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Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, will expand the deployment of checked baggage screening equipment to all federally managed airports nationwide under a five-year, $318 million contract with the Transportation Security Administration.
Through its longstanding partnership with TSA on critical passenger baggage screening and security procedures, Raytheon Intelligence & Space was previously responsible for installing new and upgrading existing checked baggage screening equipment in 155 airports in the Central U.S. region. Under this contract, the scope will expand to all of the approximately 430 federal airports across the country.
"We have worked with the TSA since its inception to strengthen security at our airports," said John DeSimone, vice president of Cybersecurity, Training and Services for Raytheon Intelligence & Space. "This nationwide expansion of our partnership allows us to continue to protect passengers from evolving security threats."
Raytheon Intelligence & Space is a trusted partner of TSA with more than 20 years of mission-critical airport security services experience. The company has installed, upgraded or decommissioned over 1,700 pieces of TSA security equipment in the past six years.