Raytheon Intelligence & Space receives $318M TSA contract
Arlington contractor to expand deployment of checked baggage screening tech nationwide
Arlington-based Raytheon Intelligence & Space will expand its deployment of checked baggage screening equipment to all federally managed airports nationwide under a five-year, $318 million contract with the Transportation Security Administration.
A subsidiary of Massachusetts-based Raytheon Technologies Corp., Raytheon Intelligence & Space previously had a contract to install and/or upgrade checked baggage screening equipment in 155 airports in the Central U.S. region. This contract expands that reach to the entire network of roughly 430 airports.
“We have worked with the TSA since its inception to strengthen security at our airports,” said John DeSimone, vice president of cybersecurity, training and services for Raytheon Intelligence & Space, in a statement. “This nationwide expansion of our partnership allows us to continue to protect passengers from evolving security threats.”
Raytheon Intelligence & Space generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2020 and has 37,000 employees worldwide. It is one of four businesses that comprise Raytheon Technologies.