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  • Leidos to Continue IT, Engineering Support for TSA Security Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos to Continue IT, Engineering Support for TSA Security Equipment

    Leidos has secured a potential five-year, $17 million contract from the Transportation Security Administration to continue to provide engineering, management and information technology security services for transportation security equipment used at airports and TSA facilities. The company said Tuesday it will help TSA manage, redeploy and move Reduced-Size Explosives Detection Systems as well as update the agency’s current […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Interview with Judy Bjornaas, EVP/CFO of ManTech Int'l - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Interview with Judy Bjornaas, EVP/CFO of ManTech Int’l

    “When you've been in the government contracting business for nearly 50 years, as ManTech has, every aspect of working with the customer is, by definition, second nature.” EM: You've been a senior finance and accounting executive with 30+ years of experience in government contracting. What are some of your most memorable highlights of your career? […] More

  • L3 Delivers Passenger Screening System to Istanbul Airport - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Delivers Passenger Screening System to Istanbul Airport

    L3 Technologies has delivered its ProVision 2 passenger screening system to the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. The company said Wednesday the order brings the total number of deployed ProVision platforms to 2,000 systems worldwide. ProVision works to detect metallic and non-metallic objects such as weapons, explosives, liquids, gels, plastics, powders, metals, ceramics and other materials. […] More

  • eGlobalTech Lands TSA IT Security Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    eGlobalTech Lands TSA IT Security Support Contract

    The Transportation Security Administration has awarded eGlobalTech a contract to help TSA’s information assurance and cybersecurity division secure information systems at the agency. The company said Wednesday it will also help update IAD’s risk management system, develop security policies and assess security controls in efforts to maintain the division’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act. Sonya Jain, CEO and […] More

  • TSA OKs Optosecurity-Vanderlande Integrated Screening Platform for Airport Deployment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA OKs Optosecurity-Vanderlande Integrated Screening Platform for Airport Deployment

    The Transportation Security Administration has approved an automated screening lane system from Vanderlande and Optosecurity for operational readiness tests at category-X airports in the U.S. The ASL system that combines Optosecurity’s eVelocity platform with Vanderlande’s SCANNOJET offering passed pre-approval assessments by the TSA’s innovation task force, Optosecurity said Thursday. “We look forward to providing a new ASL option to U.S. airports and airline carriers,” […] More

  • TSA to Assess One Resonance Sensors-Built Electronics Scanner Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA to Assess One Resonance Sensors-Built Electronics Scanner Tech

    The Transportation Security Administration will assess the effectiveness of a personal electronics scanner offering from San Diego, California-based One Resonance Sensors to detect explosives hidden in electronic devices. ORS said Tuesday that TSA’s planned evaluation of the MobileLab ES inspection system comes after the Homeland Security Department has banned carry-on electronics on direct flights from several  airports in North Africa and Middle East. MobiLab ES utilizes radio […] More

  • TSA Orders Additional Smiths Detection-Built Explosive Detectors; Sally Nordeen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TSA Orders Additional Smiths Detection-Built Explosive Detectors; Sally Nordeen Comments

    Smiths Detection has received a $45 million order to supply the Transportation Security Administration with additional explosives detection systems for installation at various airports across the U.S. The company said Wednesday that it will deliver 26 CTX 9800 DSi systems as part of the order with an option to provide 12 more EDS units to TSA. Sally Nordeen, senior director of global EDS […] More

  • Leidos Gets TSA Contract for Hazardous Material Mgmt, Disposal Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Gets TSA Contract for Hazardous Material Mgmt, Disposal Services

    Leidos has secured a potential five-year, $45 million contract from the Transportation Security Administration to help manage and dispose of hazardous materials at more than 440 airport screening checkpoints. The company said Monday it will also provide regulatory support to help TSA comply with federal, state and local hazardous materials and hazardous waste regulations. Contract work also includes treatment, storage […] More

  • Homeland Security and Defense Business Council Welcomes Four New Industry Partners - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Homeland Security and Defense Business Council Welcomes Four New Industry Partners

    Blue Canopy Group, CACI International, E3 Federal Solutions and SureID have joined the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council in the first quarter of 2017. The council said Monday that its members have taken part in various forums such as round table discussions with leaders of the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the Federal Emergency […] More

  • Accenture to Update TSA Enterprise IT Applications Under Potential $64M Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture to Update TSA Enterprise IT Applications Under Potential $64M Contract

    Accenture‘s federal services business has received a potential four-year, $64 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration update and maintain more than 70 enterprise information technology applications through the use of agile and DevOps methodologies. The company said Tuesday it will provide a range of IT services in support of TSA’s current technology environment and modification efforts on the agency’s core […] More

  • Smiths Detection-Duke University Alliance to Apply Deep Learning Tech for Airport Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Smiths Detection-Duke University Alliance to Apply Deep Learning Tech for Airport Security

    Smiths Detection and Duke University’s Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering have forged a partnership to study deep learning techniques that could boost the screening capacity of airport checkpoint x-ray systems. The company said Friday the partnership is part of Duke University’s contract with the Transportation Security Administration that aims to apply machine learning technology in the […] More

  • Teracore Secures TSA Systems Engineering, Technical Assistance Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Teracore Secures TSA Systems Engineering, Technical Assistance Contract

    Teracore has received a $31.5 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical support to the operations and engineering division of the Transportation Security Administration‘s information technology office. The company said Tuesday the contract covers quality assurance, oversight, technical and business operations support for cloud, as-a service, data center migration and business and management activities. Luis Perez, Teracore […] More

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