Lockheed Martin selected to secure western region airports and ports

Rockville (Maryland, US) Aug.17 : The U.S.Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, to protect the American transportation system and to ensure freedom of movement of people and commerce.

Under the TEDS contract, Lockheed Martin will perform all tasks associated with the deployment of security technology equipment at airports, ports, terminals, cargo facilities and other locations within the Western Region of the United States, spanning from Alaska to Hawaii, as far west as Guam and as far east as Colorado.

The period of performance is July 2015 through July 2020 and is part of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a USD 450 million ceiling for work across the three U.S. geographic regions (Western, Central, Eastern).

“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, Information Systems and Global Solutions, Lockheed Martin.

“We have a strong history of providing critical security services and capabilities for the TSA and look forward to continuing this successful partnership.”

Lockheed Martin is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland and employs approximately 112,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration. The Corporation’s net sales for 2014 were USD 45.6 billion. (ANI)