TSA awards contract for explosives detection systems

By Dawn Lim

September 27, 2012

Defense contractor L-3 Communications has nabbed an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply explosives detection technology to the Transportation Security Administration.

L-3 will supply TSA with eXaminer 3DX and eXaminer 3DX-ES machine systems to screen bags in airports. More than 640 of the systems are deployed by TSA, the company said.

A five-year acquisition initiative at the agency has a revenue potential of $549.6 million for L-3, according to a company release.


By Dawn Lim

September 27, 2012

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