Briefing

Leidos [LDOS] has received a single award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the Transportation Security Administration for continued integrated logistics support maintenance services for the reduced-size explosive detection systems (RS-EDS) the company provides to the agency. The potential value of the award was redacted. Leidos RS-EDS include the CT-80DR and CT-80DR+.

The Transportation Security Administration plans to award two sole-source indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract modification to Smiths Detection and Implant Sciences to extend the ordering period for six more months for the production, deployment and support of explosive trace detection systems in U.S. airports used for checkpoint and checked baggage screening. Smiths’ contract was originally awarded in Sept. 2007 and so far the agency has purchased 1,185 ETD from the company. Implant’s contract, with a ceiling of $162 million, was awarded in Nov. 2015 and so far the agency has awarded $22.3 million to the company.

The White House announces that President Barack Obama intends to appoint L. Wayne Brasure as the director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. Brasure has been the acting director of DNDO since May when former director Huban Gowadia left to become the deputy at the Transportation Security Administration. Brasure was the deputy director at DNDO from 2014 to 2016 before being named acting director.





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