General Dynamics to Build Reagan Airport Data Collection Net; Mike Tweed-Kent Comments

General Dynamics‘ advanced information systems unit will build and install a data collection network at Reagan National Airport in Washington for testing and evaluating systems.

The company said it won a 30-month, $5 million contract from the Transportation Security Administration through the Enterprise Acquisitions Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions vehicle.

“We are supporting TSA’s capability to gather and report critical evaluation data and test results for emerging technologies,” said Mike Tweed-Kent, vice president and general manager of mission integration systems for GDAIS.

TSA’s systems integration facility at Reagan will use the company’s Test, Evaluation and Monitoring Network to analyze technologies, systems and procedures.

Accenture is building a new identity management system for TSA with the goal of consolidating multiple programs into one (click over to GovCon Wire for more on this project).

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