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Battelle Selected by Transportation Security Administration for 350M Task-Order Contract

Posted on Sep 22, 2010

COLUMBUS, OH., 22 September, 2010—Battelle will provide test and evaluation services to the TSA under a five-year, multiple award contract with a $350 million ceiling.

As part of the contract Battelle will bid on task orders to provide test and evaluation services to the TSA on security equipment in government testing facilities and when it is installed at airports around the country. Battelle has supported the test and evaluation of security equipment used to protect the national transportation infrastructure since 1997.

The contract includes supporting an integrated evaluation strategy, including all data collection and analysis services required to support TSA security equipment testing objectives. A portion of this test and evaluation support will be performed at the TSA’s Systems Integration Facility (TSIF) at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.

“We’re gratified the TSA has selected us to continue this important work supporting their mission of protecting the American traveling public,” said Neal Owens, Vice President and Manager of Battelle’s Energetic Systems and Security Technology group.

About Battelle

As the world’s largest independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses:  Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; and Energy, Environment and Material Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.2 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. 

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including eight national laboratories for which Battelle has a significant management role on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the United Kingdom.

Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

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