$35 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Airport Security Projects

On Thursday, DHS Secretary Napolitano announced another $35.4 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds would be used to pay for three airport security projects around the country. 
The projects include:
$30 million for reduced-size Explosive Detection Systems (EDS). These are checked baggage screening units designed for airports with space limitations.
$4.1 million is going to Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport for a new closed circuit television system (CCTV).
About $1.3 million for an explosive detection baggage handling system at an existing off-site facility at Orlando International Airport. It total the ARRA allocates $1 billion in funding for TSA projects.

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By Planet Data