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New TSA PreCheck Program Enrolls Travelers at Participating Work, School Locations

November 25, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The contractor that facilitates enrollment in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program developed an enrollment option to let employees of participating organizations sign up at their offices, saving them the trip to an airport or off-site enrollment center.

TSA's Halloween Travel Tip: Don't Pack Replica Explosives. Really.

October 27, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

You would think it would go without saying, but apparently not. So a U.S. Transportation Security Administration representative wrote a brief blog on a few Halloween travel tips if travelers are taking flight with costumes in tow.

General Dynamics to Develop and Deploy Data Collection Infrastructure

December 13, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, Va., was awarded a contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop and implement the Test, Evaluation and Monitoring Network (TEMnet) for TSA’s Systems Integration Facility (TSIF) located at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. This 30-month task order was awarded under the Enterprise Acquisitions Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract and is valued at approximately $5 million. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will design, develop and deploy an integrated data collection infrastructure for test and evaluation of systems at the TSIF. This environment will enable quick and accurate access to test data for analysis of technologies, systems and procedures. 

MorphoTrust to Support TSA Biometrics

April 16, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected MorphoTrust, Billerica, Massachusetts, as the prime contractor for its new Universal Enrollment Service (UES), the company recently announced. UES will transition multiple programs into a consolidated service with convenient locations for individuals requiring enrollment and registration for programs serviced by TSA. The checks include the capture of biometric (facial pictures and fingerprints) and biographic data to ensure that individuals seeking access to critical segments of the nation's transportation system, infrastructure, or sensitive materials do not pose a threat to national security. As programs such as the Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) and Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program (HTAP) begin transitioning into the UES program, MorphoTrust will provide applicant services via the Web, telephone, and in person at hundreds of centers, including all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories.

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