“What we find suspicious is that a lot of these interceptors are right on top of U.S. military bases.
Whenever he wants to test out his company’s ultra-secure smart phone against an interceptor, Goldsmith drives past a certain government facility in the Nevada desert. (To avoid the attention of the gun-toting counter-intelligence agents in black SUVs who patrol the surrounding roads, he won't identify the facility to Popular Science). He knows that someone at the facility is running an interceptor, which gives him a good way to test out the exotic “baseband firewall” on his phone.
A new map released Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union shows that fake cell towers, also known as stingrays, are used by state and local law enforcement in 15 states.
Further Reading Is Chicago using cell tracking devices? One man tries to find out Lawyer: Chicago police "has a history of doing some questionable surveillance." Police departments in Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, Tucson, Los Angeles, and even Anchorage, among others, have been confirmed to use the devices. Beyond those states, 12 federal law enforcement agencies, ranging from the FBI to the National Security Agency, also employ them.
Relatively little is known about precisely how police decide when and where to deploy them, but stingrays are used to track targeted phones and can also be used to intercept calls and text messages. However, privacy advocates worry that while the devices go after specific targets, they also often capture data of nearby unrelated people.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC) requires an STA to demonstrate deployable 4G mobile communication solutions at two locations within the Nevada Test Range to the U.S. Military. Expedited consideration is requested to permit these demonstrations to be initiated as soon as possible. Before initiating tests, NGSC will coordinate with existing and adjacent licensees and the federal spectrum coordinator, as appropriate.
Phoenix Global Support offers complete classes and curriculum for Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Electronic Warfare (E/W) spanning the spectrum of wireless communications.
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Gov Agency: US Navy, NAVSPECWARCOM; POC: Jeffrey Milstead, Comm: 619 - 437 - 0811, email: Jeffrey.email@example.com Contractor: WYLE LABORATORIES, INC., 900 HERITAGE DRIVE, SUITE C RIDGECREST, CA 9355 This is a rated order certified for national defense, emergency preparedness, and energy program use, and the Contractor shall follow all the requirements of the Defense Priorities and Allocations Syst em regulation (15 CFR 700) Contract Number: HC1047 - 05 - D - 4005 For (17) days of training for up to 12 students on GSM Cellular Theory, New Equipment Training, Applications and Lab training. Lecture/practical exercises instruction will be accomplished at t he Phoenix Global Support Training Facility located at 3139 Doc Bennett Rd, Suite 300 on the Fayetteville Airport. Each course includes eighty (80) hours of flight time to support lab training
Phoenix Global Support, LLC January 2008 – Present (6 years 9 months) Fayetteville, North Carolina Area Phoenix Global Support (PGS) is a financially sound, certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB) located in Fayetteville, NC. PGS offers specialized training on state-of-the-art technologies along with a wide range of training, management, and logistics support services for the most demanding customers. Formed as a Limited Liability Company in the state of North Carolina in 2007, PGS has grown to become the country’s premier provider of training for airborne and ground-based Precision Geo-Location capabilities and is the certifying company for the United States Special Operations Command as well as the National Security Agency in Precision Geo-Location capabilities. All PGS employees have a Special Operations background to include numerous deployments in our current theaters of conflict. PGS provides program management, extensive operational experience, logistical support, a highly skilled and certified training team(s), SME’s for developmental efforts to Tier One vendors, and state-of-the-art Top Secret rated facilities and classrooms to our customers. PGS currently teaches courses from the unclassified level and up to/including TS/SCI in our SCIF spaces. PGS operators are capable to meet any demanding need worldwide.
Must be able to instruct in the classroom, in vehicles, aboard aircraft, or from backpack configurations of SIGINT systems
Wireless Communications Instructor
We are searching for a Wireless Communications Instructor for our continuously growing organization. This position is based in our Fayetteville, NC Office.
Job Description: Provide instruction to learners through lecture, demonstration, hands-on activities, learner assessments and practical experience. Assist course assessments, rewrites and updates. Maintain technical proficiency with current and emerging technologies.
Provide instruction for establishing and following a course of instruction.
Provide New Equipment Training (NET)
Knowledgeable of all COT’s and GOT’s SIGINT PGL systems
Able to read/write English
Able to instruct in small groups (3-5) or in front of large lecture classrooms (30-50 students
Must be able to instruct in the classroom, in vehicles, aboard aircraft, or from backpack configurations of SIGINT systems Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand on your feet for several hours at a time.
Provide tests and exhibit evaluation skills
Knowledgeable and skilled to install, operated and maintain SIGINT systems
Complete After Action and student evaluation reporting
Attend upgrade courses as needed to obtain advanced certifications.
Clearance: Current TS/SCI Required Experience and Education:
Current operational experience with utilizing Precision Geo-Location SIGINT systems
Prior military service in SOF desired
Associates degree preferred
Familiar with one or more of the following instructional standards; TRADOC, ISD, SAT and Reverse ADDIE process
Retired Military preferred with at least 7 years experience in SIGINT PGL applications or;
Military service with at least 9 years experience in tactical SIGINT PGL