Lockheed tasked with boosting TSA airport screening technology

Work encompasses 300 airports across east and central United States

Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide new passenger screening and security equipment for the Transportation Security Administration under two, two-year regional task orders worth a combined $72 million.

Under the TSA’s Security Equipment Systems Integration indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle, Lockheed will help integrate and deploy the systems at airports across the east and central United States, according to a July 28 Lockheed announcement.

The assistance includes Advanced Imaging Technology equipment and software upgrades and involves a complex integration of electrical systems, wireless technologies and existing airport infrastructure.

The company will perform installations at approximately 300 airports across the two regions. Work has already begun at airports in the eastern United States.

Lockheed Martin Corp., of Bethesda, Md., ranks No. 1 on Washington Technology’s 2011 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

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