Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide security technologies and equipment at airports, terminals, ports and cargo facilities in the U.S.’ Western region under aÂ potential $450 million contract with theÂ Transportation Security AdministrationÂ .
The company said Wednesday theÂ Transportation Security Equipment Deployment Services contract runs through July 2020 and covers checkpoint and screening technologies for passengers and baggage.
“Protecting the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce is at the core of the TSA’s mission, and ours, ” said Scott Gray, vice president of IT and security solutions at Lockheed’s information systems and global solutions business segment.
Lockheed will oversee the deployment of transportation security equipment at Western region facilities in support of TSA’sÂ Office of Security Capabilities.
The company’s industry partners on the TEDS contractÂ includeÂ Parsons, BeltmannÂ Integrated Logistics, Â Faithful and Gould, Â K2 Consulting andÂ DSCI.