Homeland Security boosts airport security spending by $35.4 million

09/11/2009 | NextGov

The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday that it is pumping another $35.4 million into enhancements at U.S. airports. DHS says $30 million will be spent on reduced-size Explosive Detection Systems that screen checked baggage in areas with limited space, $4.1 million will be spent on a new closed circuit television system at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport, and $1.3 million will be spent for the design of an explosive detection baggage handling system at an off-site facility at Orlando International Airport.

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