TITLE

L-3 Communications [LLL]: General Electric's [GE]: OSI Systems [OSIS]: TSA Boosts L-3 Contract For Baggage Screening Equipment

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;3/30/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the contract given to L-3 Communications by U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the purchase of 60 additional medium-speed explosives detection systems (EDS) to screen checked bags at local airports. The contract is worth 61 million U.S. dollars. According to TSA, the L-3 machines will go to airports that already have 6600 eXaminer 3DX EDS. TSA added that no other manufacturer can satisfy its needs to integrate EDS into existing baggage handling systems.
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59741870

 

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