L-3 Awarded TSA Contract for Explosives Detection Systems

L-3 Awarded TSA Contract for Explosives Detection Systems

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- L-3 Communications (NYS: LLL) announced today that its Security and Detection Systems division has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to supply medium-speed explosives detection systems. This five-year acquisition program has a revenue potential of $549.6 million for L-3. As one of two suppliers selected as an ID/IQ award winner, L-3 is now qualified to receive orders for this equipment.

Under this contract, L-3 will supply TSA with eXaminer® 3DX and eXaminer® 3DX-ES systems for use in checked bag screening at the nation's airports. More than 640 of these systems are currently in use by TSA.


Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 51,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in C3ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms.

To learn more about L-3, please visit the company's website at www.L-3com.com. L-3 uses its website as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding L-3 is routinely posted on the company's website and is readily accessible.

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