Leidos lands $470M TSA contract
Reston-based Fortune 500 contractor will support checkpoint security services
Reston-based Fortune 500 government contractor Leidos has landed a potential five-year, $470.7 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security, according to a contract award notice published June 3.
The work is in support of checkpoint screening equipment deployment services for the Transportation Security Administration.
The scope of the work is outlined by the request for proposals to include on-site coordination, surveys, design support, coordination and execution of screening equipment installations, relocations and removals.
The TSA outlines its security checkpoint technology as walk-through metal detectors, carry-on baggage X-rays, explosives trace detection and bottled liquid scanners, among other measures, according to the RFP.
Leidos, which employs 38,000 people, reported $12.3 billion in 2020 revenue.