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CRGT Provides Technology Leadership for Maritime Homeland Security

>PRWEB.COM Newswire

Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013

CRGT Inc., a leading provider of full life-cycle IT services and an expert in emerging technology solutions for the Federal Government, announced an award of a $600,000 grant funded by DHS/FEMA for the Maritime Domain Awareness Infrastructure Program. This award was made to Signal Electronics in Freeport, Texas who partnered with CRGT as principal subcontractor. The City of Freeport, on the Gulf Coast, has vital assets in our nation’s energy infrastructure, which are located within the critical, first-responder area of the Freeport Police Department.

Daniel W. Pennington, Chief of Police, Freeport Police Department, said, “CRGT and Signal did an outstanding job on our surveillance project. They were very responsive to our requests and needs. Frequently, they went beyond what was expected to ensure our satisfaction.” Tom Ferrando, CRGT’s President, noted that “This work is special to CRGT because it allows us to serve at the front line of Homeland Security in a proactive manner.”

CRGT and Signal Electronics worked with the City to design, develop, and implement a system to protect the port by protecting the City itself. This system provides new capabilities such as enhancing homeland security, crime detection and deterrence, and a technology platform for future planned security enhancements. The system will serve as a force multiplier for the Police Department. The system’s cameras and license plate recognition (LPR) capability are like having “an extra sets of eyes” on the street. This successful project is being considered for expansion to other regional municipalities.

About CRGT Inc.
CRGT is a full life-cycle IT services provider and leading expert in emerging technology solutions for the Federal Government. Working as a close partner with government agencies spanning national defense, domestic security and civilian services, CRGT has earned a proud track record of success with integration and operations for large-scale, high-volume solutions that connect these vital agencies to their diverse constituencies. CRGT is known for its work across numerous innovative technology domains, including big data, spatially oriented analytics and visualization, enterprise mobility and cyber security in support to clients across the Federal Government. CRGT’s customers include the US Army, the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Agriculture, and the United States Postal Service. CRGT is a uniquely positioned, nimble organization that offers customers the flexibility and agility they have valued for over 28 years combined with the strength that comes from being part of the Veritas Capital group. For additional information on CRGT, please visit

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