2019
513 Acquisition of printing services 22/04/2019
514 Printing services 18/04/2019
515 Purchase of traffic lights 10/04/2019
516 Purchase of books 10/04/2019
517 Repair work of the Operational Customs (installation of the elevator hub and heat energy metering device in the administrative building) and CTU Bishkek Free Economic Zone (repair of the building heating system) 05/04/2019
518 Transformer, vacuum switch 05/04/2019
519 Purchase of circuit breakers, switches, fuses. 03/04/2019
520 Installation and calibration of domestic hot water meters 28/03/2019
521 Purchase of printing services (books, envelopes, magazines, etc.) 27/03/2019
523 Service of the truck crane is 70 tons 11/03/2019
524 Purchase Of Spare Parts For The Repair Of A Truck Crane And An Excavator 06/03/2019
525 Purchase of spare parts for the repair of a truck crane and an excavator 06/03/2019
526 Traffic Signs 05/03/2019
527 Mini dredge (budget with VAT) 04/03/2019
528 Electricity metering devices ASCAUE 25/02/2019
529 Tender for the selection of suppliers of blanks for contactless payment cards via Visa for 2019 22/02/2019
530 Acquisition of water meters (the planned purchase amount, including VAT) 20/02/2019
531 VISA SERVICES 20/02/2019
532 Services Internet connection connection for BPET 2019. 18/02/2019
533 Purchase of an armored minibus. 14/02/2019
534 PPP Automated Fare Collection System on the City Public Transport in Bishkek 11/02/2019
535 Supply and installation of water meters, leak detection, valves, chlorination & disinfection equipment 07/02/2019
536 Single-phase electricity metering devices 07/02/2019
537 The second project “Capacity Building in Public Finance Management” (PFM-2 RP) 05/02/2019
538 Purchase of armored cash cabs, trays, windows, safes, tabletops and partitions for JSC Ayil Bank 04/02/2019
539 Complete switchgear with 35 / 6-10 kV vacuum circuit breakers and 35 kV equipment 11/01/2019
540 Procurement of Internet services for 2019 07/01/2019
541 Acquisition of stamp and seal. 27/12/2018
542 Acquisition of video equipment additional agreed in Bishkek 25/12/2018
543 Purchase and installation of armored doors in the building of the Karakol city court of the Issyk-Kul region 24/12/2018
544 Supply and installation of water meters 18/12/2018
545 Acquisition of satellite communications 27/11/2018
546 Purchase of Internet services 27/11/2018
547 Circuit breakers, contactors, cable lugs, contactors. Rotor mowing machine. Pumps Gnome 26/11/2018
548 Acquisition (production) of identification cards (passports) for birds of prey of prey 26/11/2018
549 Acquisition of a car for ambulance (for special machines) 23/11/2018
550 Installation of household gas meters with telemetry G-4 in the amount of 5 pieces 20/11/2018
551 Purchase of blank passport forms of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic 19/11/2018
552 Purchase of medical equipment 16/11/2018
553 Installation of a domestic gas meter with G-4 telemetry in the amount of 5 pieces 15/11/2018
554 Purchase of Internet services 14/11/2018
555 Acquisition of laboratory equipment and chemical reagents 13/11/2018
556 Acquisition of network video equipment (prices including VAT) 09/11/2018
557 Medicines, medical reagents and medical products. 07/11/2018
558 Purchase of Internet services 07/11/2018
559 Medical equipment 06/11/2018
560 Purchase of medicines, reagents and medical devices through the budget line 06/11/2018
561 Seal production 02/11/2018
562 Purchase of fire-fighting equipment 02/11/2018
563 Acquisition of printing services (CA) 01/11/2018
564 Medical equipment and instruments 31/10/2018
565 Purchase of Power Transformers 30/10/2018
566 Acquisition of medical equipment 29/10/2018
567 Acquisition of satellite telephony services 26/10/2018
568 Door blocks (armored, single-sided deaf and glazed) 26/10/2018
569 Purchase of Internet service 25/10/2018
570 Purchase of vacuum circuit breakers, current transformers 24/10/2018
571 Medicines and medical devices 18/10/2018
572 Procurement of street lighting 11/10/2018
573 Burglar alarm at the RHCP facility 08/10/2018
574 Acquisition of fire extinguishers 05/10/2018
575 Supply and installation of water meters 26/09/2018
576 Works on the installation (installation) of fire / burglar alarm / extinguishing / video surveillance systems and similar equipment 24/09/2018
577 Installation of street lighting in the village. Kok-Sai 24/09/2018
578 Barcode 21/09/2018
579 Works on installation (installation) of telecommunication equipment and equipment 21/09/2018
580 Purchase of services for installation of access control system 21/09/2018
581 Purchase of an access control system for JSC "Aiyl Bank" (again: 1st time on September 14, 2013) 21/09/2018
582 Construction of a 10 kV overhead line and installation of a package transformer substation 21/09/2018
583 Purchase of stamps and seals 20/09/2018
584 Fire Detector 19/09/2018
585 Purchase of CCTV installation services 18/09/2018
586 Purchase of a special armored vehicle (minibus). 11/09/2018
587 Purchase of a special armored vehicle (minibus). 11/09/2018
588 The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic invites to participate in an open international competition for the purchase of a video-spectral comparator (expert-criminalistic complex) for carrying out a detailed examination of doubtful banknotes. 07/09/2018
589 • Upgrade of water treatment plant • Rehabilitation of water network including installation of water meters 01/09/2018
590 Purchase of services for connection to the Internet to the Talas correspondent point "Ala-Too 24" 31/08/2018
591 Reconstruction of heat supply metering unit with installation of SPT-type appliances at CHPP of Osh city 28/08/2018
592 Vacuum circuit breaker and terminal box (REPEATED) 27/08/2018
593 Purchase of a three-phase electric meter (repeatedly) 27/08/2018
594 Reactor 10 kV, vacuum circuit breaker 10 kV, current transformer 35 kV, ZRU-10 kV and KRUN-6 kV 23/08/2018
595 Acquisition of road markings 22/08/2018
596 Purchase of weapons and ammunition (a budget VAT included) 22/08/2018
597 1 Airport bus 17/08/2018
598 Acquisition of transformers in the set 13/08/2018
599 Acquisition of transformers in the set 13/08/2018
600 Name of purchase material for the replacement of electricity meters 10/08/2018
601 Purchase PBX 07/08/2018
602 Procurement name Sumbula ayil Okmotunun aymagynda identification tag tag Tagilgan maldar baza Kirghizuu 07/08/2018
603 Purchases for electrical appliances MTR, power transformer lot from 1 to 7 (again). 24/07/2018
604 Acquisition of infrared camera (thermal imager) - 4 sets (budget with VAT) 23/07/2018
605 Molybdenum to Technetium 99m Generators for Multiple Countries 18/07/2018
606 Purchase of vacuum circuit breaker, NTMI and other electrical goods 18/07/2018
607 purchase Electric goods SSO, Power transformer (lot from 1 to 7) 16/07/2018
608 • Supply of domestic and bulk water meters, water chlorination equipment etc. 14/07/2018
609 • Supply of domestic and bulk water meters, water chlorination equipment etc. • Modernisation of waste water treatment facilities 14/07/2018
610 The electronic communication service (Internet) 12/07/2018
611 Steel pipes (outer diameter 1120x10, thickness 10mm) 11/07/2018
612 Purchase Water meters and electricity meters. The budget is indicated including VAT. 10/07/2018
613 Internet services (repeat) 10/07/2018
617 Special equipment: "X-ray baggage scanning system" and "Multi-zone arched metal detector of high reliability" 04/07/2018
618 Measuring instruments for switchgear 04/07/2018
619 Purchase of telecommunications equipment and battery 12V 29/06/2018
620 Supply of water meters and related services 25/06/2018
621 Diesel generator 25/06/2018
622 "Transformer substations" 25/06/2018
623 Aerodrome sweeper-blowing machine 21/06/2018
624 Purchase of services for the production of lottery tickets, repeated. 21/06/2018
625 Purchase of diesel generators 21/06/2018
626 Automobile for ambulance class "A" 07/06/2018
627 Purchase of medicines and IMN laboratory reagents 07/06/2018
628 Spare parts for conveyor belt of the baggage handling line 05/06/2018
629 Procurement Arms and ammunition (budget is indicated including VAT) 04/06/2018
630 Reconstruction of 500 kV outdoor switchgear under the scheme "Sunset-exit" at 500/220/10 kV Substation "Tuleberdieva" 01/06/2018
631 Purchase of a water meter and other sanitary products, as well as an electricity meter 24/05/2018
632 Acquisition of access control system, automatic storage chambers, automated housekeeper, X-ray television set, hand and arch metal detectors in Pervomaisky District Court of Bishkek. 21/05/2018
633 Purchase of medicines and medical devices, laboratory reagents 18/05/2018
634 Ambulance car 11/05/2018
635 procurement Weapons ammunition and imitation means (from 1 to 8 lots) 07/05/2018
636 The installation of a traffic light, the installation of a controller with a setting 03/05/2018
637 Power transformers, GTKP 30/04/2018
638 Water meters and hot and cold water meters 27/04/2018
639 Acquisition of road signs 25/04/2018
640 Single-phase electricity meters 25/04/2018
641 UlakTartysh of copper-nickel coin. CT His 90-year-nickel coin en gray for families of the copper-nickel coin 20/04/2018
642 Acquisition of concert ticket, banner and perfofaner. 16/04/2018
643 Acquisition of vans of all-metal specialized, armored vehicles 16/04/2018
644 Procurement Carrying out a sport event in Kyzyl-Suu 13/04/2018
645 Installation of a package transformer substation for power supply in a new building 13/04/2018
646 Acquisition of spare parts for carrying out routine maintenance for seasonal maintenance of armored vehicles of the military unit 92843. 12/04/2018
647 Water meter 11/04/2018
648 seals Acquisition 11/04/2018
649 Since the fire alarm system is applied to this announcement, it is necessary to register the fingerprint information in advance in the fingerprint security token. 26/03/2018
650 Acquisition of storage batteries 20/03/2018
651 Purchase of service weapons (prices including VAT) 15/03/2018
652 Aircraft main steering gear 92 kinds 307 points 15/03/2018
653 Purchase of service weapons (prices including VAT) 15/03/2018
654 Aircraft main steering gear 92 kinds 307 points 15/03/2018
655 Purchase of biometric controller of working time, water 0.5 liter, office supplies and other goods 15/03/2018
656 Purchase of military ticketing and cellular communication services 15/03/2018
657 Purchase of spare parts for armored vehicles of military unit 707. 15/03/2018
658 Gas-insulated current transformers 110 and 220 kV 14/03/2018
659 Weapons, ammunition and imitation means (from 1 to 8 lots) 12/03/2018
660 Purchase of ammunition for service weapons (budget is indicated including VAT) 09/03/2018
661 Lifeboat for helicopter (12 seater) (Reissue) 07/03/2018
662 Transformers 05/03/2018
663 Purchase of transformers KTP-63 / 10-04 2 pieces and KTP-160 / 10-04 1 piece in a complete set 27/02/2018
664 Acquisition of holographic brands 26/02/2018
665 Services for the production of Certificates of Honor, Certificates and Letterheads 22/02/2018
666 Installation of electric meters 21/02/2018
667 Purchase of video surveillance equipment for the branches of OJSC "Aiyl Bank" 20/02/2018
668 Certificate, drivers license certificate, personal identification card, magazine t / o, p / o, end goods 19/02/2018
669 Purchase of services for making a stamp and Certificate of Honor. 16/02/2018
670 personal drivers card, certificates, magazines t / o, p / o, end goods 15/02/2018
671 Purchase of cartridge for caliber-12 and 7 / 65-51 14/02/2018
672 Domestic and bulk water meters and control valves 01/02/2018
673 Onam ~ manual local road construction construction construction waste treatment service 24/01/2018
674 Purchase of check books, equipment of OPTS and services of alarm buttons 28/12/2017
675 Supply and installation of turnkey equipment for access control and time recording for two doors. 28/12/2017
676 Acquisition of services for the production of MUP-envelopes and multi-layer self-adhesive labels for MUP-items. 27/12/2017
677 Acquisition of transformers (budget with VAT) 27/12/2017
678 Defibrillator + ECG (delivery, specialist training, with installation) 27/12/2017
679 Acquisition for the construction of a 10/04 kV overhead line with the installation of a package transformer substation-250 for electricity supply to the population in the village of Oktyabr a / o Mady. 25/12/2017
680 Thermal labels 25/12/2017
681 VHF and HF radio stations 22/12/2017
682 National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service 22/12/2017
683 Cold water meter 22/12/2017
684 Service for installation of fire alarm and video surveillance systems 21/12/2017
685 Reconstruction of the CCTV CCSN system in Bishkek 20/12/2017
686 Supply of Electricity meters. 19/12/2017
687 Installation of a transformer in the amount of 3 pcs, build a transmission line 0,4 kV-1,5 km, installation of a transformer with. Suburban, railway station "Umut", with. Dostuk, railway station "Zhashtyk" 19/12/2017
688 Manufacturing and installation of traffic signs 18/12/2017
689 The purchase of camouflage uniforms 15/12/2017
690 Acquisition of special equipment (garbage truck with lateral loading) for the municipal enterprise 15/12/2017
691 Purchase of power transformers for 2 villages of Halmionayilokmotu 15/12/2017
692 Installation of fire alarm 15/12/2017
693 Purchase of SIP-telephony services 15/12/2017
694 Purchase of services for installation, dismantling and preventive maintenance of video surveillance in the building of the Central Asia. 14/12/2017
695 Portable Battery Chargers 14/12/2017
696 Purchase of electricity meters 14/12/2017
697 Acquisition of a complete transformer substation (KTP) in Ak-Bata railway station 14/12/2017
698 Acquisition of a 3-phase meter with installation 14/12/2017
699 Acquisition of a video surveillance system (planned purchase amount including VAT) 12/12/2017
700 Acquisition of Certificates of Honor 12/12/2017
701 Purchase of "fire fighting and security alarms" and "Personal protective equipment". 12/12/2017
702 Buying a fire extinguisher 11/12/2017
703 Acquisition of fire fighting equipment 11/12/2017
704 Vacuum pump KO-505 for sewage machines 11/12/2017
705 Purchase of a 63 kW power transformer for 10 KWA 08/12/2017
706 Installation of CCTV 08/12/2017
707 Installation and installation of automatic fire alarm 08/12/2017
708 Acquisition of street lighting 08/12/2017
709 Purchase three phase Electric meter 08/12/2017
710 Purchase three phase Electric meter 08/12/2017
711 Acquisition of telecommunication equipment 07/12/2017
712 Manufacturing of Road Signs with installation and printing services with car towers service 05/12/2017
713 Acquisition and installation of access control in the building of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic on the street. Abdumomunova, 205 04/12/2017
714 Acquisition and installation of a video surveillance camera 04/12/2017
715 Construction of a pedestrian bridge in sorukzar 04/12/2017
716 Installation of video surveillance 04/12/2017
717 Installation of fire shields 04/12/2017
718 Purchase of transformer KTP 100 6 complete with delivery 01/12/2017
719 Ammunition for service weapons 01/12/2017
720 Road signs 29/11/2017
721 Purchase of spare parts for automotive vehicles military unit 01691 29/11/2017
722 UPS for computer Kerege-Tashskaya c / u 29/11/2017
723 Acquisition of an electric meter clever GAMMA 3 / 2. ASKUEEE 27/11/2017
724 "Blank" Transport ticket " 27/11/2017
725 Buying an armored door 27/11/2017
726 Purchase of video surveillance with the installation of Johos 24/11/2017
727 Road signs 24/11/2017
728 Vacuum cleaner for office 24/11/2017
729 Supply of transformer substations, electrical cables and related services 23/11/2017
730 Transformer substation –630/10/0.4 – 1 pc 23/11/2017
731 Acquiring a water meter for cold water in Pervomaysky ayil okmotu. 23/11/2017
732 Buying an armored door 22/11/2017
733 Acquisition of a PBX, a biometric time controller and furniture 17/11/2017
734 Purchase of certificates 15/11/2017
735 Stamps 13/11/2017
736 Purchase of spare parts for automotive vehicles military unit 01691 13/11/2017
737 Work on installation of video surveillance for the secondary school of Toguzbulak AO 07/11/2017
738 Purchase and installation of an armored door 27/10/2017
739 TitleProcurement of Emergency Rescue Tools and Equipment for the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic 14/07/2017
740 - Lot#1, Low-floor trolleybuses 15 units - Lot#2, Medium-floor trolleybuses 34 units 29/06/2017
741 Supply and installation of equipment for establishment of Osh city automated fare collection ticketing system 10/03/2017
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  •  This provides for control of surface transportation and better utilization of roads and networks. NextTraffic
  •  The statement quoted Mr Robert Dickerman, the Chief Executive Officer of EEDC, as expressing hope that the use of meters would boost revenue collection and reduce lost of energy.
  •  Speed Identity has supplied 35 biometric data capture stations and 200 fingerprint readers to Moldova as a result of an EU-supervised tender aiming to increase security and quality of the countrys passports.

    According to Speed Identity, as part of the EU programme, countries with high volumes of people entering the EU, receive support in project management, know-how and financing by the EU in establishing reliable, high-security ID documents for travel. Moldovas new ePassports now include digital, ICAO-compliant facial photos and fingerprints, as well as a number of other document security features to prevent forgery and the creation of false identities.
    Speed Identity says its Speed Identity SCL1000 (Speed Capture Light station), is a proven all integrated solution for instant live capture of facial photos, fingerprints and digital signatures. It has been in use with national authorities in Luxembourg and Sweden since 2008, in both mobile and fix-mount applications. The Speed Capture API has enabled the systems integrator to easily develop a customized enrolment workflow application controlling all features of the capture system, from data acquisition and photographic illumination, to data quality control and file output.
    This is an important project where Speed Identity, being the expert partner, contributes in upgrading a non-EU country to comply with EU and ICAO regulations for travel document security. Normally such projects require a period of fine-tuning the system after implementation, but we have confirmations from the end user that the deployment phase went very smoothly, says Magnus Lfgren, CEO at Speed Identity.

    Source: http://www.securitydocumentworld.com

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  •  Regulating body armour wont stick, said retailers.

    Starting June 15, Albertans who own or want body armour need a legitimate reason under the Body Armour Control Act, or a permit from the Solicitor General and Public Security office.

    Officers will soon be able to charge people wearing bullet or stab-resistant vests, along with seizing the armour if they dont have a permit. And those people can expect to pay a fine up to $10,000, along with serving six months in the clink.

    Police now have another resource in their fight against gangs in our communities, said Jonathan Denis, Albertas Solicitor General and Minister of Public Safety.

    This initiative doesnt penalize those with a legitimate reason to wear body armour, such as police or security personnel.

    Albertans with professions in policing, security or safety are exempt from the act, while everyone else needs to explain themselves to the solicitor general and public security office.

    A body armour permit costs $50 per year and takes five days to process. Citizens have to pass a criminal background check in order to get a permit.

    Gordon McGowan, president of rearmament distributor MilArm in downtown Edmonton, thinks the act is a knee-jerk reaction to a nonexistent problem.

    Body armour vests are just an Internet search away from anyone who wishes to hide their purchase from the government, McGowan said.

    If I have a reason to own body armour and I want it, why is it up to the government to determine if my reason is legitimate or not? McGowan asked.

    Milarms carries around a dozen VestFriend stab-resistant vests and McGowan said they sell only a few each month. Their most common body armour buying customers are nightclub owners looking to equip their bouncers and doormen.

    He has a strict store policy not to sell body armour to civilians, which keeps the gang-bangers from inquiring said McGowan.

    Source: BY MATT DYKSTRA, http://www.edmontonsun.com

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  •  AMMAN -- An armoured vehicles manufacturing plant was inaugurated at the Zarqa Free Zone on Tuesday. The JD2 million Jordanian and Russian investment will provide regional countries, particularly the Iraqi market, with bullet resistant cars, generating around JD24 million in production annually, according to plant Executive Director Ahmad Suleiman.

    Built on a 3,200 dunums of land, the factory will employ 100 workers from the local community and exploit 80 per cent of the national resources, said Nasser Shreidah, chairman of the Jordanian Free Zones Corporation. He added that the plant, the first of its kind in the region, will provide the regional market with highly developed bulletproof vehicles according to European standards.

    Source: http://www.zawya.com

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  •  New legislation to guard against the use of body armour and fortified vehicles by gang members goes into affect this weekend. People who either have or sell the armour must now have proper licenses or permits. However licensed security guards, and corrections officers are exempt. Anyone driving or owning a vehicle that has been adapted to resist bullets or explosives must also have a special permit. All armoured vehicles must also be inspected. Failure to comply results in fines in the thousands of dollars, and possible incarceration.

    Source: http://www.cjob.com,

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  •  Visiongains analysis indicates that the global military body armour and personal protective gear market will be worth $1.07bn in 2012. The Military Body Armour & Personal Protective Gear Market 2012-2022 report finds that spending on military protective gear and body armour, despite pressure in the form of defence cuts from many predominant military nations, will remain central to defence budgets worldwide.

    The visiongain author of The Military Body Armour & Personal Protective Gear Market 2012-2022 report commented that: Spending by militaries worldwide on body armour will remain a fundamental aspect of defence budgets for years to come, as despite budgetary pressures affecting many Western nations at present, an underlying desire and responsibility to provide the best protection to military personnel will spur demand for new and advanced equipment.

    The report contains 100 tables, charts and figures that quantify and forecast the military body armour & personal protective gear market. Visiongain provides forecasts for the period 2012-2022 in terms of value (US$) for the military body armour & personal protective gear market 2012-2022, as well as for 3 submarkets and 12 leading national military body armour & personal protective gear markets. The report provides profiles of 20 leading companies operating within the market, and includes 3 interviews with experts in the field military body armour, providing specialist insight alongside visiongain analysis.

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  •  OSWEGO Aging police vehicles are slated for discussion during tonights Administrative Services Committee meeting, as Oswegos police chief submitted five requests to bolster the departments fleet, which would include the addition of an armored surplus military vehicle.

    Oswego Police Chief Tory DeCaire is asking councilors to approve the purchase of a 2012 Chevy Tahoe and a 2012 Chevy Impala. The vehicles would be purchased at or below New York state contract pricing and the funds would come from the police departments existing budget allotment for vehicles and equipment.

    Also up for discussion is the additional purchase of a 2012 Chevy Tahoe as part of the Operation Stonegarden grant administered through the U.S. Border Patrol. According to the Department of Homeland Security website, Operation Stonegarden accepted competitive proposals for $46.6 million available in 2012. The purpose of the grant money is to enhance cooperation and coordination among local, tribal, territorial, state and federal law enforcement agencies in a joint mission to secure U.S. borders along routes of ingress from international borders, including Canada and Mexico as well as international water borders.

    Along with the updated traditional fleet vehicles, DeCaire is also seeking to acquire a used up-armored surplus military vehicle. Administrative Services Committee Chairman Ron Kaplewicz, R-7th Ward, said he looked forward to hearing about this unusual vehicle. Im sure the chief will tell us what its all about, the chairman said.

    DeCaire noted in his request that there is no cost for the surplus military vehicle, as it will remain the property of the U.S. Department of Defense. He noted there would, however, be some cost associated with shipping the vehicle. The committee agenda described the up-armored addition to the fleet as useful to the police department in quality-of-life enforcement and outreach programs, as well as being available for use in the event of an armed emergency situation.

    Rounding out the departments vehicle requests, the police chief would also like to accept a used 1998 Ford pickup truck as a result of a civil forfeiture. If the department of public works deems the vehicle safe, police plan to use it during investigative work. If the vehicle is deemed unsafe, it will be turned over to the DPW for disposal at auction or other approved means.

    During last years budget negotiations on Aug. 2, DeCaire informed council members that his request of $84,000 for equipment, which included three new police vehicles, had been reduced to $32,000 in the mayors proposed 2012 budget. That would be enough to buy only one new fully equipped police vehicle. The police chief noted that his department used to have a car replacement policy, with two new vehicles included in the budget each year to replace those in the fleet that had acquired high mileage and other maintenance problems from constant use.

    Then we were told, No cars, and we got behind the eight ball, he told councilors at the time. To maintain our cycle, we need two vehicles.

    Councilors Mike Myers, R-2nd Ward, and Shawn Walker, R-4th Ward, looked for ways the city budget could accommodate the police departments needs. City Chamberlain Deb Coad noted before the finalized budget that there were a few key items that had changed since she and former Mayor Randy Bateman had put the initial proposal together and she re-examined it to see if there was possible funding for an additional vehicle. As a result, additional funds were delegated to the police department, increasing the equipment line to $58,000 in the final adopted budget.

    Even though Crown Victorias would no longer be produced, DeCaire believed at the time that there should be enough of these police vehicles to supply his department through 2012.
    Other committee matters up for discussion will include the request to forward a zone change request at 253 W. Utica St. from an R-2 residential to a B-1 neighborhood business district; a request from the citys purchasing agent to forward to the Common Council a resolution to accept the lowest bid submitted by WD Malone Trucking & Excavating Inc. in the amount of $1,341,736.00, for the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation project, Area 1-Turrill Street Basin; a discussion by the citys fire chief regarding special details for the citys ambulance service; and a proposal from the DPW commissioner for a life jacket loaner program.

    Committee meetings are held in the council chambers on the second floor of City Hall and begin at 7 p.m.

    Source: By JANET REBEOR-DEXTER, http://palltimes.com

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  •  RR Donnelley isnt a name you see very often in TechCrunch, but companies dont survive for nearly 150 years without having one eye trained on the future. With 2011 revenues at an estimated $10.6 billion, the company is one of the worlds largest commercial printers. The printing giant has been stepping up its digital investments of late, and today announced that it has invested $2.5 million in Real Value Corporation, the makers of iPad shopping app, CoffeeTable.

    The Series A investment is the first tranche of a larger investment by RR Donnelley and includes an exclusive marketing relationship between the two companies. CoffeeTable will be using the infusion of institutional capital to launch new personalization and engagement features and hire developers.

    For those unfamiliar, CoffeeTable is a free shopping app for the iPad that aggregates hundreds of retail catalogs to allow users to browse their products on the go, online or offline. CoffeeTable gives shoppers the ability to make purchases from their iPad through secure in-app checkout, while in turn giving retailers a suite of benchmark data and catalog analytics tools that they can use to boost their multi-channel marketing efforts.

    As RR Donnelley is one of the largest printers of retail catalogs in the world, it can now leverage its existing relationship with retailers to help bring CoffeeTable access to a wide range of content from the companies whose products it aggregates, while, in turn, giving those major retailers an additional point of access into the tablet market.

    CoffeeTables app allows users to browse full-screen images of products, with zoom functionality, adding products to a shopping cart, both online and offline. Users can subscribe to their favorite brands and have the latest catalogs delivered to their iPad from retailers that include Crate & Barrel, Lands End, West Elm, etc. Beyond offering quick checkout across all catalogs through its Express Checkout, CoffeeTable also offers giveaways, seasonal pop-up shops, and flash deals which are applied at check out.

    Catalogs are collectively a $270 billion industry, and while individual retailers may offer their own tablet shopping apps, CoffeeTable brings them all together in one place, presumably offering a better shopping experience for the end user. Together, the two companies seem to be looking to establish an Amazon for retail catalogs, and with further development of analytics tools, retailers will be able to get a better sense of the mobile purchasing behavior of consumers something many of them are lacking.

    Source: http://techcrunch.com

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  •  A new blast defence mechanism could double vehicle protection against mine explosions without additional armour, according to its inventor.

    The active belly plate system developed by Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems (ABBS) exerts a force against the floor of the vehicle to reduce floor deformation and help stop the vehicle from being thrown into the air.

    The technology, which has been taken to proof-of-concept stage, works by exploiting the short delay between a mine going off and the explosion hitting the underside of the vehicle, using this time to counteract the force of the mine.

    Originally I was dealing with the global acceleration, which is the vehicle jumping in the air, and that on its own can kill you, Roger Sloman, managing director of ABBS and inventor of the system, told The Engineer.

    And then I thought that if you put the force down a column in the vehicle onto the belly plate, you can keep the floor down as well, which is even more important. So its a very simple concept of actively opposing the force of the mine.

    Because it deals with global acceleration, the technology should protect lighter cars as well as armoured vehicles. You dont carry around huge amounts of mass to counteract the blast, said Sloman. You can double the mine blast capability of a system, at least.

    The system detects the shockwaves of a blast, which travel at the speed of sound and arrive around 20 milliseconds before the mass of the explosion, providing enough time for the belly plate to react.

    ABBS received 116,000 from the Ministry of Defences Centre for Defence Enterprise to develop the technology and is now seeking funding to build a commercial prototype of the device.

    Sloman said it could be further developed to provide specific forces to match each explosion. Either you can set everything off or you can analyse the strength of the shockwave and get an estimate of the size of the mine and where it is and therefore you can tune the response.

    Source: By Stephen Harris, http://www.theengineer.co.uk

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  •  A liquid body armour is being developed by BAE Systems (a global defence company) that hardens on impact. The liquid is made up of "freely suspended" particles that "lock" together when disturbed. The benefits include its lightness, flexibility and a reduced injury risk compared to alternatives such as Kevlar.

    Self-sculpting smart sand

    Researchers at the Distributed Robotics Laboratory of MIT are developing robotic cubes that will work like smart self-sculpting sand. In one experiment, one-centimetre-squared cubes contained a microprocessor cabable of storing 32 kilobytes with tiny magnets on the edges that could enable the formation of complex 3D shapes.
    Via BBC.

    Make your own robot

    Another MIT initiative may allow people with no specialised training to become robotics engineers thanks to the ubiquitous technology of 3D printing. If a bespoke robot is required, any individual could download a blueprint, tweak it to suit their need and print a rudimentary robot that will be fully functional within 24 hours.

    Source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz

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  •  MEPs in Strasbourg have questioned the European Commission (EC) about the security of biometric passports following reports of problems with the documents in a number of countries including France and the Netherlands.
    Back in 2008, the European Parliament (EP) identified weak points in the system including problems with the reliability of fingerprints taken from children and the elderly; error rates; lack of experience of the technologies being used; and the risk of fraud at various stages of document deployment. As a result, the EP asked the EC to commission studies into these areas, which are expected to conclude later this year.
    According to the EP, between 500,000 and 1 million of Frances 6.5 million biometric passports in circulation are estimated to be false, having been obtained using counterfeit documents.
    In the Netherlands, an examination of 448 cases by local the authorities in Roermund found that 21% of the fingerprints were non-verifiable and therefore useless.
    As a result, MEPs invited EC representatives to a plenary session on 19 April 2012 to respond to their questions about the effectiveness of biometric passports. They have also asked if it will now consider re-evaluating the rules governing the issue of ePassports in the EU.

    Source: http://www.securitydocumentworld.com

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  •  The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has produced 75 million electronic passports at its secure production facilities in Washington, D.C. and Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

    The electronic, or e-passport program, launched in 2005 and includes an integrated, secure chip and antenna incorporating numerous security features. GPO and the Department of State developed the U.S. e-passport in response to the requirements for Visa Waiver Program countries in the 2002 Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act.

    The Department of State loads personal information, including the travelers photograph, digitally onto the chip in each passport. This is the same data that is visually displayed on the photo page of the e-Passport. No personal data is handled by GPO or its suppliers.

    We appreciate GPOs continued support of the Department and our efforts to modernize the U.S. passport. Passport issuance, a function of the Departments Bureau of Consular Affairs, is our most visible domestic public service program, said Michael D. Kirby, principal deputy assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.

    Source: http://www.contactlessnews.com

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  •  Chinas Ministry of Public Security announced that after three years of preparations, the authorities countrywide will start issuing electronic ordinary passports from May 15 onwards.

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    The e-passport will contain an electronic chip, which stores personal information of the holder, including name, data of birth, photo, fingerprint and signature.

    The Ministry says that the e-passports are compliant with standards released by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation), ensuring security and privacy of the personal information of holders.

    The application process will largely remain the same, with two additional steps to collect the applicants fingerprint information and signature. Citizens who are under 16 years old or whose fingerprints are missing are exempted from the fingerprint collection process, according the Ministry.

    The new e-passports will have a refined design, with images representing the 31 provincial level jurisdictions, Hong Kong & Macau Special Administrative Regions, as well as Tiananmen, the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven.

    The Ministry says that more than 10 million passports were issued countrywide last year. And this figure is expected to rise by 20 per cent this year.

    Since 2004, more than 90 countries and territories have started issuing e-passports. And China started issuing electronic official & diplomatic passports last year.

    Source: FutureGov- Asia
  •  MONEY printer De La Rue has cashed in on strong demand for banknotes and passports but stayed quiet over talk it was stockpiling new Greek drachmas.
    The group, which produces more than 150 national currencies, stamps, driving licences and cash sorting equipment, printed 6.4 billion banknotes last year, 8 per cent more than the previous year.
    The start of production on a UK Government deal to produce passports also contributed to a 73 per cent rise in annual profits to 57.7million on revenues up 14 per cent to 528million.
    The firm has won contracts from countries such as South Sudan, which introduced a new currency following independence.
    But it stayed tight-lipped on talk that it had drawn up draft plans to print a new Greek currency should Athens quit the euro.
    De La Rue said last year that the eurozones problems could create opportunities.
    Chief executive Tim Cobbold said: Its always our policy not to comment on matters like that.
    The group, the profits of which in 2011 tumbled after paper production issues with major customer the Reserve Bank of India, has begun a shake-up to boost profits to more than 100million next year.
    It said it made good progress, achieving efficiency improvements that contributed about 8million to operating profit.
    A new banknote sorter, which can handle up to 2,000 notes a minute, drove a 14 per cent rise in revenue in the cash processing gear arm.
    But lower customer demand led to falling profits and flat revenues at its security product division, which makes holograms for sports tickets and other valuable printed items.
    De La Rue said orders rose 14 per cent to 248million and it was on track to hit annual hopes. Cobbold said: The face value of cash in circulation is growing, particularly in countries where populations and affluence are rising.
    The shares fell 32p to 976p.

    Source: By Philip Waller, http://www.express.co.uk

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  •  Indias electronic passport project has hit a roadblock as the Amsterdam-based company Gelmalto, selected for supplying chips came under scanner for its alleged role in smart card rollout in Pakistan.

    The Ministry of External Affairs has sought a fresh security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs for Gemalto, which was selected to supply chips for the pilot project in 2008. The MNC was reported to be impementing smart card project in Pakistan.

    The Ministry of Home Affairs asked the Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance to obtain a self-disclosure report from Gemalto, detailing its businesses in Pakistan. It is also understood to have engaged intelligence agencies to assess if Gemaltos business in Pakistan could pose a security threat to India in case it is allowed to continue supplying chips for the project.

    Gemalto, however, claimed that the company had never participated in any government project in Pakistan. We have never had any government projects with Pakistan, a spokesperson of the company stated in response to queries from Deccan Herald.
    The Gemalto spokesperson said the company did serve governments of over 50 countries with its secure document and e-government solutions.

    Gemalto was known as Axalto before the latter merged with Gemplus on June 2, 2006. Axalto, however, had in August 2005 announced to have supplied high-end EMV (Europay-Mastercard-Visa) chip to Pakistans United Bank Limited.

    As the UBL had pioneered EMV rollout in Pakistan, Axalto had provided the bank with a package that included data preparation, cards supply and personalisation solution.

    Gemalto was in September 2008 selected to supply its Sealys eTravel solution to India Security Press for the e-passport pilot project, aimed at issuing tamper-proof and secure travel documents to diplomats and officials. The Sealys eTravel package included contact-less communications component of the electronic passports made by the India Security Press. It also included advanced secure operating system and microprocessor that stores and protects the holders digital identity as well as the communications antenna.

    The MEA had plans to start issuing e-passports to ordinary citizens in the second phase. But it recently said that the project had to be deferred as it had to seek fresh security clearance from the MHA in respect of a technically qualified bidder (Gemalto).

    Gemalto did not give a specific reply to a query from Deccan Herald on whether the company had submitted the self-disclosure report to the Indian Government. However, in a consolidated response to a set of queries, its spokesperson said the company maintained the policy of customer confidentiality and did not comment on the details of its customers operations and processes.

    Notably, in a recent report, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs had expressed concern over the doubtful background of Gemalto.

    Source: http://www.deccanherald.com

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  •  With big government contracts up for grabs, we take a look at six of the vehicles vying for military money.
    In service since 1984, the Humvee isnt getting any younger. Right now the United States military is in possession of nearly 18,500 of them, all of which are set to be replaced by an as-of-yet-to-be-determined successor in 2015. Enter the suppliers and contractors who are all vying for a piece of the government pie. And who can blame them? With $5 billion being awarded across three winning companies each liable to receive up to $65 million for preproduction engineering, manufacturing, and development the race to supply the military with its next Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is underway.
    Of course, whenever government contract money is at stake rest assured there are multiple players in line gunning for it. And with the United States government preparing to dish out billions in contract cash in order to replace the iconic military Humvee, competition is fierce.
    Last month, AM General, makers of the original Humvee, unveiled its Blast-Resistant Vehicle-Off Road (BRV-O) in Detroit, but they arent the only ones aiming to win those government greenbacks. Stiff opposition from Oshkosh Defense, Lockheed Martin, and BAE Systems, among others, all of which are vying for one of three contracts on the line.
    Given that these hardcore military machines are truly a sight to behold, here is a quick rundown of the six vehicles battling it out.

    Makers of the original Humvee, AM Generals BRV-O is somewhat of a latecomer to the party. Shown for the first time last month in Detroit, the BRV-O features a six-cylinder, 3.2-liter turbocharged engine which is said to churn out 300 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque.
    Inside, the BRV-O s crew capsule features energy-absorbing seats, shaped underbody, and modular armor for maximum protection. Of course, added armor can quickly pack on the pounds, reducing overall vehicular mobility. AM General seems to have addressed these issues thanks in large part to an increased payload that provides a margin for added armor, as well as a unique self-leveling suspension aimed at increasing the BRV-Os tactical maneuverability.

    A joint effort between General Dynamics Land Systems and AM General, The Eagle may not appear as shiny and bleeding edge as some of its counterparts, but that may just provide it with the advantage it needs to allow the Eagle to soar over the competition. In fact, military buffs will no doubt already be familiar with the Eagle, seeing as how its a repurposed version of the Eagle IV, which General Dynamics European Land systems has supplied to the German military since 2008.
    The Eagle isnt as new, but it is tried and tested; and, perhaps more importantly, its relatively cheap at less than $260,000 a pop.

    Lockheed JLTV:
    With utility in mind, the JLVT a collaborative endeavor consisting of multiple companies including Meritor Defense, L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems, Vehma International of America, with Lockheed Martin at the helm has been designed from the ground up to be one of more versatile and cost effective entries into the U.S. Army and Marine Corps JLTV competition.
    Already a winning bidder for the first phase of JLTV development, Lockheed was forced into making several modifications to its design by reducing the amount of exotic (read: expensive) materials such as titanium after the Pentagons requirements changed for the second phase of the competition.

    Launched in October of 2011, Navistar Defenses Saratoga is yet another entry into the U.S. militarys Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program. Originally designed to target a gap in the light tactical vehicle market, the Saratoga provides a tactical salvo of components aimed at improved mission effectiveness, including metallic or composite add-on armor, and is capable of withstanding arms fire, mine blasts, and IEDs.
    Under the armored hood the Saratoga features a fire-breathing V8 capable of pumping out 340 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque.

    Aside from sporting the coolest name of the bunch, BAE Systems Valanx also happens to feature a Ford Power Stroke 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel engine, which BAE indicates gives it a leg up against the competition by providing the best fuel economy, horsepower, and torque of any engine in its class.
    Truck enthusiasts out there will immediately be familiar with the Power Stroke. Its the same engine Ford uses in its F-Series Super Duty trucks. Previously, the Valanx utilized a Navistar engine in favor of its current mill, but made the switch to the more powerful Ford engine, which is capable of producing an impressive 400 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque.
    Other specifics regarding the powertrain remain undisclosed, so were not entirely sure whether the engine specs in the Valanx will exactly match up with that of a 2012 F-250 Super Duty.

    While the Valanx may score points with its tough-as-nails name and rather futuristic mobile-command-on-wheels design, it is the Oshkosh Defenses L-ATV that wins us over with its rugged looks and take-no-prisoners attitude.
    Built independently and from the ground up, the Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle will make use of Oshkoshs Tak-4i intelligent suspension system already used in more than 20,000 vehicles. And because fuel economy is a growing concern, Oshkosh offers its ProPulse hybrid diesel-electric drive train.
    According to Oshkosh, the L-ATV features a scalable and advanced crew protection system which can provide dynamic defense capabilities depending on operational and battlefield needs.

    Source: BY AMIR ILIAIFAR, http://www.digitaltrends.com

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  •  OGDEN After being questioned about their use of new license plate recognition technology, the Ogden Police Department put the equipment on display.

    The OPD gave a demonstration to local media Wednesday on how and why they use Automated License Plate Recognition, a new technology that provides continuous and high-speed monitoring of traffic areas.

    Ogden has one ALPR-fitted vehicle, which costs about $50,000 and features four cameras mounted on top of the police car, with a special computer inside. The department has had the vehicle for about one year.

    OPD crime analyst Dave Weloth said the technology can be used in data-mining efforts related to crime scene investigation, criminal travel patterns, hot spots and for other intelligence purposes.

    Weloth said that, among other things, the system can immediately alert officers of wanted individuals, assist in stolen vehicle recovery and assist in Amber alerts.

    Master Officer Tim Shelstead said he has found three stolen vehicles in the past year as a result of having the technology.

    My job would be greatly hindered without it, Shelstead said.

    But the Utah Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said it is concerned with how information associated with the technology is used, stored and protected.

    In late May, the OPD was one of three Utah law enforcement agencies targeted by the Utah ACLU with records requests seeking information about the technology.

    The ACLU also sent requests to the Utah Highway Patrol and the Iron County Sheriffs Office.

    A copy of the records request to the OPD shows that the ACLU is seeking information on exactly what type of data is obtained with the technology, who within the OPD can access that data, what procedures those outside of the department must go through to obtain the data and how long data is stored.

    Ogden Police Chief Mike Ashment said he understands the ACLUs concern about the possible misuse of citizen information, but proper safeguards are in place to make sure that doesnt happen.

    We implement the same policies we do with everything else, he said. This is no different than any other tool we use that involves information on people or their vehicle.

    Ashment said the technology fits in with the departments overall approach of using technology to be more effective and efficient in solving crimes.

    We are tasked with ensuring the safety of the community, he said. This is another tool to help us do our jobs better and more efficiently.

    Source: By Mitch Shaw, http://www.standard.net

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  •  Iowa City parking officers may soon hear an alarm if they pass vehicles parked illegally or harboring unpaid tickets using an expensive technology thats the envy of many law enforcement officials.

    The citys Transportation Services Department is looking for vendors and has set aside $154,000 in its budget for a License Plate Recognition system, which works by mounting a high-definition camera on top of a vehicle that takes photos of license plates and runs them through a scofflaw database. Such software still is rare in Iowa but is picking up steam as it becomes more affordable and accessible.

    The idea is to make parking enforcement more efficient, said Mark Rummel, associate director of Transportation Services. Rather than checking each vehicle in a parking lot or row of meters individually, the software would automatically scan nearby vehicles and sound an alarm if it detects a violation.

    I think just the time its going to save us is going to be huge, he said. Its a pretty vast area that we try and cover.

    Police departments in Iowa, including Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, have looked into such software, but most say its too expensive.

    We couldnt afford it right now, said Sgt. Cristy Hamblin, spokeswoman for the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

    Officials with the Iowa City Police Department didnt return calls for comment, but Assistant to the City Manager Geoff Fruin said LPR technology hasnt been discussed for the ICPD.

    Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek said LPR would be ideal for recovering stolen vehicles or catching barred drivers, but it ultimately is too expensive to be worth it.

    As youre going through downtown Lone Tree, to be running every license plate you go by, I could see where that could be useful, he said.

    Private vendors must submit their proposals to the city by July 12, and the City Council will need to approve the contract. Rummel said he hopes to have the software up and running by late fall at the earliest. It would be installed in one of the departments Ford Connects but could be put in more in the future, he said.

    The Transportation Services Department only has access to parking violations, permits and meter records, Rummel said, so the software wouldnt be able to tell whether a vehicle is stolen or whether theres a warrant for the owners arrest, at least not without access to those databases. It would detect whether vehicles have more than $50 in citations that are more than 10 days old, he said.

    University of Iowa Parking and Transportation Director Dave Ricketts said that depending on the cost, his department would be interested in using the software as well.

    Weve got 16,000 parking spaces, he said. Yes, it would help.

    LPR technology has become much more reliable and less expensive over the past 10 years, Ricketts said.

    LPR is definitely going to be in our future, he said. How we use it is unclear yet, whether its enforcement, cashiering or security, but were headed that way.

    The Polk County Sheriffs Department installed an LPR system in one of its patrol cars last summer that can check for things such as arrest warrants, stolen vehicles and missing persons, Sgt. Jana Rooker said. The department received a nearly $26,000 Department of Justice grant to pay for the software.

    Rather than having the officer type license plate numbers into their computers while driving, the software automatically scans plates and sounds an alarm if it detects a warrant or violation, she said.

    So as the officer is driving down the road, almost every vehicle it encounters on the road, that license plate can be checked within a matter of seconds with this software, Rooker said.

    But not everyone is excited at the sound of that.

    Ben Stone, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, said hes concerned about the governments ability to store the data it collects through LPR software. Steps must be taken now while LPR use is in its early stages to ensure data thats collected is destroyed, Stone said.

    As databases become interconnected and synced, more and more and more of this kind of surveillance technology can create the ability of the government to instantly create a dossier, a profile of what people are doing, he said.

    Source: By Tara Bannow, http://www.press-citizen.com

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  •  Infineon Technologies announced it is supplying the security chips for Malaysias new national electronic identity cards. Known as MyKad, the smart card features Infineons SLE 78 security controller with Integrity Guard security technology, combined with SOLID FLASH for fast deployment capability. ??

    MyKad is a multi-application national electronic identity card, including biometric identification, which will enable the implementation of additional functions such as driver license, health, ATM, e-signature and eGovernment services. In the past years, Malaysia issued approximately 2 million new identity cards each year.

    Identity cards are used for many years and are subject to intense wear. This is why they must meet specific high requirements. In particular, the bearers personal data should be secured during the entire life of the card. ??

    ?The Infineon SOLID FLASH product provides flexibility by using non-volatile memory technologies. The security certified flash product enables a faster reaction to market changes through short lead times and flexible product usage and offers advantages in logistics, development and throughout the certification process.

    A full range of SOLID FLASH products are Common Criteria certified by the Federal Office for Security in Information Technology in Germany as well as type approved by EMVCo making it the choice for many applications while keeping flexibility for upcoming changes. ??

    MyKad also uses Infineons Integrity Guard security technology. For identification documents with high demands on security, it offers long lasting security with encrypted Dual CPU-core. With this technology, data is encrypted along the entire data path during processing. The security controller core has two processing units, constantly checking each others correct function by utilizing error detection.

    Infineons SLE 78 product family with Integrity Guard is used in eGovernment applications, such as the electronic health card, the electronic identification card and in residence permits with biometric data

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  May sound strange nevertheless true. The armoured car business is booming in the drug-hit Mexico, which, after Sunday election, voted back to power the Institutional Revolutionary Party after 12 years. This party had the unique history of ruling Mexico for over 70 long years between 1929 and 2000.

    The purchase of armoured car has been necessitated by the fact that the country has lost 55,000 people in the last six years in drug-related violence.

    To keep themselves safe (from various drug cartels) while travelling many people are opting to buy armoured cars. They consider their vehicles as safe havens.

    Media reports from Mexico suggests that the sale of armoured cars in the last four years have increased by 1000 per cent.

    A middle-size SUV outfitted with armour is bullet-resistant and can withstand 15 to 20 rounds of bullets fired from a handgun. They are also called family tanks and became a top issue in the recently held election.

    Enrique Pena Nieto, who finally won the presidential election, had said during the campaign that he wants to focus on curbing violence in the streets and less on catching drug cartel leaders and blocking the flow of drugs into the United States. The US wants most of the Latin American countries, where the drug mafia rules the roost, to intensify their battle against the drug mafia.

    Countries like Peru in South America, which saw decline in the drug cartel, has witnessed their re-emergence recently.

    President-elect 45-year old Enrique Pena Nieto had promised to reinvigorate the economy and reduce rampant drug violence. He will take office in December for a six-year term and thus will restore the party that dominated Mexican politics for most of the past century, at times ruthlessly.

    But against he general prediction of a big victory he ended up only 5.4 percentage points ahead of his leftist rival, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

    Pena Nieto got 37.6 percent support compared to 32.2 percent for Lopez Obrador and 25.4 percent for ruling party candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota.

    The ruling National Action Party (PAN) suffered a crushing defeat as it failed to curb the fierce violence of a drug war that has killed 55,000 people and battered Mexicos image.

    Having run Mexico as a virtual one-party state for most of the 20th century, the PRI was ousted in an election 12 years ago. It finished third place in the 2006 presidential election.

    But Pena Nieto, a former governor of the state of Mexico (2005-11), restored the partys pride.

    Not only has he promised to lift economic growth to about six percent a year and create jobs but also draw the heat out of a drug war that has killed more than 55,000 people since late 2006. His main reform proposals include allowing more private investment in Mexicos state-run oil industry.

    Source: http://nvonews.com

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  •  Xtek has announced that it has completed construction of its first large scale XTclave body armour production plant.

    According to the company the new plant is capable of manufacturing more than 1000 high tech body armour plates per day, and will enable the Australian company to supply defence and law enforcement agencies around the world.

    The company has spent the last five years working towards construction of its commercial scale manufacturing plant, after building its initial small prototype plant in 2008.

    XTek says "the ability of this technology to consistently produce advanced technical composites, such as precision, void free, structural carbon fibre reinforced laminates, capable of withstanding extreme thermal loading is significant.

    "It is believed that this could have considerable utility in areas such as aerospace and aviation industries, in which small numbers of high value products are routinely manufactured according to exacting standards."

    Source: http://www.myfen.com.au

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  •  BANGALORE: From July, including the first Sunday, the regional passport office (RPO), in Bangalore will accept passport application manually at its office in Koramangala.

    "Beginning with the Passport Mela scheduled on June 30 and July 1, the applicants for passport can directly approach the counters at RPO and the passports issued at RPO will have all security precautions, though the applications are accepted manually," said a spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA).

    Biometrics: The ministry will commence incorporating the biometrics as required in countries abroad from 2013. "The passports with biometrics will be introduced from next year and the ministry is trying to install required technical back up by then. For the present the passports will not have bio-metrics as per international standards," the spokesperson said.

    The ministry also held discussions with the employees representatives of RPOs across the country and has reached for an understanding to re-schedule of working hours in view of seven day working day for RPOs to overcome the large quantity of pending applications before the various RPOs.

    "We have convinced the employees of RPOs about the fatigue factor they had to face because of the long working hours, that include the week-end holidays. Once we stabilize the pending numbers of passport applications through the exercise we will revert back to five-days a week schedule. We hope that the pending applications can be cleared by July 7 and July 8, the last two days for Passport Mela," the he said.

    Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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  •  HID Global says it has shipped more than 150 million high-technology eID solutions to governments for citizen IDs around the world.
    The firm has marked this milestone at a ceremony in Ireland, where it has a high-security eID credential facility producing products for access and identification-related applications such as ePassports and contactless swipe ID/access cards.
    We are proud to be a key provider of secure contactless technology to governments for eIDs worldwide, says Anthony Ball, senior vice president, Identity and Access Management (IAM), HID Global. More than 150 million people worldwide, almost a third of all citizens using high-security ePassports and identity credentials, carry our technology with them. We are exporting technology and know-how to every continent, and our local workforce and the entire community can be very proud of this milestone, as well as our contribution to a critical aspect of the worlds security.
    HID Global says it has shipped more than 100 million components used in ePassports in 30 countries, which comprises approximately 28% of the worlds market. According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as of December 2011, a total of 355 million ePassports had been issued globally. The vast majority of EU countries, as well as numerous states outside of Europe, are now issuing machine-readable ePassports. The company has also shipped more than 50 million microchip-based inlays used in eIDs in 22 countries. Other notable achievements include providing tens of millions of units for a variety of European ePassports.
    Set up 15 years ago, the Ireland facility was acquired in 2007 by HID Global. According to the company, it has expanded the operation and made it into one of the countrys most advanced secure technology facilities to accommodate the growing global trend toward eIDs and ePassports. Now one of Connemara Gaeltachts largest employers, the operation is dedicated to eGovernment product research, development and manufacturing, and includes a world competence centre for HID Globals high technology RFID-enabled components.
    HID Global is at the centre of an important global trend, says Craig Sandness, vice president of sales at the firms Government ID Solutions division. Governments worldwide are shifting to eIDs to dramatically improve the security, privacy, convenience and confident authentication needed in border and access control, and other important identification-related applications such as national IDs, driving licences, electronic voting and health care. As a leading high-security ePassport and eID component producer, we are able to provide the complete assembly of these critical components from one source.

    Source: http://www.securitydocumentworld.com

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  •  The International Armoring Corporation (IAC) was founded by Mark Burton in Ogden, Utah, in 1993. He initially planned to manufacture 24 vehicles, but ended up with more than 225 in the first year in business. Since then more than 8,000 vehicles have rolled out of the IAC facilities. Although at the beginning the company provided heavy-duty armored vehicles only for security companies and military contractors, the emergence of the civilian armored-vehicle market made IAC focus on conventional vehicles too.
    IAC offers a lightweight, flexible, bullet-resistant material, which is a blend of synthetic fiber laminates called Armormax, which weighs only 3.9 pounds per square foot. For $65,000 to $85,000 IAC can transform any car into an armor-plated automotive fantasy. The most popular choices are large luxury sedans and suburban-type SUVs, but IAC has also transformed smaller cars such as Toyota Camrys, Maybachs and Aston Martins.
    Burton estimates that around 20% of his customers seek protected transportation to mitigate a known threat or have been targeted for attack in the past, and around 50% just seek an insurance against random acts of violence, such as carjackings.

    Source: http://www.inautonews.com

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  •  William Whyte once boasted in an interview with a Toronto newspaper that his armour-plated vehicles were pretty awesome machines and that his customers included a good friend of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    But when the Canadian man entered into a multi-million-dollar contract to supply the U.S. Defense Department with 32 armoured gun trucks to protect VIPs in Iraq, he only delivered seven and none of them met the bullet- and blast-protecting requirements, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down this week in Virginia.

    Federal prosecutors announced late Thursday that Whyte, 67, president of Ontario-based Armet Armored Vehicles, and his company have been charged with three counts of major fraud against the United States, seven counts of wire fraud and three counts of false, fictitious and fraudulent claims.

    The charges have not been proven in court and in a statement emailed to Postmedia News, Whyte, who is not in custody, said he was shocked at the allegations against me, which I totally deny. He also said he was prepared to meet with U.S. prosecutors.

    John Lichtenstein, Whytes lawyer in Roanoke, Va., said Friday there was nothing he could say about the case.

    Armet, based in King City, Ont., has been armouring vehicles for more than 30 years and has manufacturing sites in Bradford, Ont., Danville, Va., and Tangiers, Morocco, according to a detailed company profile on Industry Canadas website, which was updated in late 2011.

    The company has an impeccable worldwide standing and counts as its clients heads of state, diplomats, government agencies, multinational corporations, police forces and discriminating individuals worldwide, the profile states. Its government clients include departments in Canada, the U.S., United Arab Emirates, Europe and Russia.

    Officials with Public Works and Government Services Canada said Friday they were searching to see what, if any, contracts the government may have had with Armet.

    According to the indictment, the U.S. Joint Contracting Command in Baghdad awarded Armet a $4.7 million contract in April 2006 for 24 armoured gun trucks.

    A few months later, a $1.5 million contract was awarded to Armet to build eight more trucks.

    The vehicles were to be used to transport Iraqi VIPs through hostile and dangerous environments.

    According to the indictment, the first 24 vehicles were to be delivered by July 31, 2006, but Armet failed to meet the deadline.

    By October 2006, only four trucks had been delivered.

    The following month, Armet, citing cash-flow problems, sought an advance payment of $1 million, the indictment says. The U.S. military agreed to pay the company $824,531.

    But instead of using that money to build more trucks, the money was diverted for other business and personal expenditures, the indictment alleges.

    By early 2008, the company had delivered a total of seven vehicles, six of which were accepted by the U.S. military.

    There were other problems.

    The contracts required that the vehicles be bulletproof and that their undercarriages be able to withstand explosions. Armet had promised that the floors of the vehicles could withstand various assaults, including blasts from two U.S. M67 anti-personnel grenades.

    But none of the trucks delivered met the required specifications, according to the indictment.

    The vehicles were also supposed to be equipped with special tires that could withstand punctures. The first five vehicles did not have such tires.

    (The defendants) knew that all of the armoured gun trucks they had provided were defective and would not protect the officials that they were intended to protect, the indictment states.

    The U.S. military ended its contracts with Armet in March 2008.

    On Friday, Armets website, www.aavi.com, redirected visitors to the website of another company, Terradyne Armored Vehicles, based in Newmarket, Ont.

    In an emailed statement, Terradyne president Durward Smith said: I can tell you that we have no affiliation with Armet nor its owner. A vehicle design was purchased from them with a temporary redirect of the website to capture any potential business as our understanding is that Armet is no longer making armoured vehicles.

    Whyte, an ex-York Regional Police officer, has a connection to an infamous heist at an armoured car company 20 years ago.

    In November 1992, armed and masked robbers targeted National Armored Ltd. in Concord, Ont., and made off with more than $8 million in cash and cheques from a vault.

    Whyte managed the armoured carrier company at the time.

    Source: By Douglas Quan, http://o.canada.com

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  •  JD Leipold of U.S. Army public affairs has this article on female body armour:

    Today, both male and female Soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor, designed for them, that will be shorter in the torso with more customized adjustments specific to the female form.

    Until that happens, the 14 percent of the Army who are women will continue to wear one of the 11 sizes of the Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that are worn by their male counterparts.

    Following anthropomorphic sizing and fitting studies overseas, and also at Fort Bragg, N.C., West Point, N.Y., and Fort Campbell, Ky., between 2009 and 2011, Program Executive Office, or PEO, Soldier started developing female body armor prototypes that addressed the physical differences between the sexes.

    Lt. Col. Frank J. Lozano, the product manager for Soldier Protective Equipment, said one thing his shop realized quickly from the studies was that women generally have narrower shoulders than males. The shoulder area on the new IOTV design was brought in closer to the neck by adding more fabric and opening the area around the armpits.

    The change translates to increased range of motion in the shoulders and upper arms and also allows weapons to be seated in the shoulder weld. The extra material and adjustment straps also allows darting to be incorporated much as it is on a womans blouse which will give a more secure and customized fit.

    Most females tend to have a narrow or thinner waist as it relates to the chest area, so we pulled the waist area in, Lozano said, adding that its not always a one-to-one relationship. Some women will want more room in the waist area so we allowed for adjustability in the cummerbund in the back which can be pulled in tighter or let out more than on the standard IOTV.

    PEO Soldier also realized through its multiple studies that the typical torso length for women was for the most part shorter than that of men. The female IOTV will be shorter at the bottom. Lozano said the new design will keep the IOTV from rubbing on the hips, which can cause chafing while walking.

    Female Soldiers had also advised PEO Soldier that the standard IOTV, with its longer torso, causes the front armor plate to press into their thighs when they are seated. This cuts off blood flow to their legs. The female version of the IOTV, with its shortened torso, will address this issue. Additionally, a new exterior plate pocket will allow the armor plate to be inserted from the side in a more diagonal fashion.

    Though not part of the female version of the IOTV design, the Army is also looking for ways to develop armor plating that better conforms to the human body.

    The challenge right now is that when you bring in those complex curvatures, the plate loses some of its strength, Lozano said. Were working with some armor manufacturers to invest in a manufacturing capability that finds the right chemistry to develop the soft and hard armor necessary to have a complex curved plate at a light weight that still defeats the threats.

    Developments in protective plate design will make ballistic protection more comfortable and form-fitting for both female and male Soldiers, but thats a way off.

    Lozano said in the September-October timeframe PEO Soldier will begin fielding 100 prototypes to female engagement teams from the 101st Airborne Division to evaluate.

    There are 30 females who well provide with spares and repair parts, he said. Well hold some in reserve in case other females get added to the teams. Theyll do user evaluations, then provide feedback to us that well wrap into the final iteration of the design and look to field to a brigade combat team by next summer.

    Source: http://blogs.ottawacitizen.com
  •  KATHMANDU: The government is planning to introduce the smart card concept in the transport sector after a gap of two years. The Department of Transport Management has decided to introduce smart cards for driving licences and bill books from the current fiscal year.

    The department will call a global tender for the smart card soon, said director general of the department Chandraman Shrestha. We have regenerated the concept following a directive from the Ministry of Physical Planning, Works and Transport Management, he said. The ministry has decided to introduce smart cards in mid-July to reform the transport sector.

    Earlier, in 2010, minister for labour and transport management Mohamed Aftab Alam had tried to introduce smart cards for licences and bill books. However, the process was halted after the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority suspected irregularities in the process.

    Minister Aftab had formed a committee in the ministry to carry out the bidding process breaching the area of the department. According to law, the department should have started the bidding process. The commission found discrepancies in the process.

    According to Shrestha, the tender process will start in three months and implementation of the smart cards will begin at the end of the current fiscal year. We are serious about implementing it, he said, adding that smart cards can be effective in controlling the use of fake driving licences and bill books.

    The Asian Development Bank is providing financial support for the initiative.

    Similarly, the department is also planning to introduce embossed number plates for vehicles. The introduction of embossed number plates will help control criminal activities. Embossed number plates cant be changed easily, so it will reduce the use of vehicles in crimes, he said.

    Former director general of the department Saradchandra Paudel had envisioned the concept three years back. We have been conducting a feasibility study, he said, adding it will be implemented this year once the study shows a positive result. Tender will be called soon, he added.

    Nearly 1.4 million vehicles are registered in the country including more than 850,000 motorcycles. The policy will affect vehicles plying across the country. The department is planning to implement the smart card from Bagmati zone where about 50 per cent vehicles are registered.

    Meanwhile, the department has completed building digital record of driving licences and bill books in all its 14 zonal offices. The process was started about a decade back. Similarly, the department has introduced e-billing system for collecting transport revenue licence or vehicle registration and for renewing them.

    Source: http://www.thehimalayantimes.com

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  •  ALEXANDRIA, VA.Prosecutors indicted a South Korean company and five of its employees on Thursday for stealing the recipe for making Kevlar body armour from the DuPont Co.

    The indictment in U.S. District Court in Alexandria alleges that Kolon Industries engaged in a seven-year conspiracy to steal secrets on the manufacturing process for Kevlar and a similar product called Twaron produced by a large Japanese chemical company, Teijin Limited.

    Kolon would hire current and former DuPont employees as consultants who would provide confidential information about Kevlar, including its polymerization process and details of the manufacturing process, according to the indictment. Kevlar is made at a factory in Richmond.

    Kolon used those secrets to improve its process for making Heracron, a product that competes with Kevlar, according to the indictment.

    Several longtime DuPont employees are identified as unindicted co-conspirators in the indictment who received payments of up to $143,000 (U.S.) to engage in the scheme, according to court records. One of the former employees, Michael Mitchell, has already been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in the scheme.

    Last year in Richmond, a civil jury awarded DuPont a $920 million (U.S.) judgment against Kolon, which is appealing the verdict and also fighting an injunction that would bar it from selling Heracron in the U.S. for 20 years.

    Source: http://www.thestar.com

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  •  The Imprimerie Nationale, the official supplier and printer to the French government, has chosen Datacard Group to provide systems for Frances e-passport program.

    Datacard will install Datacard PB6500 passport issuance systems. These automated, inline high-volume passport production systems will be able to issue up to 25,000 passports a day.

    The systems configuration includes automated leafing, inline inkjet printing, smart card encoding, laser perforation and enhanced lamination of secure thin-film overlays. The systems universal interface comes through Datacards Syntera customization suite software to act as a bridge to link the PB6500 passport systems.

    With the system Imprimerie Nationale has been able to cut passport delivery time from six days to two.

    Source: http://www.contactlessnews.com

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  •  The ePassport is the culmination of a sustained process of development of technical specifications for machine readable travel documents (MRTD). It introduces a new dimension to aviation security in that, within the conventional machine readable passport with its machine readable zone, an additional layer of verification of information contained in an electronic chip is placed, which verifies the information in the passports machine readable zone by the use of a special reader. Much research has gone into the areas of the technology and verification in the development of the ePassport.

    ver 104 States are currently producing and using ePassports and there are approximately 400 million in circulation. This accounts for 33per cent of all passports used globally. The additional feature that the ePassport carries in the conventional machine readable passport is a chip containing biometric and biographic information which have to be validated accurately, efficiently and quickly while retaining the security and integrity of the information. Ideally, an ePassport should be issued in accordance with the technical specifications approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) . However, this does not happen in all cases of issuance of ePassports. This lapse could seriously compromise global security. The nuances of this threat are described and discussed in this article against their legal background.

    At a recent Symposium on machine readable travel documents, biometrics and security standards.held at ICAO on 10 to 12 October 2012, experts addressed ICAO machine readable travel documents (MRTD) standards and specifications, identity management best practices and related border security issues. Sri Lanka, an issuer of machine readable passports, was represented at this Symposium. Foremost among these discussions was the ePassport, which is defined by ICAO as a passport which has a contactless integrated circuit (IC) chip within which is stored data from the machine readable passport page, a biometric measure of the passport and a security object to protect the public key infrastructure (PKI) cryptographic technology, and which conforms to the specifications of Doc 9303 part 1 . The ICAO Facilitation Manual defines the ePassport as a machine readable passport that has a contactless integrated circuit embedded in it and the capability of being used for biometric identification of the machine readable passport holder in accordance with the Standards specified in the relevant part of ICAO document 9303 (Machine Readable Travel Documents) . ePassports are easily recognised by the international ePassport symbol on the front cover .

    Biometric Identification

    It is important to note that the operative terms in the definition of the ePassport are biometric identification and public key infrastructure (PKI) cryptographic technology. Biometric technology involves a measurable, physical characteristic or personal behavioral trait used to recognize the identity, or verify the claimed identity of a person. Biometric identification has been defined as a generic term used to describe automated means of recognizing a living person through the measurement of distinguishing physiological or behavioural traits .

    Biometrics target the distinguishing physiological or behavioral traits of the individual by measuring them and placing them in an automated repository such as machine encoded representations created by computer software algorithms that could make comparisons with the actual features. Physiological biometrics that have been found to successfully accommodate this scientific process are facial recognition, fingerprinting and iris-recognition which have been selected by ICAO as being the most appropriate. The biometric identification process is fourfold: firstly involving the capture or acquisition of the biometric sample; secondly extracting or converting the raw biometric sample obtained into an intermediate form; and thirdly creating templates of the intermediate data is converted into a template for storage; and finally the comparison stage where the information offered by the travel document with that which is stored in the reference template.

    Biometric identification gets into gear each time an MRTD holder (traveler) enters or exists the territory of a State and when the State verifies his identity against the images or templates created at the time his travel document was issued. This measure not only ensures that the holder of the document is the legitimate claimant to that document and to whom it was issued, but also enhances the efficacy of any advance passenger information (API) system used by the State to pre-determine the arrivals to its territory. Furthermore, matching biometric data presented in the form of the traveler with the data contained in the template accurately ascertains as to whether the travel document has been tampered with or not. A three way check, which matches the travelers biometrics with those stored in the template carried in the document and a central database, is an even more efficacious way of determining the genuineness of a travel document. The final and most efficient biometric check is when a four way determine is effected, were the digitized photograph is visually matched (non electronically) with the three way check described above . In this context, it is always recommended that the travelers facial image (conventional photograph) should be incorporated in the travel document along with the biometric templates in order to ensure that his identity could be verified at locations where there is no direct access to a central database or where the biometric identification process has not entered into the legal process of that location.

    Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Cryptographic Technology

    PKI Cryptographic technology uses a brand new technique known as quantum cryptography, designed to eliminate the terrifying vulnerabilities that arise in the way digitally stored data are exposed to fraudulent use. This new technique uses polarized photons instead of electronic signals to transmit information along cables. Photons are tiny particles of light that are so sensitive that when intercepted, they immediately become corrupted. This renders the message unintelligible and alerts both the sender and recipient to the fraudulent or spying attempt. The public key directory - designed and proposed to be used by customs and immigration authorities who check biometric details in an electronic passport, is based on cryptography - and is already a viable tool being actively considered by the aviation community as a fail-safe method for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of passport information.

    In order to assure inspecting authorities (receiving States) that they would know when the authenticity and integrity of the biometric data stored in the MRTD, which they inspect, are compromised and tampered with, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) scheme was developed by the TAG/MRTD, which has been pioneering work on the MRTD for over a decade . The scheme is not calculated to prescribe global implementation of public key encryption, but rather acts as a facilitator enabling States to make choices in areas such as active or passive authentication, anti-skimming and access control and automated border crossing, among other facilitative methods. The establishment of a public key directory, through means of public key cryptology and in a PKI environment, is consistent with ICAOs ultimate aim and vision for the application of biometric technology on the fundamental postulate that there must be a primary interoperable form of biometric technology for use at border control with facilities for verification, as well as by carriers and the issuers of documents. This initial premise is inevitably followed by the assumption that biometric technologies used by document issuers must have certain specifications, particularly for purposes of identification, verification and the creation of watch lists. It is also ICAOs vision that States, to the extent possible, are protected against changing infrastructure and changing suppliers, and that a technology, once put in place, must be operable or at least retrievable for a period of ten years.

    The ePassport

    The story of the passport- the precursor of the ePassport starts with the birth of an individual and his birth certificate, which records the event of birth and time and place thereof. The Civil Registry is able, with this document to primarily establish the identity of the person at birth and inform his country of his details for purposes of maintaining census and vital statistics. The passport, which uses this information, gives a person a name and natonality that is required for him to travel internationally. The passport is a basic document in the transport by air of persons. Its use therefore is of fundamental importance as a travel document, not only because it reflects the importance of the sovereignty of a State and the nationality of its citizens but also because it stands for the inviolability of relations between States that are linked through air transport.

    The key consideration of an ePassport is Global Interoperability the crucial need to specify a system for biometrics deployment that is universally interoperable. a Logical Data Structure (LDS) for ePassports required for global interoperability. It defines the specifications for the standardized organization of data recorded to a contactless integrated circuit capacity expansion technology of an MRP when selected by an issuing State or organization so that the data is accessible by receiving States. This requires the identification of all mandatory and optional Data Elements and a prescriptive ordering and/or grouping of Data Elements that must be followed to achieve global interoperability for reading of details (Data Elements) recorded in the capacity expansion technology optionally included on an MRP (ePassport). The other considerations are Uniformity the need to minimize via specific standard setting, to the extent practical, the different solution variations that may potentially be deployed by member States; Technical reliability the need to provide guidelines and parameters to ensure member States deploy technologies that have been proven to provide a high level of confidence from an identity confirmation viewpoint; and that States reading data encoded by other States can be sure that the data supplied to them is of sufficient quality and integrity to enable accurate verification in their own systems; Practicality the need to ensure that specifications can be operationalized and implemented by States without their having to introduce a plethora of disparate systems and equipment to ensure they meet all possible variations and interpretations of the standards; and Durability the requirement that the systems introduced will last the maximum 10-year life of a travel document, and that future updates will be backward compatible.

    The major components of a biometric system are: Capture acquisition of a raw biometric sample; Extract conversion of the raw biometric sample data to an intermediate form; Create template conversion of the intermediate data into a template for storage; and Compare comparison with the information in a stored reference template.

    In terms of security and privacy of the stored data, both the issuing and any receiving States need to be satisfied that the data stored on the IC has not been altered since it was recorded at the time of issue of the document. In addition, the privacy laws or practice of the issuing State may require that the data cannot be accessed except by an authorized person or organization. Accordingly ICAO has developed specifications in Section IV regarding the application and usage of modern encryption techniques, particularly interoperable public key infrastructure (PKI) schemes, to be used by States with their machine readable travel documents as made in accordance with the specifications set out in Doc 9303. The intent is primarily to augment security through automated means of authentication of MRPs and their legitimate holders internationally. In addition, ways and means are recommended to implement international ePassport authentication and to provide a path to the use of ePassports to facilitate biometric or e-commerce applications.


    The foremost necessity is to establish a strong security culture in every State. For this, there must be a clear definition of State responsibility and accountability brought to bear by a close and unbreakable link between government and industry stakeholders. A security culture would make States aware of their rights and duties, and, more importantly, enable States to assert them. Those who belong to a security culture also know which conduct would compromise security and they are quick to educate and caution those who, out of ignorance, forgetfulness, or personal weakness, partake in insecure conduct. An ePassport must necessarily be the result of efficient and fail-safe organizational arrangements. It should be tested at border control by trained professionals.

    eGovernment and eID are the bare essentials for State security. The digital economy has also brought much facilitation that helps the world move to paperless processes which result in greater economy and streamlined processes. However, there must essentially be global harmonization in this process. In this regard ICAO has made remarkable progress in advancing its MRTD programme to the level it is at now. If harmonization means ensuring consistency between global practices, standardization means compliance with international Standards. There is no room for doubt that both harmonization and globalization are needed in this context.

    Source: by Dr. Ruwantissa Abeyratne, http://www.srilankaguardian.org

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  •  The Conservative governments fervour for Canadian history will play out on the pages of your new passport, soon to be unveiled after nine years of delays and cost overruns.

    After a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign for the War of 1812 and the announcement that they plan to rename the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa as the Canadian Museum of History, the Tories are set to unveil new designs for Canadas electronic passport that focus on key historical moments, HuffPost has learned.

    Bureaucrats at first recommended the government adopt images of fauna and flora to grace the inside pages of the new travel document, similar to the United Kingdoms passport. The Conservatives chose instead to follow the example of the U.S. passport, which features images of the Declaration of Independence and Mount Rushmore, and focus on history.

    It will be something that Canadians can be proud to carry, said Rick Roth, a spokesman for Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. Roth refused to elaborate on the design sketches that will be part of the new electronic passport, which will be issued for five- and 10-year time periods.

    What would you like to see in the passport design? Share your comments
    The implementation of Canadas ePassport, which includes an electronic chip with facial recognition information, has been delayed for nine years. A pilot program for diplomats and public office holders was planned for 2005 but did not get under way until 2009. The national roll-out was put on the back burner until the 2008 budget announced ePassports would be ready in 2011. Then it was 2012. Now, they should be ready in 2013.
    Canada is the last G7 country to implement the international standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in 2003. All of Canadas key allies and more than 95 countries, including Pakistan, Sudan and Tajikistan, have pushed ahead with the technology.

    Source: By Althia.Raj, http://www.huffingtonpost.ca

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  •  Zimbabwe is exploring the implementation of ePassports before the end of the year, according to the countrys Home Affairs co-minister Theresa Makone.
    ePassports, also known as biometric passports contain an electronic chip that is encoded with surname, given name, date of birth, place of birth and gender information. It also includes a digital picture of the bearers face. Signatures are not reproduced on the chip.
    The Zimbabwe government believes that the introduction and mass production of the new travel document will reduce the price of the document. Currently, an ordinary Zimbabwean passport costs US$50 while other regional countries charge less than US$30.
    Makone said that a new digitalized document would curb counterfeit documents and would also allow the country to match the rapidly adopted international ePassport standard.
    The deployment of the ePassport also coincides with the Foreign Ministrys new digitalized passport application processes, which allow residents to obtain passport applications online.
    Despite the online availability of ePassport applications, applicants will still need to go to the passport office to complete their applications in person, and will also require a national ID card in order to submit their application.

    Source: By Stephen Mayhew, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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    Trb has signed a new agreement to continue to provide electronic and secure polycarbonate data pages for Republic of Lithuania ePassports.
    According to the firm, the electronic data page is attached to the ePassport booklet through a patented and robust page binding element, and is designed for a lifespan of 10 years. Issuance of passports with an electronic polycarbonate data page started in January 2008. The chip stores personal data, a facial image and two fingerprints of the document holder.
    The latest contract builds upon a 2008 agreement which engaged Trb to supply highly secure polycarbonate data pages with embedded chip to the Lithuanian Personalisation Center of Identity Documents.
    The data pages are integrated into the Lithuanian passport booklets by UAB Garsu Pasaulis and then personalized by the Personalisation Center of Identy Documents, which is part of the countrys Ministry of Internal Affairs.
    It is widely recognised that the Lithuanian biometric passports are a valuable indicator of the countrys distinctive attitude to security-oriented innovation, said a Ministry of Internal Affairs official.
    ePassports, also known as biometric passports contain an electronic chip that is encoded with surname, given name, date of birth, place of birth and gender information. It also includes a digital picture of the bearers face. Signatures are not reproduced on the chip.

    Source: By Stephen Mayhew, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  Morpho has won another international call for tenders from the Finnish National Police Board to supply the countrys new ePassports, as part of a consortium including Oberthur Technologies. The consortium has been providing Finland with secure ePassports since 2006.
    Within the consortium Morpho provides the passport booklet which includes a set of new and improved security features on its polycarbonate data page. The data page also contains an integrated microchip which stores the holders personal details and biometric data (fingerprints and facial image). Morpho also supplies its ICAO PKI system and its personalization solution.
    With enhanced physical and electronic security features, Finlands new passport will provide greater protection against identity theft and fraud, and enable fast, secure identification of passport holders.
    Finland began issuing its new ePassports at the end of August 2012.

    Source: http://www.planetbiometrics.com

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  •  Cash-strapped New York has tentatively chosen the highest bidder to produce drivers licenses under a disputed contract that would provide only black-and-white photos and end up costing the state nearly $38 million more than the current contract if its approved.

    According to court papers reviewed by The Associated Press, the losing vendors, including the company that has produced New York licenses with color photos for 16 years, are protesting the $88.5 million award to a Canadian company.

    The award to CBN Secure Technology Inc. of Ottawa is also being reviewed by the state comptroller.

    CBN is part of the Canadian Bank Note company that prints Canadian money, passports and drivers licenses worldwide. Company officials did not respond to repeated requests for comment.

    The DMV tentatively awarded the contract to the high bidder 10 months after New York advised the current vendor, De La Rue North America Inc., that because of significant budgetary constraints the state would have to reduce the cost of the contract, according to the court filings. As a result, De La Rue submitted a bid 10 percent lower for the new, eight-year contract, which ended up being nearly $38 million less than CBNs bid.

    De La Rue, based in England, and Massachusetts-based MorphoTrustUSA, another unsuccessful bidder, want a rebid.

    They claim CBN offered a black-and-white polycarbonate card they say is less secure than their color-picture IDs on cards made of Teslin. The losing bidders say they also werent informed the state wanted a black-and-white polycarbonate card and that CBN received an illegal advantage. De La Rue and MorphoTrustUSA said they could have offered a bid on that type which could save taxpayers money.

    The lawsuit also claims the state had required a color image ID, a requirement they claim CBN violated.

    The drivers license contract is rebid under the federal Real ID measure from the Department of Homeland Security to make licenses more secure and more states are expected to face similar contract decisions.

    The state Department of Motor Vehicles wont comment until the comptrollers review concludes and the contract award is final. State records show cost was valued at just 20 percent of the evaluation of bids, with a 30 percent emphasis on security. Other categories included production and quality control, the production site and data security, the imaging device and experience and expertise, according to the record.

    Trade publications note the CBN technology and black-and-white photos are well-regarded for security in drivers licenses and other documents.

    The losing companies claim poor judgment and mishandling of the bid is apparently to blame for the states decision.

    Polycarbonate and Teslin are both highly secure materials suitable for drivers licenses, said MorphoTrust Vice President and General Counsel Scott Boylan. The key differences are value and flexibility. Polycarbonate is far more expensive than Teslin while providing no additional security benefit. Teslin cards also can accommodate color photos, which enable more security features, whereas polycarbonates cannot.

    CBN failed a mandatory technical requirement which related to the ability to provide color text for the cards, a mandatory requirement, stated De La Rue in its lawsuit.

    State records show the DMV criteria for the bid, however, appear to not require a color image ID, according to a court filing.

    The state comptrollers office is now evaluating the bids.

    While I cant comment on specific contracts, our impartial review of bid protests is essential to protect New Yorkers from millions of dollars in unnecessary costs, said Kate Gurnett, spokeswoman for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

    Our bid exactly met the requirements of the (Request for Proposal) and at significantly less cost to the New York taxpayer, said De La Rue spokesman Rob Hutchison

    CBN and De La Rue are close competitors with a long history of providing secure documents including drivers licenses. CBN also holds government contracts to print postage stamps, passports and visas that must be counterfeit-proof.

    State records show no campaign contributions from its top officers to any New York officials. CBN, founded in 1897, also has a lottery systems division for gaming run by governments, but has no contracts with New York where Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to expand gambling.

    Source: http://libn.com

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  •  A UK-based military hardware manufacturer will open a Sh3.5 billion plant in Mombasa to capture the growing arms race in Eastern Africa as well as target peace-keeping missions.

    Osprea Logistics has started construction of the plant following approval from the Kenya Investments Authority to assemble armoured cars and military trucks under the Mamba brand which is commonly used by Africa Union peacekeepers, private contractors in Iraq and several African countries.

    This will be the first armoured vehicle manufacturer in the region and the company is targeting regional governments and peacekeeping missions in Congo, Sudan and Somalia, which are emerging as a fertile markets for military hardware.

    Osprea plans its first-year production of Mamba Mk5s to be over 100 vehicles, which can translate to work for over 200 people, said Salih Brandt, the chairman of Osprea Logistics in an email response to the Business Daily.

    Kenya is strategically located and offers great access to the rest of Africa compared to South Africa where Ospreras other manufacturing plant is.

    Mamba is a South-African made armoured personnel carrier that offers protection against small arms fire and land mines.

    Powered by a Mercedes Benz engine, it is suited for a rough terrain and can carry up to 10 passengers plus the driver.

    This has made it a favourite for military operations in remote zones and it became the face of the Iraq war following increased use by private security contractors.

    Rising threats of terrorism, cross-border raids and internal conflicts in East Africa have seen countries increase their military budgets.

    Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have together increased their defense spending to Sh87 billion last year from Sh59 billion in 2007, according to data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri), an independent research organisation.

    The data shows that Kenyas spending at Sh45.8 billion was far much higher than that of Uganda, which had a budget of Sh21 billion, and Tanzania whose budget stood at Sh22 billion.

    Kenya, last year, ordered 67 US-made heavy truck diesel engines from South Africa, 37 of which have so far been delivered at an undisclosed cost.

    Uganda also showed the highest number of military equipment imports among EAC member countries.

    Burundi depicted one of the highest military budgets on the continent according to Sipri making the region a good market for an arms manufacturer.
    The regions defense forces buy their armoured cars and trucks mainly from Russia and South Africa.

    There is a tangible move world-wide towards smart investing in defence budgets, with an emphasis on domestic procurement and industry in order to capture a dual benefit of domestic investing as well as platform efficiency, says Mr Brandt.

    Source: By RAWLINGS OTINI, http://www.businessdailyafrica.com

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  •  The Smart Card Alliance has released its second annual E-Yearbook, highlighting the events that happened in the North and Latin American smart card industry throughout 2012.

    This years review contains industry briefs, perspectives, insights and company profiles covering a wide range of markets and technologies. It also contains an expanded section on the EMV Migration Forum, information about the new Mobile and NFC Council, highlights of Septembers Transportation Council meeting and reprints of white papers and position documents produced by the SCA throughout the year.

    The E-Yearbook is available at the SCAs website. The SCA will send printed copies to members and have them available at Alliance conference events

    Source: http://www.contactlessnews.com

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  •  The UAE Central Bank and the Emirates Identity Authority have met to consider enhancing co-operation in regards to using the smart ID card and activating its applications in the financial sector.
    The two agencies discussed creating a joint committee to draft a strategic co-operation agreement that includes a number of initiatives aimed at promoting the culture of digital ID and knowledge-based economy, as well as enabling the UAE Central Bank to upgrade the performance of the financial sector while protecting the identity of consumers with the advanced features of the Emirates ID card.
    According to a report in The Emirates News Agency, the UAE Central Bank clarified that its draft strategic and operational plan includes an initiative for creating an e-wallet system using the ID card that would ultimately replace cash for the management and operation of the UAE Central Bank.
    Emirates ID says its ready to provide maximum support to ensure the success of all the development projects and initiatives that are implemented or planned to be implemented, as a part of the governments initiative to engage in a knowledge-based economy in a manner that serves the top interest of the UAE.
    As reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, official transactions related to Emirates ID cards were disrupted for nearly two days following a technical glitch with its online e-form system.
    In 2009, Emirates ID developed a plan which contributed to doubling the number of population register and therefore, the fingerprints of individuals over the past three years by six times.

    Source: By Adam Vrankulj, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  The Egyptian government has recently approved a new smart card system for subsidized fuels, originally proposed by the ministries of finance and petroleum.
    The program, designed to ensure that those in most need of these subsidizes are indeed those who receive it, would charge the ministries of petroleum and mineral resources with implementing and overseeing the new smart card program for the National Bank of Egypt and Ahly banks.
    In this process, contracts were awarded to both government banks without a bidding process, in order to quickly implement the new laws to take hold in April, Daily News Egypt reports.
    Logistically, daily transfers will be made to companies producing petroleum products and will be represented in the difference in price for fully and partially subsidized fuel for the amount consumed through the smart card program. A database of beneficiaries will also be created.
    Many distribution programs like this take off without a hitch, but there are also those that encounter resistance along the way.
    Reported in BiometricUpdate.com, a system in India has been implemented which sees the production and distribution of biometric food ration cards, though members of an indigenous group have demanded the withdrawal of the cards, citing irregularities and complications in obtaining food.

    Source: By Adam Vrankulj, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  Gemalto is providing the Royal Oman Police with an electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with secure travel documents in line with Omans goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using digital security technologies. ??

    The solution includes Gemaltos ICAO compliant Sealys e-passport documents and a full Coesys solution suite to enroll citizens, personalize and issue secure documents. The multi-year contract also covers training, support and maintenance services.

    Major Royal Oman Police offices will be equipped with fixed and mobile stations to register e-passport applicants with personal information and biometric data. Each e-passport will feature secure embedded software and a contactless microprocessor which will contain the holders digital fingerprints and. The solution will facilitate Omani travelers immigration control, and speed up the passport application and document issuance process. ??

    In the public sector, Gemalto is contributing to more than 80 government programs worldwide, supporting for example e-passport initiatives in Cte dIvoire, Denmark, Estonia, France, Korea, Norway, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden and the U.S.

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  Libya has taken delivery of 49 armoured support vehicles from Jordan. Some 120 of the UAE-designed and built NIMRs, in two variants, have already been in service with the Libyan army .

    The spokesman for the Libyan General Staff. Ali Shiekhi was quoted by Chinese news agency Xinhua today as saying that the new NIMRs had been supplied as a result of an agreement made last year, between the Ministry of Defence and Jordan. The new armoured vehicles are to be deployed immediately on border patrol duties.

    More than 500 NIMRs have been sold, mostly in Jordan, Lebanon, Libya and the UAE, and the firm says that it has a further 1,800 orders. The composite ceramic-armoured NIMRs, which come in four and six-wheel variants and a range of configurations, are according to the manufacturers, the first such military vehicles to be designed specifically to operate in extreme desert conditions. NIMR Automotive which conceived and makes the armoured vehicle, is a part of the UAEs Tawazun conglomerate, which specialises in defence equipment. Algeria was last year seeking to establish a local plant to build and assemble NIMRs.

    Source: http://www.libyaherald.com

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  •  ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards will ship in 2013, spanning all smart card markets. Of the total shipments, 16% are forecasted to use a contactless interface but that will rise to 30% by 2018.

    Government ID, transportation and ticketing, and payment cards continue strong double-digit growth in contactless adoption. Single-wire protocol SIM card volumes continue to strengthen, and are expected to break the 500 million mark in 2018.

    The increase in contactless adoption is not limited to a selection of markets, although its the banking and government verticals which are adopting contactless technology at a quicker rate, with the SIM market close behind, comments Phil Sealy, research analyst at ABI.

    Over the next three years ABI Research expects to see a shift in the penetration ratio of pure contactless and dual interface shipments. In 2013, ABI Research forecasts 59% of all contactless deployments will utilize a pure contactless interface, reducing to 38% in 2018.

    The increase in dual interface adoption is apparent across multiple markets. IC vendors NXP, Infineon, and STMicroelectronics are positioned to offer the best combination of convenience and high-end security over multiple applications. Additionally, the increase in dual interface adoption will deliver greater margins benefiting IC and smart card vendors alike.

    ABI Research tracks new services and credentials regionally, including governments issuing new national ID and social welfare cards, mobile network operators with SIM-based NFC payment services and wallets, and banks jumping to next-generation dual interface EMV cards, Sealy states. As a result ABI Research forecasts that dual interface shipments will exceed the 1 billion mark in 2015.

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will this year introduce biometric identity cards which will be issued instantly at the point of registration to subscribers.

    It would also start work on piloting electronic claims (E-claims) processing and host an extended stakeholder review of the capitation pilot in the Ashanti Region to inform its improvement and the subsequent nationwide rollout of this provider payment method.

    The Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester A. Mensah, disclosed this when he addressed members of the core management team of the NHIS and some key stakeholders at a management retreat held at Elmina in the Central Region.

    Mr Mensah noted that although remarkable progress had been made in meeting targets, there was the need to consolidate those achievements and make the scheme more efficient, adding that 2013 would be a busy year for the authority.

    He said the NHIA intended to establish three more claims processing centres in the Northern, Central and Ashanti regions, to complement the centre in Accra. This, he maintains, would complete efficiency measures into claims management nationwide.

    Among other numerous initiatives, Mr Mensah disclosed that the scheme would be re-branded consistent with the new law, new vision and mission and operational architecture of the NHIS, adding that the financial manual of the NHIA would also be reviewed to place greater responsibility on the centre to prevent the abuse and fraud occurring at the regional and scheme levels.

    Others are: a permanent and joint clinical and claims audit team would be established to undertake forensic claims audit across the country all-year round to track isolated cases of connivance between schemes and providers.

    Mr Mensah mentioned that subscriber satisfaction was a key performance indicator for the NHIA, therefore, a subscribers handbook detailing the benefit package, medicines and subscriber rights and obligations would be compiled and made available to all subscribers at the point of registration and membership renewal.

    In order to further educate the public on the operations of the scheme, Mr Mensah said a quarterly NHIS policy dialogue forum to be beamed live on television stations would be instituted.

    Also, the NHIS medicines list/pricing would be reviewed to reflect market realities.

    He further said the authority would begin modernising and transiting from an ICT concept, which places more emphasis on infrastructure, to a management information system (MIS) which places premium on generating information for management decision-making.

    Among a litany of achievements recorded in 2012, he cited the passage of the new law, NHIA 2012, Act 852, the upward review of provider Tariffs by 26 per cent, creation of the condition to accommodate family planning in the NHIS benefit package, development of a consolidated premium account, the pilot of capitation in the Ashanti Region, the establishment of an operational call centre and functional clinical audit division.

    Mr Mensah told the management team that posterity will not forgive us if, in nurturing this infant institution, it slips into structural, operational, and financial inefficiency.

    The President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Kwabena Opoku-Adusei, who was present at the event, pledged his associations commitment to the NHIS.

    He gave an assurance that the GMA would continue to be a strong ally of the NHIS and would collaborate with the authority on the rollout of capitation across the country, if all their concerns were addressed.

    He said the GMA would continue to constructively criticise the NHIA to ensure that the scheme stands the test of time.

    Other participants and contributors included a former Health Minister, Dr Richard Anane, under whose watch the law which established the NHIS was passed in 2003 (Act 650), and other foreign delegations.

    Source: http://graphic.com.gh

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  •  New research from ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards to be shipped worldwide in 2013; a combined number spanning all smart card markets. Of the total forecasted shipments, 16 percent are expected to use a contactless interface.
    ABI attributes most of this growth to the increase in adoption of Government ID, transportation and ticketing and payment card systems. In 2013, ABI forecasts 59% of all contactless deployments will utilize a pure contactless interface, reducing to 38% in 2018.
    According to the company, The increase in dual interface adoption is apparents across multiple markets. IC vendors, NXP, Infineon and STMicroelectronics are positioned to offer the best combination of convenience and high-end security over multiple applications. Additionally, the increase in dual interface adoption will deliver greater margins benefiting IC and smart card vendors alike.
    ABIs Market Data report focuses on the collection of primary data from leading manufacturers of smart cards and secure ICs. The data includes the installed base and annual shipments of smart cards and secure ICs by technology and interface type, by region and vertical markets.
    The increase in contactless adoption is not limited to a selection of markets, although its the banking and government verticals which are adopting contactless technology at a quicker rate, with the SIM market close behind, Phil Sealy ABI Research analyst said. ABI Research tracks new services and credentials regionally, including governments issuing new national ID and social welfare cards, MNOs with SIM-based NFC payment services and wallets, and banks jumping to next-generation dual interface EMV cards. As a result, ABI Research forecasts that dual interface shipments will exceed the 1 billion mark in 2015.
    Last year, in a Biometrics Research Note, Rawlson King forecasted that the market for electronic identity cards for which smart cards are often used will reach US$5.2 billion by 2015.
    Smart cards often carry biometric data of the card holder and are finding their way into many workflow processes, identity programs among a long list of uses.
    BluStor is an emerging player in the smart card market, currently developing a smart card with an 8GB capacity, to enable the downloading of apps and to verify identity absent of a data connection. BiometricUpdate.com recently had a chance to talk shop with CEO Finis Conner about how BluStor came to be, his ambitions as chief executive as well as what the future holds for his company.

    Source: By Adam Vrankulj, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  Papua New Guineas Defence Minister, Fabian Pok, says a two-million US dollar military aid grant from China will be spent on armoured cars, troop carriers and uniforms.
    The grant follows Dr Poks talks with his Chinese counterpart General Liang Guanglie in Beijing last month and meetings there with exporters of military ware.
    The visit comes as PNG plans a five fold increase in troops over the next decade.
    Dr Pok says PNG will also ask China to help maintain swimming pools and gymnasiums at PNGs military barracks.
    They want to be seen as not being too involved in our military issues here. China is also trying to export things like uniforms and armoured cars and all these things. So its also in the business interests of not the Chinese military but people who are building these things to market their products to countries like Papua New Guinea.

    Source: http://www.rnzi.com

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  •  Frost & Sullivan has released new analysis stating that the global border control and biometrics market will see increased growth due to international cooperation. However, this growth may not be realized unless privacy issues are resolved and organizations are able to measure ROI.

    The analysis, Global Border Control and Biometrics Market Assessment, covers the security, military, government and law enforcement sectors of the industry. It found that the markets 2012 revenues were $5.8 billion, and it anticipates that the market will earn $15.8 billion in 2021.

    Frost found that one of the main drivers in this market growth stemmed from agencies and organizations working together on an international level to collaborate on travel security, which has led to more implementation of electronic documents and readers.

    Western markets have been at the forefront of this trend, with many countries having e-passports and testing eGates. Many pilot projects are taking place in Europe, with facial recognition technology being the preferred biometric modality. Russia is also looking into the use of biometrics as an identifier.

    Eastern markets, such as China and India, are just starting to incorporate e-passports and eGates into their travel processing systems.

    While the opportunity for growth is good, Frost does caution that budget cuts and privacy concerns could have a detrimental effect on plans to invest in biometric technology; however, cheaper technology and public education could mitigate those possibilities.

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  For many years now, IT professionals have become more and more active in discussions about physical access control systems and there has been an active debate about the need for convergence between physical and logical access. IT managers use electronic means to secure logical assets; security managers use physical access control methods to secure facilities. On the surface, it would seem that both departments would benefit greatly from collaboration since both of their problems boil down to permitting access to the right people.

    With such an obvious synergy and benefit to taking a more holistic view of enterprise security, why hasnt this yet happened? What are the real barriers preventing companies from moving in this direction?

    Perhaps one of the answers lies with the fact that weve been more focused on the what than the who. If organizations are really going to make a meaningful impact on protecting their assets, whether physical or virtual, its most important to focus on the whoand coordinating that task between IT and security is becoming important.

    Who was that (really)?

    Although privileges are assigned to people, its not always clear who is entering a password or who is carrying an RFID card. The risk of not knowing who varies from asset to asset. Is it enough to be the holder of a swipe card to enter a parking garage? Probably. How about to access a medical record? Absolutely not!

    It is in this context that biometrics is playing a larger role in securing facilities and assets of all kinds. With the introduction of multispectral imaging, biometrics has become reliable enough to deal with the fundamental issue of knowing who to a much higher degree of confidence.

    In fact, by linking physical identity to a myriad of digital identities, converged identity and access management solutions become much more powerful. There is no meaningful access management without first establishing the who in transactions. Who is accessing my facility? Who is punching the time clock? Who is withdrawing funds from that ATM? The question is always, Who?

    Thus, while access and authorization have always been granted to individual people, knowing a password or having a key is only superficially related to the authorized personand neither can establish who exactly that is. Only biometric technology can do that.

    Its more than just about security

    Weve all seen it: business grinds to a halt after the deployment of a new security system. Designing an authentication solution that is both secure and convenientthats where the value is for the customer.

    Convenience in an authentication solution is ease-of-use, accessibility, speed and all of the other things that become important to an organization after the primary objectivesecurityis met. Staffing help desks to reset passwords or reissue swipe cards while the employee is standing by is not an efficient use of resources. Nurses on a hospital floor cannot waste valuable seconds fumbling with the numbers and special characters in a password when accessing medical supplies.

    A biometric solution can lower risks, reduce costs and improve efficiencies. It can meet regulatory requirements, provide an audit trail and facilitate transactions, all without getting in the way of business. Today, biometric solutions authenticate people requiring access to secure facilities, sensitive records, government services and controlled substances. The possibilities and benefits are real if the biometric is chosen carefully.

    Security integrators are already aware that biometric technologies and scanners are not created equal. Some optical sensors work very well when the finger is clean and prepped with lotion. Is that convenient? Other sensors work perfectlyon the third or tenth try, while a line forms behind the user. These situations are the cases that cause security managers to abandon an application.

    On the other hand, multispectral imaging is capable of overcoming the myriad of fingerprint capture problems that conventional imaging systems have in less-than-ideal conditions. The high performance delivered by multispectral biometrics affects more than security, it allows authentication to recede into the background while authorized people go about their business. Thats no compromise, thats convenience!

    What about customers?

    Because biometrics can be so quick and easy to use, they are ideal for customer-facing applications. Today, financial institutions around the world are embracing multispectral fingerprint biometrics for authenticating customer transactions. In addition to enhancing transaction security, banks are able to provide additional convenience for their customers because there is no need for training; customers just present their finger at the ATM.

    Biometric patient authentication is becoming important for reducing medical errors and for minimizing fraudulent access to healthcare. Government and private insurance programs around the world rely on multispectral fingerprint biometrics to prevent fraudulent use of the policy. Officials at one government program report that the biometric deployment actually facilitates faster access to medical service by authorized patients while saving costs.

    Theme park access is a customer-facing application where convenience plays a special role. To prevent ticket fraud, one major international theme park wanted to be able to link each ticket to a specific customer. However, because the overriding goal was to create a positive environment for paying customers, there couldnt be even the illusion of a barrier between a customer and the park. The transaction had to be quick and intuitive for anyone to use. Its significant to note that this biometric solution did not require identification of the customer, assuring the privacy of guests. Multispectral fingerprint authentication was chosen for its reliability and convenience. As a result, the solution reduced transaction time, enhanced customer experience and reduced ticket fraud.

    This scenario is being repeated in other commercial customer-facing situations, such as membership-only fitness clubs, large sporting events, nightclubs and other places where its important to maintain convenience for the customer, even during an authentication transaction.

    Deploy an enterprise-wide

    authentication solution

    IT managers have their hands full. Threats are coming from every direction and on top of it all employees want to use their own devices. Users hate security solutions that simply get in the way of them doing their jobs. Multifactor authentication is becoming a must, but the difficulty of managing point solutions is increasing risk, not reducing it. And the smartest smartcard still cannot assure the organization that the person holding is it the person it was issued to. They need to know who.

    Security integrators know who. Theyve been integrating biometrics at the door for some time now. Perhaps its time to walk across the hall and have a conversation with the IT manager about integrating biometrics into an enterprise-wide authentication solution.

    Source: By BY PHIL SCARFO, http://www.securityinfowatch.com

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  •  Brigadier-General Kwame Opoku-Adusei, the General Officer Commanding the Northern Command of the Ghana Army, on Tuesday said the government has purchased 34 armoured reconnaissance vehicles to argument the logistics of Ghanaian peacekeepers.

    The armoured vehicles are to facilitate the migration of Ghanaian peacekeepers from the Dry Lease to the Wet Lease system, Brig-Gen. Opoku-Adusei stated during Ghanbatt 77s Medals Presentation Parade at Lebanon.

    He said the military high command had outlined plans to provide logistical support for the migration of the Ghanaian contingent on peacekeeping duties in Lebanon (Ghanbatt) from the Dry Lease to the Wet Lease system to enable it to be self-sufficient.

    A Ghana Armed Forces statement issued in Accra and signed by Lieutenant Commander M. A. Larbi and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said the Commander of the Northern Command commended the Ghanbatt 77.

    I am personally satisfied with what I have seen and heard about your performance during my visit to the Ghanbatt Area of responsibility and I urge you all to continue with the good work.

    Brig Gen Opoku-Adusei, who was the head of a six-member military delegation to Lebanon, used the occasion to update troops on current developments in the country as well as within the Ghana Armed Forces.

    The Commander and his team also paid a courtesy call on United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Deputy Force Commander, Brig Gen Patrick Phelan, who expressed appreciation for the performance of Ghanaian troops.

    The Commanding officer of Ghanbatt 77, Lt Col Francis Anemana, assured the delegation that Ghanbatt is poised in executing its assigned tasks successfully despite the challenges.

    Chief Military Personnel Officer, Col Reginald Yemo Odoi, thanked the government of Ghana for the high profile delegation to the Medals Day Parade and described Ghanbatt 77 as a wonderful battalion which executed its task with high professionalism to the admiration of UNIFIL High Command.

    Source: http://www.ghanaweb.com

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  •  The Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China has awarded a contract for the manufacture and development of smart ID cards for its residents.

    The new generation of ID cards will be purely contactless, and will store personal data and biometric information such as fingerprints on a digital chip embedded in the card. The IDs can be used as conventional IDs, providing sophisticated visual and electronic proof of identity, but will also allow citizens to carry out transactions with the government electronically, saving time and effort.

    The contactless system will also provide faster data transfer rates while card reading, useful especially for the large number of people who use their IDs in regular travel between Macau, Hong Kong, and China, as the processing time for travellers will significantly reduce. The new national ID card will also support contactless electronic signatures.

    A security protocol developed by Germanys Federal Office for Information Security will be used to ensure the security of data on the cards and during contactless transactions. Named PACE (Password Authenticated Connection Establishment), the protocol will create a secure connection between the chip in the card and a card reader, and encrypt data before the transfer.

    The contract for the manufacture and delivery of the cards was awarded to Munich-based technology company, Giesecke & Devrient. In addition to development and manufacture of the cards, G&D will develop the required smartcard applications and modify the existing infrastructure according to the needs of the new technology.

    The government will also receive an advanced operation system platform for smartcards, which will be ready to support additional features in the future, such as contactless payment. The new set of ID cards is expected to be introduced in October 2013.

    Source: By Sumedha Jalote, http://www.futuregov.asia/

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