TSA pledges $3.4 million for explosives detection systems at Pittsburgh International Airport

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National Press Release
Friday, September 17, 2004

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has agreed to commit $3.4 million to Allegheny County Airport Authority for improvements to be made to the existing checked baggage screening system in the North Landside Terminal of Pittsburgh International Airport, Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for TSA, announced today.

"TSA is committed to providing the latest and most efficient checked baggage screening equipment that supports both stronger security and improved customer convenience," said Admiral Stone. "This agreement is a testament to the ongoing partnership among TSA, Allegheny County Airport Authority and the airlines."

TSA continues to work with Congress and the aviation community to deploy permanent baggage screening solutions for airports. TSA has authorized nearly $1 billion for these efforts over the next three years.

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