TSA orders security technologies from Lockheed Martin for all airports in the US western region
25 August 2015
Lockheed Martin has received a contract from the US TSA to deploy security technologies at all airports and ports in the western region of the US. Under the transportation security equipment deployment services (TEDS) contract, the company will install security technology equipment at airports, ports, terminals, cargo facilities and other locations within the western region stretching from Alaska to Hawaii, Guam in the west and Colorado in the east. The deal, which is a part of the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that has a ceiling of USD 450 million for work across western, eastern and central US, will last until July 2020. Lockheed’s TEDS team includes Parsons, Beltmann Integrated Logistics, and Faithful and Gould along with small business partners such as K2 Consulting, Swanson Rink, Main Sail, CAGE, Cherokee Nation, DSCI and Spider Integration Group. The TEDS projects cover installation of checkpoint technologies for passenger, carry-on and checked baggage screenings.