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Leidos Wins Contract to Help Disinfect Edinburgh Airport Security Tray Return Systems; Maria Hedden Quoted

Maria Hedden

Leidos has been awarded a prime contract by Edinburgh Airport Limited to upgrade the airport's security tray return systems with antimicrobial tray technology. The company reported on Tuesday. Edinburgh Airport has remained operational during the coronavirus pandemic. The airport’s officials have continued to enact plans to safeguard the health of its staff and the traveling public while preparing for global travel recovery. 

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DHS S&T Pursues Development of Airport Shoe Scanner

The Department of Homeland Security is developing a millimeter wave technology designed to scan footwear for airport security. DHS' Science and Technology Directorate said Tuesday that it's pursuing this project as part of the Screening at Speed Program, an effort to boost security effectiveness and reduce waiting times for passengers.

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GAO Recommends TSA Update Airport Security Risk Assessment Method

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Transportation Security Administration to update its assessment methods for airport security in order to help schedule resources for what TSA identifies as high-priority risks. GAO said Tuesday TSA developed a comprehensive risk assessment of perimeter and access control security in May 2013 after the …

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