- 51 pages
- June 27, 2007
- Rapid deployment of Airport Security Equipment after 9/11 was done without the luxury of structured System Acquisition processes. As a result, much of the requirements analysis and related support analyses are being done after the fact
- Changing TSA’s Life Cycle Support focus from one of Deployment to one of sustainment has been filled with challenges
- Configuration Control, Requirements Management, Cost, Schedule, and Performance challenges are linked to the original need for difficult deployment
- Both the TSA and OEM’s have struggled with numerous, seemingly ordinary logistics issues that would have evolved out of a normal acquisition process?
“TSA OST will continue to develop our staff, physical infrastructure, and partnerships to enhance worldwide recognition for leadership in multi-modal transportation security, support development and testing, and by being a key partner in determining the application of multi-modal transportation security technology. Our technical ability will continue to improve the security of the transportation community.”