General Dynamics Awarded $27 Million to Support Los Angeles International
Airport Security Systems
FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 31, 2013
FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information
Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a
contract by the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports, to enhance
the closed circuit television (CCTV) and video management and storage system
at the Los Angeles International Airport. The contract has a potential value
of $27.3 million over three years.
General Dynamics will design, install, configure and integrate a
state-of-the-art CCTV, video management and storage system which includes more
than 2,500 interior and exterior cameras, as well as 120 workstations
throughout the airport. The system will integrate with the airport's existing
network, delivering digital storage and streaming video to security stations
airport-wide. The CCTV and video management system will also integrate with
airport alarms, sensors, audio feeds and a computer-aided dispatch system. In
addition, General Dynamics will train more than 120 users.
"General Dynamics has supported several critical programs for the Los Angeles
Airport over the past five years," said Edward Hudson, vice president and
general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's Network and
Mission Systems sector. "We will leverage our knowledge of the Los Angeles
Airport systems and protocols to deliver an integrated video surveillance
system that enhances local and national security for more than 61 million
Previous projects with the Los Angeles World Airports include relocating the
Los Angeles Airport IT hub, integrating the existing video monitoring system
into the Los Angeles World Airports systems and implementing video streams via
the Los Angeles World Airports' IP network.
The Los Angeles International Airport is the sixth busiest passenger airport
in the world and third in the United States. The airport has nine passenger
terminals and occupies approximately 3,500 acres about 15 miles southwest of
the Los Angeles central business district.
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