Transportation Security Administration overview

A snapshot of TSA's budget, leadership and major contractors

Transportation Security Administration

Mission: Protect U.S. transportation systems for the free movement of people and commerce.
Budget: $7.4 billion
IT budget: $753 million

People you should know:
John Pistole, administrator
Domenico Cipicchio, assistant administrator for acquisition
Emma Garrison-Alexander, CIO and assistant administrator for IT
Robin Kane, assistant administrator for security technology
Robert Boone, small and disadvantaged business utilization office

Top IT contractors:
Raytheon Co.: $96 million
Lockheed Martin Corp.: $79.4 million
Unisys Corp.: $52.9 million
IBM Corp.: $51 million
Deloitte LLP: $38.2 million

Key contracts:
Integrated Hiring Operations and Personnel Program
Value: $1.2 billion
Contractor: Lockheed Martin

Operational Application Support and Information Services (OASIS), application development contract:
Value: $1 billion
Contractor: IBM

Professional Engineering and Logistics Support:
Value: $1 billion
Contractors: Global Systems Technologies Inc. and Quasars Inc.

Security Equipment Integration Services:
Value: $500 million
Contractors: Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Science Applications International Corp. and Boeing Co.

IT Infrastructure Program:
Value: $493 million
Contractor: Computer Sciences Corp.

Top requests for proposals:
OASIS recompete, June 2012
Electronic Trace Detection, May 2011
Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, March 2011
Explosive Trace Detection, May 2011

Small-business prime contract goals:

Small business: 23 percent
Small, disadvantaged business: 5 percent
Woman owned: 5 percent
Service-disabled veteran-owned: 3 percent
Historically Underutilized Business Zone: 3 percent

Small-business subcontracting goals:

Small business: 40 percent
Small, disadvantaged business: 14.5 percent
Woman owned: 5 percent
Service-disabled veteran-owned: 3 percent
HUBZone: 3 percent

Sources: Transportation Security Administration, FedSources and Input

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Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

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