SAIC Receives $25 Million Order from TSA for Explosive Detection System (EDS) Upgrades
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has received a $25 million order from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to upgrade 210 Reveal Imaging CT-80 systems to its next-generation CT-80DR.
The CT-80DR is based on Reveal's proven CT technology and performance and will provide the TSA with enhanced capabilities in checked baggage screening. Reveal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SAIC, developed and has deployed hundreds of reduced-sized explosive detection systems in the United States and internationally. The Reveal CT-80DR system features proprietary dual-energy computed tomography (CT) X-ray technology that provides enhanced detection and false alarm rate performance at an economical price.
"We are pleased to continue to support TSA in enhancing aviation security through advanced technology deployment," said Alex Preston, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "As threats to aviation grow and evolve, we remain a committed partner with TSA in the inspection and detection of these threats and the protection of the aviation community."
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