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Leidos to Develop Biometric Tech for CBP Traveler Screening Process; Vicki Schmanske Quoted

Vicki Schmanske
Vicki Schmanske
Vicki Schmanske
Vicki Schmanske

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2020 “” Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide biometric software and associated special equipment for Customs and Border Protection personnel to process and verify data on travelers as part of a potential five-year, $960M blanket purchase agreement, GovCon Wire reported July 2.

"This BPA extends this work and draws upon Leidos' deep capabilities in both agile software development and SecDevOps, to support CBP's essential national security mission," Vicki Schmanske, president of Leidos' intelligence group, said in a July 1 press release.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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