TSA To Pay $245M For New Airport Security Scanners

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 7:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration has committed up to $245 million to buying advanced imaging technology scanners for airport security checkpoints that will better detect weapons and help allay passenger privacy concerns.

TSA awarded contracts to American Science and Engineering Inc. on Sept. 17, to L-3 Communications Corp. on Sept. 20 and to Smiths Detection Edgewood Inc. on Sept. 24 to provide the agency with new second-generation advanced imaging technology scanners that will be more accurately detect weapons, improvised explosive device components...
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